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Machine Operator

Posting ID:     27013
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   Darlington, SC, United States
Location:   Darlington Plant  

 

The Opportunity:

Dry Kiln Technicians are responsible for measuring the moisture content of the lumber using various techniques and make the proper adjustments to the temperature, humidity and ventilation of the kilns to ensure the product reaches its specific moisture content requirements. Our technicians also maintain records and assist with preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of the equipment in addition to loading and unloading lumber.

 

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work all shifts including days, nights and weekends
  • Completion of grade 12, a GED or a minimum of 2 years related work experience, or equivalent training (eg. OSHA tickets, forklift certification, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset
  • Knowledge of heating systems, kilns and other related power equipment would be an asset

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align

At Canfor, we embrace diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks, and drug testing, depending on the role and location.

Why Canfor? We're a global leader in low-carbon forest products like lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets, and green energy. We prioritize innovation, environmental practices, and community support. In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine, offering high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, well-being, and growth. We provide learning opportunities for skill development at every career stage, competitive compensation, and industry-leading benefits for employees and their families.

Join us today, and together, we can build a sustainable future.

 

Darlington, South Carolina

Darlington is a family-oriented community one hour from the beach and the nearest big city. The community prides itself on its rich history and Southern hospitality, offering low-cost living and convenience. The town is home to the oldest NASCAR racetrack, the Darlington Raceway, and hosts the NASCAR Southern 500 Race every year. Darlington truly has something for everyone! For more information, visit https://www.cityofdarlington.com/

 


Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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