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Woodtech International Technical Services Inc

Saw Operator/Grader

Posted 13 days ago

Job Description

Well established, premium manufacturer of Engineered mass timber components and architectural structures for local and international markets looking for an experienced wood machinist with skills in wood grading for structural applications.

The primary responsibility of this position is to assess the suitability of all raw material used in downstream production of engineered wood products. Working with a variety of softwood species SPF, Douglas fir etc. you are required to assess and mark which components make the specification for the component and eliminate errors due to out of grade characteristics. 

In this position you are also responsible for the set up and safe operation of an advanced optimizing saw. Maintaining efficiency by ensuring all materials are handled properly, smoothly loading and unloading via conveyors, and ensuring the saw optimization configuration matches the required specifications for the product. 

Inspecting the output to ensure cutting accuracy, identify any processing/product issues, perform routine quality checks and work with maintenance personnel to complete regular maintenance checks to ensure consistent operation. 

Full training will be offered on the specifications involved for each product but your base skills of wood inspection, grading and machine operation will be leveraged to reduce waste and maximize product performance. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience operating an optimizing or comparable automated wood saw.
  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills
  • A proven history for reliability, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • An ability to work as part of a team to resolve production challenges as they arise
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to always maintain the safety of yourself and others through best practices on the production floor and in the workplace in general
  • Ability to maintain and promote a positive attitude, teamwork, and cooperation
  • Flexibility to be cross trained and perform other duties as assigned 

This is a stable, full-time job offering a competitive hourly pay rate and a good benefits program. If you are qualified and looking for an excellent career opportunity with a preferred employer this is it.

If this job opportunity fits your qualifications and you are interested, please apply promptly with a current resume outlining your capabilities. Please ensure that your contact information is up to date and complete so that we can contact you directly to schedule an interview. Resumes, and all interviews, are held in confidence. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

You MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application to be considered for this position.

About Woodtech International Technical Services Inc

WoodTech is a specialty service company that assists in the recruitment and hiring of technical, supervisory/management and sales staff to preferred employers in the secondary wood and construction manufacturing sectors of Western Canada. With a 30 year history of working in the wood industry we know what to look for in candidates and what are the best opportunities based on qualifications and capabilities. Whether you are a newcomer to the industry or a seasoned professional you need to be aware of what we have to offer and how we can help you further your wood industry career. We will always treat you fairly, provide honest and accurate feedback and provide career opportunities far beyond what you could have imagined possible searching alone. Our ads reflect just a portion of the files we are working on. Reach out to us if you feel you are qualified for one of our posted positions or if you want to explore other opportunities. We would love to speak with you and see what is possible.

Application closing date is 2024-07-12

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