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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate the interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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JOB POSTINGS - ALABAMA

Job Title:  Industrial Electrician – Electrical PLC Tech

Department: Maintenance

Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor

Position:  Full Time / Hourly

Salary:  $25-$35/hour

Description:

The Industrial Electrician installs new equipment, conduit, wiring and connection boxes per standard. Determines the parts required for proper installation and obtains them. Electricians will perform troubleshooting and repair of equipment with voltage ratings up to and including 600 volts. Performs general troubleshooting of lighting circuits. Replaces motion sensors, photo eyes and switches. Will clearly communicates with coworkers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow safe work practices. Employee safety is the utmost important to us!
  • Follow all health & safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment.
  • Performs highly skilled electrical maintenance tasks including equipment installation.
  • Repair and PM electrical machinery; this may include, but is not limited to, such equipment as AC/DC motors, drives, pneumatic, hydraulic, conveyors and instrumentation, and PLC controls.
  • In downtime situations, one must be able to analyze the cause of the breakdown of equipment.
  • Must also determine and complete maintenance repairs required to return the equipment to effective operating condition.
  • Follow and adhere to safety lockout procedures and strictly adhere to plant safety rules.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a group.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Models company core values

Required Skills & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Stable employment history with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in Industrial Maintenance work AND/OR equivalent education to include vocational/technical school certificate/diploma.
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, on-call and rotating shifts and holidays.
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Experience with reading electrical drawings and schematics.
  • Troubleshooting experience, including the use of necessary test instruments such as digital multi-meter, oscilloscope, megger, etc.
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation.
  • Able to work in extreme heat/cold, and navigate catwalks and ladders.
  • Physical ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, and bending.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and constructively.
  • Comprehension of complex work instructions and documentation.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts in an industrial environment.
  • Team oriented.
  • Willing and able to learn new jobs and skills.
  • A personal and total commitment to observe all safety rules and regulations including NEC and NFPA70E (including LOTO and Arc Flash).
  • Knowledge of DC motors and motor controls.
  • Knowledge of AC motors and motor controls.
  • Knowledge of DC, VFD, and servo drives.
  • Knowledge of single-phase and 3-phase power distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of various process instrumentation, including pressure, flow, temperature, level, weight, etc.
  • Knowledge of PLC controls, HMI operator interfaces, and control systems networking.
  • Working knowledge of basic industrial maintenance issues.
  • Able to read and write in English.
  • Able to follow written instructions.
  • Able to clearly communicate with coworkers and the Team Leader.
  • Interpersonal skills to build relationships and interact with co-workers.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of fire alarm and protection systems.
  • Experienced in pneumatic, hydraulic, and conveyor systems.
  • Excellent skills in root cause analysis.
  • Previous experience in Rockwell Software RSLogix5000 and FactoryTalk View Studio (Editor, Me, and SE), AB PowerFlex VFDs and Kinetics Servos, and Ethernet IP networks using AP Stratix switches, Yaskawa AC drives and servo drives, and Lense motion control drives.

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the Industrial Electrician. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title: Machine Operator 1st & 2nd shifts

Department:
Production
Job Type:
Hourly, non-exempt

Reporting To:
Production Supervisor
Location:
Dothan, AL

Rate of Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per Hour (D.O.E) plus $1.00 for 2nd shift differential

First Shift:  M-F 6:00 am-2:30 pm

Second Shift: M-F 2:00 pm-10:30 pm

Description

The Machine Operator will be responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and make adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications. Machine Operator Experience Required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion
  • Operate tools in order to aid in the manufacturing process
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery
  • Overseeing training of new or Junior Machine Operators
  • Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops
  • Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high-quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
  • Troubleshoot issues and perform maintenance
  • Perform quality control, follow reporting and recordkeeping procedures, and report problems to supervisor
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations
  • Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in the work area
  • Cross-train as directed in other production areas.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous machine operator experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Proficiency with hand tools
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Knowledge of production and plant processes
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Read and write in English.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)
  • Well-organized, creative problem solver
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating with minimal supervision
  • A reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record

High School Diploma or GED required.

