Quality Control Supervisor

Quality Control Supervisor, Longview, Washington

When you join our team as a Quality Control Supervisor, you will manage the lumber
recovery and grade recovery performances of the site while ensuring the final
product meets Interfor grade specifications and satisfies customer
requirements. The QC Supervisor will work closely with the management team to
improve the profitability of the plant. This position will oversee the
activities of the QC Tech in both the Sawmill and Planer department and assist
them with addressing “Out-of-Spec” situations. The QC Supervisor will coach and
provide feedback to Sawmill and Planer mill staff regarding Quality issues. The
QC Supervisor also will manage and control the parameters and set-up of all
optimized equipment.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide leadership in safety by demonstrating and upholding all safe work rules, procedures, and practices, and by addressing any unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive QC program with input from the QC Manager.
  • Oversee results of Log Quality surveys done on site.
  • Oversee results of daily QC audit/surveys done by the QC Techs.
  • Oversee actions and follow-up on “Out-of-Spec” situations throughout the site.
  • Manage Product mix changes and optimization pricing with feedback from Sales. Manage and oversee Quality aspects and results of the Kiln Drying process.
  • Interface with inspectors from local grading agencies when they are on site.
  • Identify opportunities to improve lumber and grade recoveries.
  • Work closely with production and maintenance staff in resolving quality issues.

What You Offer

  • Post-secondary education is an asset.
  • Experience in Quality Control in a lumber manufacturing facility.
  • Lumber Grading Ticket is an asset.
  • Log Scaling License is an asset.
  • Strong computer skillset with a proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Commitment to high Safety and Environmental Standards.
  • Detailed practical knowledge of lumber grading rules and practices.
  • Strong optimization management skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, team-building and communication skills.
  • Strong trouble-shooting, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer
Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • HSA Medical Plan with Employer Match

  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident, Hospital & Critical Illness)

  • 401(k) Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.