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Production Technician

Location
Solway, Minnesota
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
20 Jul 2022

Production Technician roles are required to operate or assist with machinery to produce oriented strand board (OSB) using materials, methods, processes, and procedures as adopted by management for the 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.

What you will do:

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

Normal daily operations areas:

  • Woodyard
  • Heat Energy
  • Forming/Blending
  • Press
  • Finishing

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
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer drug screen and criminal background check

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training and a
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Apply:

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within - many of our employees have built their careers with us. West Fraser is a growing company that believes strongly in promoting from within and prides ourself on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

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Details

  • Job Reference: 662566272-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: West Fraser
  • Location: Solway, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent