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Shipping Lead

Posting ID:     21029
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   El Dorado, AR, United States 
Location:   El Dorado Laminating (AR08) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Shipping Leadperson coordinates activities to ensure customer orders are shipped in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer order dates; receives lumber and ensures other materials shipped into the plant are unloaded and taken care of in a timely manner. Ensures beam orders stay together and are easily identified in preparation for shipment. 

Directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving, loads and unloads trucks, directs proper flow and placement of trucks and contractor vehicles.

The position verifies and enters information into the Edge software system to keep records for inventory, shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, and other records.  Assist in pulling and applying stock beams on the yard, and in the software.

Responsible for monitoring, loading and unloading the dry kiln as needed.

Participates in monthly inventory process, works regular scheduled 10 hours shifts and overtime as needed.

Minimum Requirements:  High school education and three years of forklift and shipping experience required.


Successful candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and work as a team player; must work in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness, keep work area neat and clean. 


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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El Dorado/Urbana, AR
This operation joined Canfor in 2015 following our acquisition of Anthony Forest Products and plays a key role in Canfor’s growing presence in the US South.

Historic El Dorado and nearby Urbana are located in the Timberlands region of South Arkansas. Nestled near the calm waters of the Ouachita River, this oil “boom town” of the 1920s has evolved over the years into an area rich in southern charm, history and well-known festivals. The citizens of El Dorado have made education a priority demonstrated by their school district being known for its innovation and unsurpassed financial support. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/el-dorado-ar

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

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