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title:  System and Process Support Specialist

Department: Support

Reporting to:  CFO/Strategic Business Analyst

Position:  Full Time / Exempt

Location: Dothan, AL

Description:

SmartLam has an exciting opportunity for a Finance professional looking to experience their role in a new way. This role will provide business user and systems support along with project execution for activities relating to the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attain deep knowledge in ERP modules, database structure and points of integration with other applications.
  • Work on ERP projects such as platform installations, upgrades and migrations, data extracts for financial or audit purposes, integration with mobile and cloud technologies, etc.
  • Ensure the integrity and security of information and access to support company reporting and internal control standards.
  • Provide ERP application support for all users across the firm.
  • Leverage change and release management process to ensure all platform updates and upgrades are thoroughly tested and signed off prior to going live.
  • Partner with vendors regarding product roadmap, enhancement suggestions, and support cases.
  • Lead projects with operational leaders to drive ERP & process improvement.
  • Continually enhance the ERP user experience across the firm by using tools such as SharePoint, news feeds, and hands-on training or knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • Work at company sites across the US as required during times of key project delivery milestones. This may involve traveling up to 20% of the time.
  • Maintains confidentiality, protecting company, personal, and private information.
  • Responsive to employees and managers.
  • Possess a professional demeanor (appearance, attitude, and behavior).
  • Other duties as assigned and required to the meet emerging ERP needs of the business.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, business analytics, accounting, finance or business equivalent education and experience (see Qualifications below).
  • Proven project management experience leading technical projects end to end.
  • ERP support and implementation experience (construction/service industry platforms preferred).
  • Fundamental knowledge of accounting and internal controls (construction/service industry preferred).
  • Phenomenal problem-solving skills, drive to do things the right way, and ability to prioritize/triage constantly evolving user needs.
  • Application testing, change, and release management discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to users and management (including the ability to communicate technical information to “non-technical” users, teammates, and senior management).
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Able to work in a support team environment.
  • Preferred Technology Exposure: NetSuite ERP, COINS OA/Ti/Character, Citrix XenApp, SharePoint, Windows, Microsoft Office365, Windows & Linux system administration, Crystal Reports. 
  • To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the System and Process Support Specialist. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Frequently required to lift/push/carry less than 25 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds.
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
  • Continually required to talk or hear.
  • Continually required to utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title:  Quality Control Technician

Department: Quality Control

Reporting to:  Quality Control Supervisor/ Manager

Position: Full-Time / Exempt

Salary: $16/hr – $18/hr

Description:

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for monitoring and troubleshooting the daily quality of the plant. The Quality Control Technician must always stay in communication with the Quality Control Manager and/or the Production & Plant Manager(s) in cases of failures. This is a physically demanding job and requires the ability to lift 50 pounds, kneel, squat, sit, and stand repetitiously for the entire shift.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow guidelines for preparing and testing samples.
  • Measure test pieces using a variety of measuring devices including calipers, tape measures, moisture meters, and scales.
  • Must be able to determine when retesting is necessary and maintain communication with management regarding all retests.
  • Must be able to always maintain legible paperwork to record test results.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment, complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Must work well with limited supervision.
  • Must be very safety-oriented and comply with all company and OSHA regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  • Troubleshooting quality issues.
  • Daily monitoring of quality and process flow.
  • Data entry of quality results.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Read and write in English.
  • A reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record.
  • Proficient in basic math skills.
  • Proficient in the use of basic tools and measuring devices.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel and Word).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • High attention to detail and organization.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Positive attitude with a track record of delivering results.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to multi-task and operate with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of lifting at least 50 pounds, kneeling, squatting, and standing repetitiously.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in quality control or quality assurance.
  • Previous experience in lumber manufacturing.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title:  Management Trainee

Department: Production

Reporting to:   Plant Manager

Position:  Full-Time / Salaried

Location: Dothan, AL

Salary:  $55-$75k based on experience and education

Description:  The Management Trainee position is responsible for assisting the Production Supervisor and Plant Manager in overseeing production. As a Management Trainee, you will assume regular duties and be given special projects, management assignments, and quality projects by facility management. This role will rotate tasks during your training to be familiar with the operations and management of both shifts as you learn how to run various department and manufacturing processes at your facility.  This is a hands-on training position that builds knowledge to prepare for the higher-level positions in SmartLam.

