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Production - Entry Level


Albany, OR

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!



We respect people and we value each and everyone’s contribution. By working as a team, we believe we have the ability to move forward faster and reach higher. We recognize our shortcomings and ask for help when we need to.


  • We empower team members and expect them to run and improve the business.
  • We work together to identify areas of possible improvement.
  • We ask for and embrace help from across the company to solve these problems.
  • We share and utilize what we learn with our teammates, partners and other company operations.
  • We acknowledge and celebrate when we have success.
  • We hire and retain high-quality individuals who embrace our culture.
  • We train, grow, and support our teammates. 


Positions Available for:

  • Entry Level:  Clean up /Utility 


Basic expectations of our positions:  

  • Employees are expected to put safety first.  This means watching out for your safety and those around you.  
  • It is important you have reliable means of getting to work and getting here on-time.  
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Depending on the position you may be standing, sitting, moving, bending, squatting or climbing in and out of a forklift multiple times during shift. 
  • Must be able to work in a variety of environments including but not limited to:  dusty, hot, cold, or wet.  
  • You must be willing and able to be certified to safely operate a forklift in a fast paced environment. 
  • You must be willing and able to operate equipment.  
  • The work is physical which could include such tasks as moving sheets of particle board, shoveling sawdust (wet or dry), etc.  


Shifts vary based on department

  • 12 hour shifts with a 3 day work week one week and a 4 day work week the next on set days 6 am - 6 p.m. or nights 6 p.m. - 6 a.m.  You will have a long weekend off every other weekend.  Some teams work a set shift, others rotate between days and nights.  


Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive Wages:  Entry wage is $17.50/hr.  
  • Benefits include medical (PPO plan or High Deductible plan available) Vision and Dental insurance. We also offer 401k with employer match along with and separate company contribution, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability.   


Candidates selected after interview will be required to pass post offer physical, drug screen and background check.  


Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.