Quality Control Planer

Date Posted: November 17, 2017
Job Location: 100 Mile House
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 910 Exeter Stn PO Box 97, 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada V0K 2E0

Job Description

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the fifth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Are you
interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging
work environment and a rewarding career path? Our 100 Mile Lumber
Division is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the
position of:


Reporting directly to the General Manager, the successful
candidate will be a key member of the plant management team,
working to support the Planermill Superintendent. The individual
will focus on maximizing lumber quality and recovery while
continually improving process flow.  The primary focus for the
individual will be to fine tune the auto grading technology,
support all planer personnel on day to day operations affecting
lumber recovery and quality.

Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Working with all lumber yard personnel on drying and handling
  • Due to the nature and complexity of current optimization and
    controls technology, a solid grasp of electronics, computer,
    controls technology or the ability to quickly assimilate these
    technologies is a key asset

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • Strong communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Qualified applicants will have
    excellent computer skills
  • A Degree, Diploma or equivalent in
    Wood Processing, Forestry, Engineering, Science or Manufacturing or
    optimization experience
  • A Lumber Grading Ticket is also
    considered an asset

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time long-term career. We offer an excellent
compensation package including: a competitive salary, excellent
benefits, and an outstanding pension plan. Our employees can expect
a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career
development opportunities.

100 Mile House is located in the South Cariboo Region of British
Columbia, close to Kamloops and Williams Lake.  100 Mile House
and surrounding area is home to approximately 15,000 people and
offers a close knit, friendly atmosphere with modern recreation,
education and medical facilities, and excellent outdoor recreation

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
application at www.westfraser.com/jobs click
“apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English