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Mechanic I/Sander Operator

HomerWood Hardwood Flooring Co. • Warren, AR
5 days ago

PAY: $22.95 (plus $1 shift differential)

SHIFT: 2nd Shift 

SUMMARY:  The basic function of this position is to operate sander according to product specification rules required to achieve proper thickness & smoothness of flooring.


  • Responsible for following Job Safety Analysis guidelines to ensure safe operations
  • Turning on, setting up and running sander
  • Monitor up to 6 sander feeders for proper feeding and quality of work
  • Address performance issues and quality deficiencies to minimize loss
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues
  • Know specs of lumber; use caliber
  • Works for quantity chadder / and defects
  • Changing sandpaper
  • Setting heads at level
  • Filling in for sander feeders on the production line as needed
  • Changing sizes of rails in lanes 
  • Changes Wheels
  • Keep inventory of parts
  • Computer data entry
  • Perform regular and preventative maintenance on sander and throughout line
  • Assist in training new operators and sander feeders
  • Perform other assigned tasks as needed


  • Must be able to successfully complete and pass a background check, employment verification and drug screening.
  • Must have positive and verifiable work history (minimum 1 year with same employer within the last 3 years preferred)
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency in a labor intense non-temperature controlled environment, on feet. 
  • Must be mechanically inclined with minimum 2 years work experience in running, repairing, and troubleshooting industrial equipment and machinery.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.