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Quality Assurance Lab Technician at ROSEBURG FOREST PRODUCTS CO

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: El Dorado, Arkansas

Job Description:

Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit

Key Responsibilities

Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and regulations and participate in facility health & safety activities as assigned
Verify product standards are met through statistical analysis of product and process measurements and observations
Ensure all relevant quality requirements are consistently met according to the QC manual and plant SOPs
Ensure that non-conforming product is appropriately quarantined, identified and segregated according to standard procedures
Analyze and evaluate quarantined product to determine disposition in accordance with product standards
Record testing and inspection results, input into appropriate database or spreadsheets. Identify and respond to statistical trends or non-conforming process measures and test values
Verify that all product packaging and appearance standards are met. Lead in troubleshooting and resolving non-conformance; conduct audits of finished product packaging
Generate reports and charts for further analysis
Lead in maintaining the conformance of the manufacturing process to specifications. Use root cause analysis to identify, troubleshoot and resolve non-conformance
Monitor and document process parameter changes as assigned, identify and lead troubleshooting efforts to eliminate special cause variation
Communicate test results and observations to operations and management to maintain process and product conformance
Monitor and record consumption and inventory of raw materials (wax, resin, etc.)
Verify quality of raw materials as required
Ensure preventive and unscheduled maintenance tasks are completed and documented including cleaning and calibration of processing and testing equipment
Assist in process and product tests/trials as assigned and compile, analyze, and report trial test results as required
Be pro-active in identifying and performing other tasks to maintain and improve safety, quality and environmental performance
Modify and create process and product SOPs and JSAs
Provide guidance and leadership to plant employees with respect to adherence to process control plans
Able and willing to advance to higher levels of responsibility
Wiliness to perform in a relief capacity