LEXINGTON — EGGER, a wood-based materials supplier, is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at its Linwood facility in an effort to grow its workforce as operations continue to ramp up. Priority positions include production operators and forklift drivers.

COVID protocols such as social distancing and temperature checks will be in place during the job fair and candidates will be asked to wait in their vehicles until a hiring manager is available to interview. Candidates also will be required to wear a mask when inside the building, located at 300 EGGER Parkway, Linwood.

EGGER seeks to fill positions for full-time production operators and forklift drivers to work a 12-hour, rotating swing shift at its state-of-the-art particleboard production facility. Starting base pay is $14-$16/hour, plus shift differential. In addition to competitive salary, EGGER also offers training and development programs, career growth opportunities and benefits such as health care, 401(k) and companywide paid time off. Interested candidates should be prepared for on-site interviews and apply ahead of time at egger.com/jobs.

Those who complete their online application ahead of Saturday will be interviewed first. Candidates who have not submitted an online application before arrival will be asked to complete the application from a personal mobile device.

For a full list of open positions at EGGER, visit egger.com/jobs/. For information, send your name and phone number to donna.burge@egger.com.