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Supervisor - Quality Control

Aberdeen Division
Aberdeen, WA
Close Date:  Open
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Quality Control Supervisor to work collaboratively with our division in Aberdeen, WA.

About The Position
• Work with Mill Manager, Superintendent, and other Supervisors to optimize productivity
• Assure safe workplace practices are followed and promote safety awareness through leading by example
• Communicate with all levels of management on root cause analysis, incident investigations, and training
• Maintain a strong working relationship with Supervisors and Managers across the Company
• Actively manage and reduce downtime through quick analysis of options and orchestrating solutions
• Identify opportunities and take measures to reduce waste and inefficiencies
• Manage lumber quality and grade to maximize value
• Recognize and correct production, quality and grade issues
• Focus on continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, customer requirements, and product quality
• Understand and program optimizing scanners in response to changes in market pricing and product demand
• Supervise, train, direct, and coordinate work of the crew to assure the highest quality standards are maintained
• Effectively manage crew work time and duties during production, breakdowns, and emergencies
• Manage scheduled time off, unexpected absences, and modified duty of crew
• Recognize and recommend crew commendation, corrective, disciplinary and discharge actions
• Participate in crew member corrective, disciplinary and discharge actions

Qualifications
• At least 2 years’ experience in lumber grading or quality control - optimizing scanner experience preferred
• Experience working with WWPA Quality Management System (QMS)
• Certified Lumber Grader card preferred
• Full understanding of a grading association rule book
• Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a crew
• Understand lumber manufacturing processes with emphasis in people management
• Proven commitment to safety and Company policy
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances
• Proficient in documentation, workflow, math computation, and computer technology

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, the Foundation gives an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049
(866) 378-8001

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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