All internal candidates will need to apply at www.smartlam.com/careers/.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Production
    • Responsible for learning and understanding all manufacturing & quality processes.
    • Manage and lead team members in your area.
    • Work with supervisors and managers in your area to accomplish goals.
    • Aid in the hiring, training, development, and onboarding of new and existing employees within their assigned departments.
    • Assist with monitoring and collecting of quality data to ensure manufacturing specifications are maintained.
    • Responsible for filling in when employees miss, quit, or take vacations.
    • Involved in setting and evaluating production quotas, both quantity and quality.
    • Keep all production facilities in good repair, orderly, and clean.
    • Use equipment to capacity to fill orders.
  • Safety
    • Ensure all safety policies are enforced, all training is updated, and all equipment is guarded and well maintained.
    • Keep all safety training and maintenance documented.
    • Keep open communication with all Team Members regarding safety issues.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus and/or one plus years of experience in a production or manufacturing-related field.
  • Able to write and speak clearly and accurately.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Excel/Word, and the ability to learn and use specialized company applications.
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly accountable, and able to prioritize tasks.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Leadership Abilities.
  • Must be capable of treating ALL employees in the facility with respect and courtesy.
  • Self-motivated and Goal-oriented.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Develop action plans.
  • Decision-making qualities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title: Electrical Supervisor

Date:  May 2024

Department:  Maintenance

Job type: Fulltime, exempt

Reporting To: Plant Manager

Location: Dothan, AL

Travel: Minimal

Job description

The Electrical Supervisor is responsible for training and mentoring staff, creating work schedules, providing technical assistance, and troubleshooting system issues. You may also be required to maintain and repair the electrical equipment used on-site.  To ensure success as an electrical supervisor, you should exhibit strong leadership skills and have sound knowledge of industrial and commercial electrical systems. A top-class electrical supervisor will ensure that all the electrical work done on-site is completed on time and to code.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing work schedules for the electrical staff.
  • Providing motivation and assistance when necessary.
  • Inspecting and assessing the work done by the electrical staff.
  • Reading and interpreting design schematics to ensure the proper installation of electrical systems.
  • Troubleshooting major system failures and equipment malfunctions.
  • Repairing and maintaining electrical equipment.
  • Overseeing the purchasing and maintenance of the electrical equipment on-site.
  • Ensuring the work is completed on schedule and to code.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work area.
  • Consulting with builders, architects, and other workers on-site.

 Required Skills & Experience

  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment, both mechanical and electrical required; with three (3) – five (5) years of related working experience desired in each field.
  • Basic computer skills are desired.
  • Communication: Read, Write, and Verbally Communicate in English required.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Positive attitude with a track record of delivering results.
  • Must be safety-oriented and comply with all company, state, and OSHA regulations.
  • Proven work experience as an electrical supervisor. (3 years of supervisor experience)
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiarity with state electrical and safety codes.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • A good eye for detail.
  • A reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a similar field.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: DOE $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year

Physical Demands (To be successful as an Electrical Supervisor, the individual must be able to meet the physical demands of this position)

Lifting up to 50lbs

Repetitive Lifting 35lbs

Carrying up to 50lbs

Pushing/Pulling up to 50lbs

Pinching/Gripping

Reaching overhead

Reaching away from the body

Standing up to 10-hours

Walking up to 10-hours

 

Crawling

Kneeling

Squatting

Climbing

 

The responsibilities named above are a summary of the responsibility of the Electrical Supervisor. Other responsibilities and duties may be assigned as needed at the discretion of Management.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dothan, AL 36301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Manufacturing management: 2 years (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America endeavors to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title: Estimator

Department: Sales

Reporting to:  National Sales Manager  

Position:  Full-time, Exempt

Location: Columbia Falls, MT or Dothan, AL or Remote

Salary:  $60,000 – $85,000, based on experience

Travel: None

Description:

The Estimator is responsible for preparing accurate budgets, proposals, and hard bids for the Smartlam Mass Timber Specialist (MTS) team. This person will be expected to ensure that Smartlam has an accurate scope of material, perform material takeoffs, prepare bid documents, and complete bid documents before the due date.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews plans and performs material takeoff from project drawings for CLT and glulam packages with all subcomponents of package included with review by Sr. Estimator.
  • Work in partnership with MTS and engineering teams to provide alternate or VE options for bids and prepare material takeoff prepared for each option.
  • Examine and analyze project drawings and specifications and incorporate them into sales template inputs and material takeoff.
  • Communicate to MTS project specific bid criteria such as lumber sourcing requirements, sustainability requirements, need for delegated design and specialty scope items.
  • Requesting quotes from suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors for buyout scope
  • Complete bid form for RFP’s and ensure compliance with all bid documents.
  • Prepare Smartlam bids before the due date and ensure specifications and scope of material takeoff are reflected in scope section of bid with project specific notes for specialty scope or exclusions.
  • Update bids as needed by MTS to incorporate additional options requested by the customer.
  • Participate in upkeep of pricing and costing databases.
  • By request of MTS communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors to review bid scope.
  • Lead Margin Review Meetings with Smartlam team to review proposal and determine final margin.
  • Adhere to Smartlam estimating processes and material takeoff presentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by your manager.

