1st Shift Material Handler/Wood Cutter
at Wausau Supply Company

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Description

Summary: Wausau Supply Company EWP Production position is responsible for quality control, sorting and maintaining flow of materials through the distribution system.   It is the responsibility of the EWP Production position to be aware of all distribution goals and anticipate problems that could impact long term goals, including quality control and establishing high standards of workmanship.  In order to be effective in the EWP Production position, the individual must be fluent with communication and it is imperative that positive relations with all internal levels of the organization remain uncompromised. 

Duties to include, (but not limited to):

  • Machining operation competencies
  • Interpret orders and assemble job packs
  • Ability to utilize hand tools, chain saws, and wood unit chain saw
  • Maintain knowledge of materials and processes
  • Ensure product standards are met and monitor quality control
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure
  • Responsible for machine set-up & general machine operation
  • Operate an overhead crane
  • Receives and reads order to identify items to be pulled
  • Verifies stock availability and prepares items for shipment
  • Enters data and verifies records of incoming and outgoing product
  • Assists with loading/unloading trucks and rail cars
  • Follow daily production schedule, including changes that may occur during the course of the shift 
  • Sorts and moves product interdepartmentally while operating and using a variety of material handling equipment, including but not limited to forklift, hand-helds, racks, etc.
  • Develops and maintains a clean, safe working environment and ensures participation in safety programs and required trainings
  • Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principals of safety for self and others into daily activities
  • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and encourages team effort
  • Performs other duties as assigned that would lead to successful operation of department, team and/or company mission

Job Requirements

EWP Production Demonstrates:

•        Ability to work independently while portraying excellent team work mentality

•        Problem solving and innovative solutions to eliminate

•        Dynamic self-motivation and ability to work a flexible schedule

•        Ability to maintain positive moral within the workforce


Education / Experience:

•        High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•        Warehouse hand-held ERP technology – experience a plus but not required – training will be provided.

•        Forklift experience is preferred 

Working Demands / Physical Requirements:

•        Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds –

o   45% of the day using chain saw (20-25 lbs. saw)

o   45% of the day carrying & stacking wood per orders

•        Ability to stand/bend/walk for long periods of time

o   90% of the day is on standing /walking

•        Ability to withstand heat and cold during the summer and winter months

o   Depends on weather conditions at the location

•        Must be computer literate and comfort level of working with computers

o   10% of the day using computer


Reports to:   Distribution Manager

Conclusion:  The EWP Production position will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with WSC. As an ESOP owner, acting with honor, integrity, and positivity is imperative.  The EWP production position’s prime objective is to oversee the internal movement of our product and to ensure quality standards remain uncompromised.  

Job Snapshot

About Us

Who We Are:

We pride ourselves on being a leader in distributing and manufacturing building materials, driven by our superior customer service and product innovation.

We Invest in You

  • 100% Employee Owned - ESOP | Funded Retirement
  • Employee discounts on building materials

  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Insurance: Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Company paid 50k Term Life, Short Term & Long Term Disability

Wausau Supply's brands:

Diamond Kote® Building Products
pre-finished siding system with a 30-Year No Fade Warranty

Waudena Millwork
premium exterior doors & interior millwork products

Taylor Entrance Systems
quality steel & fiberglass exterior doors

Wausau Wood Systems

engineered wood products & structural framing

“We are proud of promoting within so that our managers have firsthand knowledge of the work they are accountable to.”
-Jody Maier, CEO