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Lumber Grader

Posting ID:   20832
Position Type:   Full Time Hourly  
City:     Hermanville, MS, United States 
Location:   Hermanville Plant (MS01) 


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.
 

Canfor is a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world's largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp, and paper with a rich history spanning over 80 years. What started in Canada has now expanded into the Southeast United States with a total of 15 mills to date.

 

Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. We are looking for career and safety minded individuals to join our team. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.

 

The Opportunity:

Canfor is currently seeking a Lumber Grader to join our team. We are looking for safety minded candidates who are interested in a growth opportunity in a production environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • SPIB Certification or equivalent Lumber Grader Agency Certification is an asset
  • 2-5 years of experience as Lumber Grader in a lumber manufacturing environment 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

 

Why Canfor?

 

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. In conjunction with our competitive wages, Canfor offers industry leading healthcare benefits which include dental and vision options, 401K retirement plans with company contribution, paid time off, and potential bonus opportunities. 

 

At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences which make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant.

 

Canfor is committed to the professional development of its employees. Join Canfor for stability, exciting career opportunities, and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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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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Hermanville, MS
The small town of Hermanville offers low cost-of-living and is near to the City of Port Gibson, a larger centre that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Close to forests and rivers, the surrounding area provides several recreational opportunities including fishing, camping, hiking and hunting. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/hermanville-ms
 


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