 Required Skills & Experience:

  • Associate degree in construction management, drafting, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience in commercial construction industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents, architectural and structural plans effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with strong time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, capable of multi-tasking and operating with minimal supervision.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Advanced skills with Bluebeam, CAD software, MS Office Suite

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Project Manager

Department: Sales and Marketing  

Reporting to:  Project and Risk Manager  

Position:  Full-time, Exempt

Location: Dothan, AL or Columbia Falls, MT

Salary:  $60,000 – $85,000, based on experience

Travel: Occasional

Description:

 The Project Manager owns projects at all points from project sale through production and onsite installation. He/she plays a critical role as project owner and primary point of contact for the customer and internal stakeholders. The PM contributes to the success of SmartLam by successfully delivering sold projects on time, on budget and in specification while ensuring an excellent customer experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary point of contact for customer and internal stakeholders throughout project lifecycle.
  • Manages projects from point of sale through production completion. Assists with production scheduling to ensure projects are completed according to customer needs.
  • Schedules and leads pre-production meetings and design reviews as needed.
  • Tracks projects status and costs, with detailed record keeping.
  • Produces RFIs, change orders and submittals as needed.
  • Effectively uses ERP software for project tracking.
  • Works with Project Engineering team to ensure design engineering, 3D modeling, shop drawing process, and production files stays on track to meet agreed to schedule.
  • Brings voice-of-the-customer to internal meetings to drive ongoing process and product improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by your manager.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or equivalent.
  • 5+ years prior project management experience in construction, manufacturing, design, or related field.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents, architectural and structural plans effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with strong time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, capable of multi-tasking and operating with minimal supervision.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

 Preferred Skills & Experience

  •  PMP certification.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and CRM software.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Production Coordinator

Date: June 2024

Job type: Fulltime, exempt

Location: Dothan, AL

Salary:  DOE

Travel: Minimal

Description

Reporting to the Plant Manager and working with the Strategic Business Analyst, the Production Coordinator schedules efficient production flow for SmartLam’s products. The Production Coordinator works to maintain accurate inventory of both incoming/outgoing material as well as schedules production based on raw material availability, production capabilities, and shipping dates.  Also collaborates with various departments to optimize quality, production and efficiency to ensure product and projects are delivered on time.

Duties and responsibilities:

Accountabilities: Strategic

  • Creates and promotes a safe environment for the production and erection of structurally sound wood buildings by promoting a Culture to Care where health and safety come first
  • Contributes to maintaining SmartLam’s market leadership position by ensuring safe, efficient manufacturing of quality products
  • Supports SmartLam’s goal to consistently fill manufacturing capacity
  • Consistently strives to meet or exceed prescribed targets (i.e. safety, operational efficiency, schedule)
  • Commits to ongoing knowledge and skills development
  • Shares skills and abilities with other associates to maximize productivity and promote teamwork

Accountabilities: Operational

  • Ensures all work is performed in a safe manner and has a complete understanding of safety protocols including emergency stop buttons, power switches and proper lockout procedures
    • Knows the OSHA requirements for the designated work area and makes sure requirements are met
    • Ensures awareness of all known hazards
    • Ensures appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used properly, is inspected regularly and is maintained
  • Creates all schedules and required paperwork for the smooth, efficient operation of the plant (i.e. packaging, maps, production lists, labels etc.)
  • Responsible for production scheduling, maintaining daily/monthly/yearly inventory for product creation.
  • Aligning Inventory with production Needs to ensure optimal performance and to reduce waste
  • Provide as a Shipping/Receiving liaison with production, project management and procurement
  • Develop plans to efficiently deploy associates and equipment to produce maximum revenue
  • Monitors glue and wood usage and recommends order points, ensuring that raw materials are in-house before projects are released to production
  • Responsible for documenting and reporting production results (i.e. KPI’s, dashboard, lumber and supplies Inventory etc.) and reporting operational costs to various parties within the company
  • Communicates effectively with Production Manager regarding operational issues and proactively recommends improvements while respecting the management team chain of command structure
  • Evaluates current operational strategies and recommends improvements
  • Provides concise information for daily stand-up deliverables

