Finger Jointer/Sawmill Laborer

Seattle-Tacoma Box Company - Kent, WA (30+ days ago)

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Seattle-Tacoma Box Company is located in Kent, WA. We are a family owned company, 6 generations strong for over 131 years under the same family management. Currently, Seattle-Tacoma Box supports assembly operations and warehouses in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, California, New Hampshire and Arizona. The company specializes in the manufacturing of corrugated, plastic and wooden packaging used throughout the food industry.

The Kent, WA corporate headquarters of Seattle Tacoma Box is currently looking to add a Finger Jointer/Sawmill Laborer to add to our team to our team.

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:

  • Exhibit previous sawmill experience
  • Have had previous exposure to and experience with resaw and bandsaw operation
  • Be well trained in finger jointer operation
  • Be familiar with the grading of dimensional lumber
  • Exhibit good quality control measures
  • Be familiar with machine maintenance

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Strong familiarity with warehouse production environment
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Possible occasional truck driving/moving of trailers in yard

Qualification preferences/requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Fast and accurate with great attention to detail
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment
  • Execute tasks in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment

Physical demands and abilities

  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to maintain balance while lifting, pushing and/or pulling
  • Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

Work Hours

  • Standard work hours will be 6:30am-3:00pm Monday - Friday
  • May be asked to work extended shift or Saturdays

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends


  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Labor type:

  • Manufacturing

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Environment(s) May Include:

  • Loud/noisy

Company's website:


Work Remotely:

  • No