Production Assistant

Wood From The Hood

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Wood From The Hood is seeking an eager individual looking to expand their knowledge of working with reclaimed urban trees. We are a local urban lumber company with an immediate opening for a Production Assistant. This person will schedule and organize our inventory, run our state-of-the-art Wood Wizz slab flattener, handle lumber appointments with our amazing clients, schedule and load our kilns and assist in the lumber yard/mill and with project management when needed. Opportunities to grow with the company.

Requirements

  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Experience working with trees and lumber necessary
  • Customer service experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of lumber cuts, species, SF/BF
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, AutoCAD a plus)
  • Forklift experience
  • Regular heavy lifting of 100 lbs.
  • Clean driving record wit trailer pulling experience

Hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Jon@woodfromthehood.com. Equal opportunity employer with an environmentally- and sustainability-focused team.

If you have questions, please contact Professor Omar Espinoza, oaespino@umn.edu or Marlee Schlief, marlee@umn.edu.