Preferred Skills & Experience

Competencies – What are our core Requirements

  • Identify and manage opportunities and risks, using effective problem-solving communication skills to achieve the best possible results
  • Consistently deliver quality and service to SmartLam’s customers to deliver an exceptional customer experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to build relationships, convey information accurately both in written form and verbally

Education, and Experience and Physical Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering preferred or minimum of 3-year experience within Product Material Management. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Ability to present findings from their analysis clearly in written and verbal form, translating complex ideas and information into easily understandable documents
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with large amounts of data to determine patterns and trends etc.
  • Knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite of products. Excel, Power Query, Power Pivot experience preferred.
  • Experience with Production and Inventory ERP systems and Wearhouse Management Systems (WMS), Epicor, NetSuite, SAP a plus.
  • Critical thinking skills to determine conclusions from the analysis and to provide recommendations
  • Attention to detail to ensure data is analyzed correctly

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Benefits:  401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Equal Employment Opportunity:
SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate the interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities
The Company will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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Job Title:  Safety Coordinator

Department: Production

Job type: Fulltime, exempt

Reporting To: Plant Manager

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Travel: Minimal

Summary

Safety Coordinator will inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment, and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) safety regulations and industry standards. The chief goal is to protect the employees, customers, contractors, and the environment. Manage, plan, implement and oversee the policies and procedures of SmartLam North America’s Safety Program. Educate employees on how to prevent health problems through the use of safety training programs. They also investigate accidents to identify their causes and find ways to prevent them in the future.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement OHSA policies and programs.
  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics.
  • Prepare educational seminars and webinars on a regular basis.
  • Review existing policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all the rules and regulations.
  • Conduct risk assessment.
  • Enforce preventative measures.
  • Lead Accident investigations
  • Identify process bottlenecks and offer timely solutions.
  • Check if all the employees are acting in adherence with rules and regulations regarding PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), inspecting PPE as required and replacing PPE as needed.
  • Responsible for new hire safety orientation, and additional training and re-training, as needed, for current employees.
  • Prepare and present reports on accidents, violations and determine causes.
  • Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees’ safety by working closely with the Maintenance Manager and his team.
  • Trainings employees on Forklift, overhead crane and lock-out, tag-out procedures, fire, and weather safety, making sure all required safety procedures are in place for all new employees, our equipment, building and products, are following OSHA regulations and standards.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health, safety, or a related scientific field.
  • Five years of related experience.
  • OSHA Knowledge required.
  • Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
  • Working knowledge in producing reports.
  • Experience with writing policies and procedures for health and safety.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Working knowledge of safety management information system
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety preferred.
  • Emergency First Responder certificate preferred, required once employed.

To be successful as a Safety Coordinator, the individual must be able to meet the physical demands of this position:

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Repetitive Lifting 30lbs
  • Carrying up to 50lbs
  • Pushing/Pulling up to 50lbs
  • Pinching/Gripping
  • Walking up to 8+ hours
  • Standing up to 8+ hours
  • Reaching away from body
  • Reaching overhead

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

 

Job Title: Machine Center Operator

Date: April 2024

Department: Production

Job type: Fulltime, non-exempt

Wage:  $21.00 – $25.00 

Day Shift:         M – Th, 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Swing Shift:      M- Th, 4:00pm – 2:30AM (plus $1.00 Shift Differential)

Reporting To: Production Supervisor

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Travel: None

Summary

The Machine Center Operator will be responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot, and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Center Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion
  • Operate tools in order to aid in the manufacturing process
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery
  • Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops
  • Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high-quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
  • Troubleshoot issues and perform maintenance
  • Perform quality control, follow reporting and recordkeeping procedures, and report problems to supervisor
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations
  • Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in the work area
  • Cross-train in other machine centers such as Sort Line, Finger Joint, Press, Finish, and CNC
  • Overseeing training of new or Junior Machine Operators

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous machine operator experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Proficiency with hand tools
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Knowledge of production and plant processes
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)
  • Well-organized, creative problem solver
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating with minimal supervision
  • A reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move unaided up to 60 pounds and exert a force of up to 100 pounds to lift or move objects with the aid of a manual lifting device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and airborne particles. The employee is regularly exposed to wood dust, moving equipment, vibration, exposed to glue, and material kickback. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title: Production Team Member

