Quality Control Technician - Planer

Quality Control Technician – Planer, Summerville,

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Quality Control Technician – Planer in Summerville, . Starting rate for this position is $25.45 per hour.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure lumber produced on shift is within
    grade parameters to maintain the grade reliability of the planer mill
  • Perform
    periodic visual inspections and check lumber for all grades to ensure that
    lumber is produced within expected grade yields, trouble shoot, and take
    appropriate action to correct.
  • Perform
    moisture content readings to ensure proper drying.
  • Document
    off grade pieces in Lucidyne Utility Package builder and work with
    Lucidyne support team to trouble shoot reasons for grading errors.
  • Serve as the primary liaison for the
    communication of Quality Control procedures pertaining to lumber grading
  • Meet
    with lumber inspectors to conduct lumber inspections to ensure proper
    grading techniques.
  • Maintain
    the scanner so that it continues to work properly: clean the cameras,
    lasers, lamps, and sensors.
  • Check
    the scanner before each shift to make sure it’s operational, turn on
    lights and lasers, check control points (group temperature and group
  • Change
    scanner over as products change.
  • Responsible for the overall training and
    development of graders.
  • Train operators on the use of the monitors
    and statistical tools, parameters and displays.
  • Perform scheduled scanner calibrations,
    usually during the weekend.
  • Prepare shift reports, share results with
    support teams, leadership and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Interact with internal and
    external customers and suppliers.
  • Keep reliable and accurate records.
  • Clean around machinery, clean equipment
    and tools.
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisors.

What You Offer

  • 2 to 5 years of lumber grading experience.
  • High school diploma or GED, preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Safety.
  • TPI Certification required or successfully
    completed within required timeframe.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand
    written materials.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Strong
    self-motivation and ability to work without constant supervision.
  • Ability
    to prioritize and learn quickly.
  • Consistent
    grading results and excellent knowledge of grading rules.
  • Excellent
    troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Intermediate
    computer skills, especially MS Office products.
  • Understanding
    of quality process controls.
  • Must
    be able and willing to work a rotating shift. Long hours and some weekends may be

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 provides local stability and opportunity. We help bring out the best in all our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, continued development and great benefits.

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & Development Opportunities

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.