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Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Eastern Engineered Wood Products
Bethlehem, PA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Eastern Engineered Wood Products, a two-step wholesale distribution company, focused solely on selling engineered lumber to the building supply trade, is seeking a detail-oriented, Material Handler/Forklift Operator. We are a family-owned business that takes pride in providing quality products and services. We strive to learn and grow, consistently implementing quality and process improvements, so we can be a preferred and trusted partner for our customers. We are dedicated to safety. We diligently track, promote, and reward safety-minded practices and behaviors. We are a team of experienced employees committed to fostering a work environment that is encouraging and respectful of our employees thereby promoting dedication, productivity, teamwork, and longevity. Eastern Engineered Wood Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Cut and build packages of engineered wood products in an outdoor setting year round, by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain and inspect chainsaws and other tools
  • Read and understand order and materials
  • Pull material for orders
  • Measure and cut material
  • Mark cutoffs, if applicable
  • Build, band and distinguish pack by hand or with forklift operators assistance
  • Label packs with appropriate customer information
  • Cut blocks for flat packs, if applicable
  • Replace banding in carts when empty
  • Load CPUs and unload cars and trucks for both EEWP stock and the reload.
  • General Housekeeping and Office related tasks
  • Maintain clean, safe work environment
  • Ability to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Sweep and maintain yard/warehouse
  • Pick up litter, lumber waste, cardboard and other waste and dispose of in proper receptacle(s)
  • Inventory Cycle counting, maintenance and control
  • Order processing and documentation
  • Filing (electronic and manual)
  • Photocopying

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Mission and Core Values – Take guidance from the company Mission and adhere to the company Core Values every day and in all activities performed on behalf of Eastern.
  • Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; excellence attendance.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly, uses/wears all appropriate personal protective equipment.


No experience necessary. Knowledge of building lumber packs and experience in a lumber/steel yard and/or loading and unloading trucks is preferred.





Life Insurance

Short-term Disability


Paid Time Off


Identity Theft Protection

Profit Sharing


Eastern Engineered Wood Products

Bethlehem, PA


Transportation and Storage

Posted date

Over a month ago

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