Date: April 2024

Department: Production

Job type: Fulltime, non-exempt

Wage: 18.00 – 20.00 

Day shift: M – Th, 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Swing Shift: M- Th, 4:00pm – 2:30AM (plus $1.00 Shift Differential)

Reporting To: Production Manager

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Travel: None

Summary

The Production Team Member will receive on-the-job training. Working in a team environment within a wood manufacturing setting. Follows guidance, written and verbal instructions from experienced employees and team leader. Will clearly communicates with coworkers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment in a wood manufacturing setting
  • Follow safe work practices. Employee safety is the most important thing to us!
  • Follow all health & safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment.
  • May be required to use floor, palm, and belt sanders and other hand and other small hand-held tools as necessary to meet finishing standards.
  • May sort lumber
  • May be required to use/apply epoxy fillers or glue products as needed
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Team Member oriented 
  • Interpersonal skills to build relationships and interact with co-workers.
  • Able to clearly communicate with coworkers and Team Leader
  • Basic math skills.
  • Accurately read/use tape measures and other basic small tools.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Communication: read and write in English
  • Able to follow written instructions.
  • Using proper ergonomics to perform general physical activities to stack lumber, lift lumber, mounting and dismounting of sorting machine.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move unaided up to 60 pounds and exert force of up to 100 pounds to lift or move objects with the aid of a manual lifting device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and airborne particles. The employee is regularly exposed to wood dust, moving equipment, vibration, exposed to glue, and material kickback. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate the interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Americans with Disabilities

SmartLam North America will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job Title: Production Lead

Date: May 20, 2024

Department: Production

Job type: Hourly, non-exempt

Reporting To: Production Manager / Supervisor

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Travel: None

Description:

A production lead supports the daily operations of production and manufacturing facilities for a given department. Working closely with production managers and supervisors, they provide leadership and manage work teams while monitoring manufacturing and quality control procedures. Production leads have in-depth understanding of all equipment in their area supporting basic set up and maintenance. Production leads provide effective training to all new and existing employees and ensure safety and quality standards are maintained.            

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and set an example for all staff on the production Floor.
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations. Lead all safety toolbox talks.
  • Delegate daily staff assignments for their work area.
  • Be responsible for efficient, high-quality operation of assigned production lines.
  • Assist in training and monitoring of staff performance.
  • Arrange for and train temporary and permanent staff in performance of tasks.
  • Act as a point of contact on the production floor to all other departments.
  • Work with production manager/ supervisor to manage and prioritize staffing assignments.
  • Provide effective training to all new and existing staff.
  • Ensure that all production staff follow good manufacturing processes and safety practices.
  • Report on all quality, production, and equipment issues plant management.
  • Ensure that staff are following standard operating procedures.
  • Help to ensure production targets are achieved, including monitoring staffing, waste, and productivity.
  • Ensure efficient and effective line changeovers.
  • Be accountable for the general operation and efficiencies of production operations.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance on equipment and partner with maintenance for equipment troubleshooting and repair.
  • Monitor product quality (including sampling and record-keeping) to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with employees.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred but not required)
  • Mechanical Skills (Preferred but not required)
  • Previous production leadership experience in mass timber manufacturing facility. (Preferred but not required).
  • Basic computer skills (Preferred but not required)
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to work different shifts (Preferred not necessarily required).
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record.

Physical Demands (To be successful as a Machine Center Operator, the individual must be able to meet the physical demands of this position)

Lifting up to 50lbs

Repetitive Lifting 35lbs

Carrying up to 50lbs

Pushing/Pulling up to 50lbs

Pinching/Gripping

Reaching overhead

Reaching away from body

Standing up to 10-hours

Walking up to 10-hours

 

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Production Utility Lead

Date: May 20, 2024

Department: Production

Job type: Hourly, non-exempt

Reporting To: Production Manager/Supervisor

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Description:

