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Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 11:21 PM

Job Description

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

:Responsible for assisting with and/or handling of all facets of the Quality Improvement Program and Statistical Quality Process implementation, to include:
:Becoming a certified lumber grader and develop high degree of familiarity with lumber grades.
:Maintain quality readings (caliper measurements to 0.001) and documentation.
:Perform maximum Quality improvement efforts with minimal supervision.
:Working relationships inside and outside the organization. Communicates with management, sale organization and customers when questions arise concerning the quality of the lumber.
:Perform daily size checks of all machine centers for analysis.
:Perform weekly machine center efficiencies for analysis.
:Perform regular checks and calibration of all optimization systems.
:Perform optimization analysis and parameter adjustments as requested by Supervisory personnel.


:Minimum of high school or equivalent education
:Minimum of two years experience in an industrial wood environment.
:Must be approachable and possess good people skills.
:Must have good communication skills (ability to communicate with mill personnel in a helpful and constructive manner).
:Must be customer focused and unwilling to compromise on quality.
:Must be willing to work in all weather conditions and standing for long periods of time
:Must have knowledge of computer skills or willing to learn within 30 days (spreadsheets, graphs, word processing, optimization and PLC front:ends).
:Must be willing to learn sawmill techniques or have sawmill experience.
:Must understand the statistical process. College statistical courses a plus.
:Must have a desire to learn new skills and a sense of urgency to implement those skills safely within a scheduled timeframe.

After completing the required 90 day probation period, the successful candidate will enter into a maximum of three (3) years training program, which will be completed on:site or at selected vendor facilities.

Company Description
Swift Lumber, Inc. is a family:owned Southern Yellow Pine sawmill located in Atmore, Alabama where the Swift family has been in business for nearly a century.
Swift Lumber specializes in making a high:end, high:quality product, while at the same time, remaining versatile enough in our production regimen that we can meet the needs of new customers as well as meet the changing demands of our existing customers.
We believe that bringing core family values to the business world is our greatest asset. Values like integrity, honesty, and having the courage to do the right thing. It is this set of values that we carry with us in all of our business relationships; both with our customers and with our employees.
At Swift Lumber, we would like to see our business grow to reach future generations and we would like for you to be a part of that experience with us


• Location: atmore, Mobile

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