Control Room Operator/Lab Technician

Mill Operations

Date Posted: April 12, 2021

Job Location: Edson

Job Number: 01016111

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: 2509 Aspen Drive, Edson, Alberta, Canada T7E 1S8

Job Description

At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as
much on building our people as building our business. We are
committed to creating an environment where individuals can
flourish, diversities encouraged, and communities supported. We are
one of the premier integrated forest organizations in the world.
We’ve been in business for nearly 120 years and believe strongly in
our core values of safety, integrity, citizenship, sustainability,
and inclusion, which has awarded us being named as one of the
World’s most Ethical Companies over 10 times.

Weyerhaeuser Company is currently
recruiting for a Control Room Operator/Lab Technician for our
OSB facility located in Edson, AB.

We are seeking individuals who are
committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic
& a desire to work in a manufacturing facility.

This position works 12 hours, (4)
four on (4) four off, days and nights on rotating shifts.


  • Performs quality activities in accordance with the Technical
    Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), including routine structural
    testing as prescribed by the mill’s Quality Management System
  • Performs routine quality assurance checks throughout the
    process and inspection of the finished product
  • Understanding of mill process flow to safely and reliably
    direct and operate the mill through upset conditions
  • Familiar with safety tools and systems such as hazard
    assessments, near misses, the courage to intervene, Lockout Tag
    Out, and confined space
  • Promote the use of Process Reliability concepts throughout the
  • Ensures the accuracy of records and appropriate documentation
    concerning quality and production 
  • Understanding of mill process flow to safely and reliability
    direct and operate the mill through upset mill conditions
  • Clear communication and assertiveness to direct others through
    upset mill conditions


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • A post-secondary degree in Wood Technology or Science is an
    asset. In-lieu of degree, a combination of directly related
    experience and diploma will be considered
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills
  • Capable of thinking logically and critically with excellent
    analytical skills
  • Must work well independently or as part of a team
  • Motivation, initiative, and a strong desire for personal growth
    and learning
  • Demonstrate the ability to focus on continuous improvement,
    developing innovative ideas, and improving systems
  • Ownership and commitment to safety and risk assessment
  • Willingness and ability to wear all required personal
    protective equipment
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and process flow thinking to
    troubleshoot mill upsets
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and multiple

When you join our team, you will earn
competitive pay and benefits, including retirement plans and
comprehensive health benefits. We also support personal
volunteerism, sponsor a host of diversity networks, promote
mentoring, and provide training and development opportunities to
help you chart your path to a fulfilling career.


About Wood

We have been delivering quality
building products and solutions to our customers for nearly 120
years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we
offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.


We sustainably manage forests and
manufacture products that make the world a better place. We are
serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of
what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North
America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for
smart, talented people who are passionate about making a

We know you have a choice in
your career. We want you to choose us.


Weyerhaeuser is an equal
opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action
to employ and advance in the employment of women, minorities,
qualified individuals with disabilities, and protected

Job Conditions

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

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