Bogalusa, Louisiana
Position at Hood Lumber
Hood Lumber, a division of Hood Industries, Inc. is seeking a Millwright for our Bogalusa, LA facility. This position would assure that all production-related equipment is in good working order and functioning properly. They would use tools and other mechanical means to repair, replace and restore parts (belts/motors/hoses/etc.) on production equipment or facilities infrastructure in a lumber manufacturing plant.
Position Description:
? Uses all proper and necessary tools to safely repair and maintain production/manufacturing equipment.
? Repairs/replaces belts, hoses, valves, sprockets, chains, motors, spindles, blades, bearings, and other machine parts in a production environment.
? Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.
? Performs metal working (welding, cutting, fabricating) when necessary.
? Repairs/replaces hydraulic units - oiling units and equipment (chains/sprockets).
? Operates a forklift, mobile crane or other rolling stock on occasion.
? Communicates regularly with co-workers and management to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.
? Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
? Implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
? Maintains safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures. Responds to repair and modification requests from the Safety Committee and/or HR/Safety Manager.
? May also have additional responsibilities related to the operations of the plant, as assigned.
? Available to work any shifts and weekends as needed.
What you bring to the team:
? Strong problem-solving skills.
? Must have the ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
? Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
Required skills/experience:
? Minimum of 3 years of plant millwright or maintenance experience, with a strong background in mechanical and hydraulic systems.
? High School Diploma or GED required, Associates Degree or technical training preferred.
Additional Information
Hood Industries offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, cancer, life, 401k, and LTD, available first of the month following completion of one month of continuous full-time employment.
Hood Industries requires that applicants consent to a background check and a drug screen to continue in the selection process. All employment offers are contingent on meeting our background check standards and successful passing of required drug test. If hired, you will be required to provide documentation indicating your legal right to work in the U.S.


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