A production utility lead supports daily operations of production and manufacturing facilities for multiple departments. Production utility leads must have a complex understanding of the areas they are assigned and be able to provide leadership and accountability across multiple work centers. Working closely with production, safety, and quality control managers and supervisors; they provide leadership and manage work teams while monitoring safety, manufacturing, and quality control procedures. Production utility leads have in-depth understanding of all equipment in their area supporting basic set up and maintenance. Production utility leads provide effective training to all new and existing employees and ensure safety and quality standards are maintained. Production employees must be capable of understanding the dynamics of multiple shifts, and effectively adapt wherever necessary to manage areas where leadership is missing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and set an example for all staff on the production Floor.
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations. Develop and lead all safety toolbox talks.
  • Delegate daily staff assignments for their work area.
  • Move leads and operators as necessary to manage plant safety and efficiency.
  • Fill in as a lead and/ or operator when a department is missing said key personnel.
  • Be responsible for efficient, high-quality operation of assigned production lines.
  • Assist in production and safety training and monitoring of staff performance.
  • Arrange for and train temporary and permanent staff in performance of tasks.
  • Act as a point of contact on the production floor to all other departments for multiple work areas.
  • Fill in for the production manager/ supervisor to manage and prioritize staffing assignments.
  • Provide effective training to all new and existing staff.
  • Ensure that all production staff follow good manufacturing processes and safety practices. Hold accountable and report when procedures are not being followed.
  • Report on all quality, production, and equipment issues plant management.
  • Ensure that staff are following standard operating procedures.
  • Motivate operators and leads to ensure production targets are achieved, including monitoring staffing, waste, and productivity.
  • Ensure efficient and effective line changeovers. Collaborating with opposite shift leads Ensure preventative maintenance on equipment and partner with maintenance for equipment troubleshooting and repair.
  • Monitor product quality (including sampling and record-keeping) to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with managers, leads, production employees.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred but not required)
  • Mechanical Skills (Preferred but not required)
  • Previous production leadership experience in mass timber manufacturing facility. (Preferred but not required).
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Understanding of all ERP systems.
  • Understanding of Smartlam safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to lead multiple work centers in a team environment.
  • Willingness to work different shifts (Preferred not necessarily required).
  • Ability to adapt into multiple different roles and responsibilities on the production floor.
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating and leading a team with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record.

Physical Demands (To be successful as a Machine Center Operator, the individual must be able to meet the physical demands of this position)

Lifting up to 50lbs

Repetitive Lifting 35lbs

Carrying up to 50lbs

Pushing/Pulling up to 50lbs

Pinching/Gripping

Reaching overhead

Reaching away from the body

Standing up to 10-hours

Walking up to 10-hours

 

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Estimator

Department: Sales

Reporting to:  National Sales Manager  

Position:  Full-time, Exempt

Location: Columbia Falls, MT or Dothan, AL or Remote

Salary:  $60,000 – $85,000, based on experience

Travel: None

Description:

The Estimator is responsible for preparing accurate budgets, proposals, and hard bids for the Smartlam Mass Timber Specialist (MTS) team. This person will be expected to ensure that Smartlam has an accurate scope of material, perform material takeoffs, prepare bid documents, and complete bid documents before the due date.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews plans and performs material takeoff from project drawings for CLT and glulam packages with all subcomponents of package included with review by Sr. Estimator.
  • Work in partnership with MTS and engineering teams to provide alternate or VE options for bids and prepare material takeoff prepared for each option.
  • Examine and analyze project drawings and specifications and incorporate them into sales template inputs and material takeoff.
  • Communicate to MTS project specific bid criteria such as lumber sourcing requirements, sustainability requirements, need for delegated design and specialty scope items.
  • Requesting quotes from suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors for buyout scope
  • Complete bid form for RFP’s and ensure compliance with all bid documents.
  • Prepare Smartlam bids before the due date and ensure specifications and scope of material takeoff are reflected in scope section of bid with project specific notes for specialty scope or exclusions.
  • Update bids as needed by MTS to incorporate additional options requested by the customer.
  • Participate in upkeep of pricing and costing databases.
  • By request of MTS communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors to review bid scope.
  • Lead Margin Review Meetings with Smartlam team to review proposal and determine final margin.
  • Adhere to Smartlam estimating processes and material takeoff presentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by your manager.

