Production Staff

TURKSTRA LUMBER - Smithville, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

Postuler dès maintenant

Position Summary:

The Builder is responsible for assembling a Truss to spec as per provided drawings. The Builder must have the ability to effectively communicate with fellow Builders to ensure the superior quality of finished products and demonstrate efficient work habits. The Builder is expected to understand and adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines to ensure the safety of themselves and all those involved.

What we offer:

  • FT employees receive benefits after probationary period
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Limited hours, no evenings or Sundays
  • Employee personal and professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Personalized training
  • Employee discount from day
  • Draws regularly for sporting and theatre events
  • Company events regularly
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Diverse culture and family values

Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Properly handles all material while checking for quality and defects
  • Ensures product is manufactured to precise specifications
  • Reads and interprets relevant documentation for production
  • Carries out proper safety and cleaning protocol on production lines, machinery and equipment
  • Accurately sets up equipment for next production run
  • Completes machinery and equipment inspections
  • Calibrates equipment to ensure accuracy

Forklift Operation:

  • Takes forklift operator course and obtains forklift operator certification
  • Completes circle checks and inspections
  • Effectively moves and organizes WIP material based on production schedule
  • Offloads products from vendor trucks
  • Loads trusses on trailers for delivery

Business Objectives:

  • Works together with the Plant team to achieve key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Follows Turkstra’s approach to world class customer service
  • Provides ideas and suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Protects and support the business, customers and fellow bystanders by completing legally required circle checks, exercising proper loading and securing techniques and the wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment
  • Sustains yard and shop cleanliness and required maintenance


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Interest in the construction industry
  • Experience or knowledge with related products and services an asset
  • Forklift experience an asset

Abilities/Skill Requirements:

  • Team Player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Communication skills
  • Quality control
  • Detailed oriented
  • General math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace work environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Minimum lift requirements of 66 lbs.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to step on and off truss table

We are a family owned and operated business that has served Hamilton and the Niagara Region for over 65 years. With 11 retail and 2 manufacturing locations and over 250 employees, we still manage to maintain traditional values and continue to develop and find new ways to support our communities by providing quality services and building products, creating job opportunities and working with various community outreach programs. Our motto “Always on the Level” is as old as the company itself and we still proudly stand behind and try to live our motto with every interaction.

Turkstra Lumber has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 4 consecutive years, earning Gold Standard Status. For more information on Turkstra and working at Turkstra check out our videos!

Turkstra Lumber is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees -- their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • General Labour: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Smithville, ON (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No