Operation Lead

  • Full Time
  • Personal Trainer
  • Anywhere

Parr Lumber Company

Are you looking for a fast-paced, rewarding, family oriented work environment? At The Parr Company, our Mission is ” Legendary Service Through Teamwork“. When you join our team, you’re joining a family-owned company that’s been in business for 90 years, with a well-established reputation as a leader within the building material supply industry in the United States.

If you would like to apply, submit your resume and application for consideration (application can be found here: https://parr.com/pdf/202006EmploymentApplication.pdf)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote Legendary Service Through Teamwork by providing best example of exceptional service
  • Is a member of the yard leadership team, and as such works in all ways for the good of the yard, the people and the profitability of the location
  • Reviews daily/weekly tasks lists with YA team accordingly
  • Help the Ops lead to identify and maintain “areas of pride” for each Lumberyard Associate (and self)
  • Help Ops Lead write and deliver reviews
  • When mistakes are made, follow through with team to make system corrections as needed
  • Is responsible for training team on product knowledge
  • Is responsible for training team on Safely loading customers vehicles.
  • Works closely with the receiving team ensuring stock is put away in a timely fashion
  • Oversee the process of returns being made in the yard
  • Help stock inventory
  • Is a member of the Safety Committee
  • Assist Ops lead in scheduling lumber yard associates
  • Help identify and process cull and damaged material
  • Ensure that appropriate paper work is complete & scanned as per company policy
  • Maintain yard cleanliness during course of work
  • Perform daily safety audit of forklift and promptly reports any malfunctioning equipment
  • Identify areas of opportunity for best practices pertaining to handling of products, along with packaging for adverse weather conditions
  • Yard forklift trainer


  • OSHA Certified Forklift license (training will be provided)
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Knowledge of how loads need to be properly labeled, protected and kept damage free
  • Ability to tally correct lineal footage totals on orders
  • Ability to read and interpret “picking tickets” and invoices
  • Must be able to operate forklift, banding machine, tin snips, tape measure, power saws, hand truck, pallet jack, re-fueling stations, and all other equipment necessary for the job
  • Ability to utilize all appropriate safety gear required for this position
  • Must be able to operate personal computer, smartphone, scanner, and all other equipment necessary for the job
  • Two years of experience working with dimensional lumber, panel products, and other building materials preferred
  • Ability to read grades of lumber and other materials preferred
  • Ability to work cordially, professionally, diplomatically and with a high level of customer service in a dynamic environment
  • Ability and willingness to identify processes, tools and/or procedures that may be improved upon in an effort to improve the workplace and outcomes for our customers
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees at a high skill level. Communication can include, but is not limited to: in-person (verbal and non-verbal), written, e-mail, telephone and public speaking to medium size groups
  • Strong focus, planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage changing priorities, handle multiple projects, and do what is necessary to meet deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to function independently, as part of a team, and as a leader within your own sales cohort with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to think and respond quickly, positively and professionally to constantly changing circumstances

Working Conditions

This position works outside in the lumberyard in all weather conditions.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 90 pounds and carry objects 50 feet
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to drive a company vehicle when necessary

The Parr Company has excellent career advancement opportunities and a strong track record of promoting from within. The wages posted are the 1st level of a 4 level pay band system. Check out Career Opportunities for more information at www.parr.com

Parr Lumber is proud to be a drug-free company and an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift


  • lumberyard: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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