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Production Technician

Company: West Fraser
Location: Pitts
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Production Technician role is required to operate or assist with machinery to produce oriented strand board (OSB) using materials, methods, processes, and procedures as adopted by management for safety and productivity of the plant and all employees and contractors. - While most production employees have a certain location and certain daily job duties assigned, it is critical to the team process that all employees understand that they are required to work in any capacity to support their team. -
Duties and Responsibilities
Production Technicians are responsible for the daily operation of manufacturing equipment that produces oriented strand board (OSB) and are responsible for safe operation, producing quality OSB, achieving production targets, and maintaining all equipment at a very high standard. - - To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate manufacturing equipment that produces oriented strand board (OSB)
  • Operate forklifts and other mobile equipment to manage product flow
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance and clean-up on equipment
  • Work safely and effectively in a team environment
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot equipment and issues on a regular basis
  • Involvement in ongoing process improvement in the work area
  • Complete shift paperwork and recordkeeping
  • Attend team meetings and regular training sessions
  • Comply with all Company safety standards and protocols
  • Other duties as assigned

    -Minimum qualifications you will need:

    • Eligible to legally work in the United States
    • High School diploma or equivalent education
    • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends, and holidays
    • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
    • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
    • Consistent, predictable attendance

      -Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

      • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
      • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
      • Ability to wear a respirator in specifically assigned areas

        -Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
        Benefits starting Day 1Competitive starting payOn-the-job training and aA culture that strongly believes in promoting from withinMedicalDental401k with company matchLife InsuranceDisability InsurancePaid vacations and holidaysSafety is one of West Fraser's core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities.
        If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:
        We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
        West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.
        West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: West Fraser, Albany , Production Technician, Professions , Pitts, Georgia

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