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Weyerhaeuser Machinist in Columbia Falls, Montana

Weyerhaeuser is seeking individuals who are committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a desire to work in a manufacturing facility. Weyerhaeuser’s Montana Wood Products is currently looking for a Machinist to join our Columbia Falls facility. A qualified candidate would have a thorough comprehensive knowledge machining equipment, processes and techniques to safely design, fabricate, repair, modify, and install high-tech manufacturing equipment.

At Weyerhaeuser, we offer positions with on-the-job training, continued growth potential and a career limited only by you. We continually strive to develop and promote talent from within while offering stable employment with excellent pay and benefits. Our manufacturing facilities are highly automated and utilize many leading-edge technologies in the wood products industry.

Key Functions: * Support manufacturing facilities by manufacturing precision parts/equipment to maximize plant uptime and providing support for all facility systems in a safe manner, while contributing to corporate, plant, and departmental goals. * Work with a team of machinists, electricians and millwrights to troubleshoot and repair complex problems, create innovative solutions to complex issues, and work on capital projects. * Produce or repair precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements * Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications. * Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job * Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping elect appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job * Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc. * Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues * Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects * Keep records of approved and defective units or final products * Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages

Requirements: * Proven experience as machinist-Strongly preferred but not required * Disciplined approach to housekeeping and machine center care * Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, milling machine, drill press etc.) * Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers, inside and outside micrometers) to take accurate measurements * Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material * Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals * Sound math and analytical abilities * Physical stamina and strength to routinely lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time * Perform maintenance tasks involving troubleshooting, repairing and preventative maintenance on equipment


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset

Post Application Requirements: * Successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screen * * About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

About Wood Products We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support. For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Machinist

Location: MT-Columbia Falls

Requisition ID: 01013628