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Quality Technician

Company: Georgia-Pacific
Location: Gladys
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description Quality Technician **Quarterly bonus eligibility, competitive pay and a generous benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation **Your Job Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Quality Technician in the quality department for its Oriented Strand Board (OSB) facility located in Gladys, VA. This position is responsible for working to maintain quality of product and meet customer expectations, while also leading a production team as back-up for Team Leader. The Quality Technicians use initiative and attention to detail to ensure a quality product for our customers. Our Quality Technicians work 12-hr shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime and work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Our employees work in a tobacco free environment. Our TeamGeorgia-Pacific located in Gladys, Virginia manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB), a popular type of wood product used for flooring, walls, and roof sheathing in mostly residential construction applications. Georgia-Pacific's building product business has consistently been among the nation's top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. What You Will DoPerform daily quality control tests as outlined by Georgia-Pacific standards and American Plywood Association (APA) specifications including but not limited to: surface inspections, thickness tolerance checks, verification of flake geometry and flake moisture content, cross-panel density, internal bonding, parallel and perpendicularWork with the Team Leader to resolve quality and/or production problemsOperate lab testing equipment, as well as heavy equipment and mobile equipment (i.e., forklift, manlift)Become well-versed with all elements of production processLead a production team as back-up Team LeaderLoad and unload various raw materialCommunicate effectively and respectfully with other team members in a team-based environmentCompose technical material including letters, reports and proposalsWork in high (up to 80 ft) and confined spaces for up to 12 hrsAdhere to all safety/environmental rules and regulations, including necessary PPEPerform tasks such as pulling, pushing, and lifting up to 50 lbs., as well as walking, climbing (including ladders and stairs), stooping, standing, and reaching for up to 12 hrsComplete training to become CPR and First-Aid certified Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)Bachelor's Degree in Wood Science, Sustainable Biomaterials, Engineering, Technical or related Science fieldExperience using basic computer software What Will Put You AheadExperience working in a manufacturing environmentExperience leading a manufacturing team to meet desired goals and outputsSolid working knowledge of APA performance standards and polices for structural-use panels, production methods, tests and reporting procedures for quality control from receipt of raw materials to shipment of the finished productExperience with Statistical Process Control At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy. Hiring Philosophy All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here. Who We AreAs a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better. At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company. Our Benefits Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter. Equal Opportunities Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Georgia-Pacific, Roanoke , Quality Technician, Professions , Gladys, Virginia

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