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Mill Grader

HomerWood Hardwood Flooring Co. • Warren, AR
2 months ago

Pay: $17.25

Shift: 1st 

SUMMARY:  Grade flooring according to grade rules.  Separate by grade and mark defects to be cut according to the cutting rules and nest and putty graded pieces onto buggy while producing a grade standard of 5% or less in defects.


  • Responsible for following Job Safety Analysis guidelines to assure safe operations
  • Grade flooring according to Product Specification Form (OPS-QA-SP-00051)
  • Mark defects according to cutting rules
  • Use correct cutting rules to cut Tavern from First Grade when possible
  • Separate dark from light colors for variation in color for the finish line
  • Putty boards as needed leaving no putty on bevel
  • Stack graded boards neatly in buggies with all boards butted firmly against each other with no gaps and oriented in the same direction
  • Remove and place boards back into system for rework in accordance to grade specifications
  • Move throughout the line to assist other graders as needed
  • Help in other areas when required
  • Keep area clean and wood off floor
  • Help train other graders
  • 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)
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency at all times in a labor intense non-temperature controlled environment, on feet, using repetitive hand movements. 
  • Recent manufacturing experience in the wood industry preferred.
  • Recent manufacturing experience in an industrial work environment required (within the past 5 years).