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QC Technician

Posting ID:     19678
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   El Dorado, AR, United States 
Location:   El Dorado Laminating (AR08) 


Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.
 

The Opportunity:

Canfor is currently seeking Quality Control Technician to join our team. We are looking for a safety-minded candidate who is interested in a growth opportunity in a production environment. This position involves manual labor and possible exposure to dust.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and inspect lumber production to ensure quality standards are met and work with the maintenance department to make necessary adjustments to equipment
  • Maintain an average grade performance in accordance with Plant specifications
  • Develop and improve management systems that optimize production and grade outturn
  • Ensure the regular monitoring and tracking of machine center performance
  • Perform regular grade checks to improve grade accuracy and outturn
  • Have knowledge or be prepared to obtain knowledge of MSR process
  • Follow trim chart instructions for maximizing lumber value
  • Help meet or exceed production waste and quality goals

 

Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years of experience in Quality Control in an industrial environment, preferably in lumber manufacturing
  • SPIB Certification or equivalent Lumber Grader Agency Certification is preferred
  • Experience in the mill optimization process
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed people and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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El Dorado/Urbana, AR
This operation joined Canfor in 2015 following our acquisition of Anthony Forest Products and plays a key role in Canfor’s growing presence in the US South.

Historic El Dorado and nearby Urbana are located in the Timberlands region of South Arkansas. Nestled near the calm waters of the Ouachita River, this oil “boom town” of the 1920s has evolved over the years into an area rich in southern charm, history and well-known festivals. The citizens of El Dorado have made education a priority demonstrated by their school district being known for its innovation and unsurpassed financial support. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/el-dorado-ar
 

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