Quality Control Supervisor, Port Angeles, Washington
Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.
What We Offer
Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.
We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Supervisor for our sawmill in Port Angeles, WA. The Quality Control Supervisor 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 conduct all quality assurance audits and manage the processes necessary to maintain our operational quality standards. In addition to providing scheduled reports, the position will facilitate team communication to drive corrective action through root cause analysis.
What You'll Do
Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring employees follow all policies, procedures, practices and regulations.
Oversee manufacturing quality, meeting product specifications and customer expectations while maximizing outturns
Maintain a comprehensive QC program with input from the QC Superintendent.
Conduct daily quality and process audits, along with routine scanner calibrations.
Foster the continuous improvement process by working closely with production and maintenance staff in resolving quality issues.
Follow-up with "Out-of-Spec" situations until corrective plans are completed.
Report out specified key performance indicators and communications; specific to quality and associated processes.
Identify opportunities to improve lumber and grade recoveries.
Interface with Grade Agency Inspectors during their routine inspections.
Available to direct operational teams in supervisor's absence.
What You Offer
Post-secondary education or equivalent preferred.
3 years of sawmill, planer or related experience.
Knowledge and experience within lumber manufacturing and sawmill operations.
Knowledge of ALSC grading rules or equivalent desired.
Experience in statistical process control and associated software desired (Minitab/etc).
Possess an advanced computer skillset which is required for scanner calibrations.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with maintaining focus and attention to detail.
Experience with interpersonal, team-building and communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership abilities working effectively within a team.
Familiarity with trouble-shooting systems, being analytical, and solving problems.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with emphasis in Word/Excel.
Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online 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 & alcohol 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, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.