 Required Skills & Experience:

  • Associate degree in construction management, drafting, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience in commercial construction industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents, architectural and structural plans effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with strong time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, capable of multi-tasking and operating with minimal supervision.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Advanced skills with Bluebeam, CAD software, MS Office Suite

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Project Manager

Department: Sales and Marketing  

Reporting to:  Project and Risk Manager  

Position:  Full-time, Exempt

Location: Dothan, AL or Columbia Falls, MT

Salary:  $60,000 – $85,000, based on experience

Travel: Occasional

Description:

 The Project Manager owns projects at all points from project sale through production and onsite installation. He/she plays a critical role as project owner and primary point of contact for the customer and internal stakeholders. The PM contributes to the success of SmartLam by successfully delivering sold projects on time, on budget and in specification while ensuring an excellent customer experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary point of contact for customer and internal stakeholders throughout project lifecycle.
  • Manages projects from point of sale through production completion. Assists with production scheduling to ensure projects are completed according to customer needs.
  • Schedules and leads pre-production meetings and design reviews as needed.
  • Tracks projects status and costs, with detailed record keeping.
  • Produces RFIs, change orders and submittals as needed.
  • Effectively uses ERP software for project tracking.
  • Works with Project Engineering team to ensure design engineering, 3D modeling, shop drawing process, and production files stays on track to meet agreed to schedule.
  • Brings voice-of-the-customer to internal meetings to drive ongoing process and product improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by your manager.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or equivalent.
  • 5+ years prior project management experience in construction, manufacturing, design, or related field.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents, architectural and structural plans effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with strong time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, capable of multi-tasking and operating with minimal supervision.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

 Preferred Skills & Experience

  •  PMP certification.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and CRM software.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.

Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Associate

Department: Logistics

Reporting to:  Shipping and Receiving Supervisor

Position:  Full Time / Non-Exempt

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Wage Associate I:  $18.00-$20.00/Hour (has minimal experience)

Associate II:  $20.00-$23.00/Hour (offers experienced in forklift, manufacture, etc…)

SmartLam North America has added 4 new roles to Columbia Falls’ top-notch Shipping and Receiving team. We are seeking individuals of good strength, using proper ergonomics mechanics, hard-working, quality performers, detail oriented and positive culture driven. We need individuals that apply themselves to high standards and can move products safely, without damaging products, and a mind to succeed within a team.

Description:

The Shipping and Receiving Associate will accept and process inbound shipments. Verify delivered items, unload trucks, ensure items are stored correctly, and process returns. Loads outbound trucks to instruction specification and securely to prevent shifting or damage in transit. Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials. Ultimately, should be able to ensure efficient shipping and receiving processes and promptly resolve any problems or discrepancies. Contributes to building a positive team spirit and supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loading outbound trucks and unloading inbound trucks.
  • As shipments of new lumber come into the yard, team members unload trucks, organizes and storing received items in appropriate areas. 
  • Inspecting deliveries to ensure they match order and invoice criteria.
  • Inspects all incoming products for damage.
  • Processing returns for incorrect or unsatisfactory items.
  • Receives loading instructions, then loads trucks and verifies the accuracy of lumber materials to be delivered. Providing safe and timely loading.
  • Responsible for maintaining professional attitude, good conduct, and appearance.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner by working with team members and/or managers to resolve challenges.
  • Operating material handling equipment, forklift, etc…
  • Perform routine inspections on equipment, tools, and machine, and notify maintenance team and supervisor when maintenance is needed.
  • Oversees the maintenance and cleanliness of the yard, ensuring that stacks of wood stay neat and that the yard has a clean appearance.
  • Work towards having product knowledge to answer questions accurately.
  • Must adhere to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Communicate and coordinate with managers, supervisors, maintenance, and peers.
  • Know and follow safety requirements for safe operation of all forklifts onsite.
  • Safely move products around the warehouse or facility to support production flow.
  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Handles and completes paperwork as required, including bill of ladings (BOLs) and material consumption sheets.
  • Loads and unloads flatbed and box vans as needed.
  • Using proper ergonomics to perform general physical activities to stack lumber, lift lumber, mounting and dismounting of forklifts/35,000lb forklift (Big Red).
  • Because of the physical nature of the job, the associate must be physically fit and able to lift or move heavy loads.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Abilities:

  • Ability to priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

 Required Skills & Experience:

  • Required to work outside in all Montana weather conditions – SmartLam provides rain and cold weather
  • Forklift certified preferred, but willing to train.
  • A valid driver’s license, and good driving record.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Previous warehouse experience.
  • Familiarity with shipping/receiving practices and handling methods.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of warehouse safety regulations
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Reliable individual with an excellent time and attendance record.
  • High school diploma/GED.

To be successful in this position, the duties and responsibilities must be performed on-site, remote work is not available.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move unaided up to 60 pounds and exert force of up to 100 pounds to lift or move objects with the aid of a manual lifting device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SmartLam North America is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the Company’s employees to perform their job duties.