Looking for a manufacturing career? The Wood Companies is now hiring for several general production and material handling positions throughout Michiana and Southwest Michigan. Interested candidates can apply online, view our job board or contact us for details about these open positions.

Current positions

Forklift operator/Material handler – St Joseph, MI

The Forklift operator/material handler is responsible for moving materials/scrap around the facility, as well as updating all necessary logs and putting material in the proper holding/staging area. A high school diploma or GED and/or one to three months related experience/training is required. Duties to include operating various powered industrial trucks, filling out paperwork, moving materials around, updating logs, managing daily operation within the recycling center including the operation of various equipment, provide scrap and waste receptacles throughout the facility, clear lines of outgoing materials and any other duties that may be assigned. Must have or be able to obtain a Lift Truck License. Requirements may include the use of the following types of Powered Industrial equipment: forklift, clamp truck, powered walkie, order picker, reach truck. This is a 1st shift position and wage to start at $10.25 per hour. For more details please contact Stacy Bower at or call 269-605-4133.

Manufacturing Worker – South Bend, IN

1st shift position. Will need High School Diploma or equivalent, good math/reading skills and logical comprehension of procedures to follow. Forklift experience and the ability to do constant standing, lifting up to 50lbs, bending and reaching. Will load mixer, empty production line, set up loads and assist line operator. Wage is $12.00/hr. For more information please contact Rena Graham at or call 574-968-1411.

Material Handler – South Bend, IN

1st shift position. Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Will need prior warehouse and shipping experience, be able to obtain company issued forklift license, have prior experience working with MRP software system for normal warehouse and shipping functions and be able to obtain a 49 CFR Hazmat certification issued by the company. Looking for someone who is able to complete daily paperwork and utilize SAP software. Should have previous forklift experience and have good attendance, flexible in changing work hours due to company demands. Must be able to lift 50lbs. on a regular basis. Wage is $12.00/hr. Please contact Rena Graham at or call 574-968-1411 for this great opportunity.

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