Job Type: 

The General Laborer is responsible for providing efficient, effective assistance in the stacking of lumber packs and dropping bins.


Sticker lumber during the stacking process.
Remove broken stickers.
Cut ends off boards.
Staple tags to packs and spray tag information on packs
Put bolsters on packs.
Remove lumber from chain and place on carts.
Check lumber thickness, length, and grade, piling accordingly.
Sort out defects, improperly manufactured lumber, and notify grader.
Remove tags from packs and record tag information.
Clean work area, keeping it free of hazards.
Assist in banding of packs; bolster placement and change over.
May monitor sticker bin.
May use chop saw and rip saw for re-manufacturing.
Work as a team to ensure all tasks, duties and projects are completed.
Cut lumber pack ends.
Remove straps and crossers from packs, put crossers on packs.
Bands truck pack.
Operate forklift to load and unload wood bins and haul banding.
Remove snow in the winter.
Cut bolsters and crossers to length.
Repair bolsters and sticker racks
Follow standard operating procedures.
Drop Lumber bins in stacker.
May use computer skills to report production, maintenance, or help needed.
All other duties assigned by supervisor.


Education: High School or equivalent

Experience: None


Sign on Bonus
Monthly Production Bonus
Competitive Wage
Health, Dental, Vision, Life
Short Term Disability
Vacation and Holidays.

Job Location: 
Atlantic Mine, MI
Company Information: 

Northern Hardwoods is an integrated hardwoods products company that manages the entire forest-to-products process, from harvesting timber to the production of hardwood lumber, pulpwood, and veneer logs in a State-Of-The-Art Hardwood Sawmill. Northern Hardwoods prides itself on its one-of-a-kind white hard maple. The company has capabilities to Surface 2 Sides (S2S) all its products, along with Straight Line Rip One Edge and Rip to Width. Northern Hardwoods specializes in slow drying pre-dry and kiln operation, sustainable forest management, and ripped to width lumber strips. Please visit our website to learn more about the company.

Northern Hardwoods is a portfolio organization of the J.M. Longyear family of companies. Headquartered in Marquette, Michigan, J.M. Longyear is a privately held asset-based manager with 150 years of experience growing long-term value. Longyear’s interests span a vast spectrum of markets that include forestry and land management, mining & metals, hardwood products, manufacturing, real estate, and medical device products. Please visit for more information.

Expire Date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.