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QC Technician

 Posting ID:     26125
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   Urbana, AR, United States
Location:   Urbana Plant  

 

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

 

Don’t check off every single bullet point? Studies show that people are reluctant to apply for positions they aren’t 100% qualified for. At Canfor, our focus is finding the right fit for our organization, not a criteria checklist. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align. 

 

At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as essential to our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive advantage. Therefore, we strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process where hiring decisions are based on each applicant's qualifications and experience.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. The specific type of employment screening conducted varies depending on the role and location. These screenings may involve behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks and drug testing.

 

Why Canfor?
Canfor is a global leader in the manufacturing of low-carbon forest products, including lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets and green energy. We embrace innovation in our industry and provide high-quality products to global markets. With our dedicated employees, we demonstrate leading environmental practices and are committed to the communities that host our operations.  

 

In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine with over 15 manufacturing facilities and two corporate offices. We are a leading supplier of high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine. As we continue to grow and diversify our business, we have exciting work and development opportunities to help you build a rewarding career that lasts.  

 

Our people-focused approach prioritizes our employees’ safety, well-being and growth because they are critical to the success of our company. We provide learning opportunities that support you in developing skills and competencies at each stage of your career at Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits to best support our employees and their families. 

 

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

 

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