Current Opportunities

Norbord recognizes that its strength is its people and we are always interested in hearing from talented individuals with experience in our industry. If an employment opportunity is not currently listed in your career field, we would still like to hear from you.

Opportunities in the United States

Maintenance Mechanic - Bemidji, MN

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor the incumbent is responsible for the installation and maintenance of machinery and equipment using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools and power tools to include troubleshooting and bench repair.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Using hand tools and/or power tools performs routine scheduled maintenance on plant property and equipment.
  • Perform specialized maintenance on equipment employing hydraulics and/or pneumatic functions.
  • Have a thorough understanding of established safety procedures to be employed throughout the mill to include lockout/tag-out, personal protective equipment, confined space entry, permitting for hot work and confined space.
  • Capable of operating mobile equipment to include, but not limited to, man lifts, cranes, scissor lifts and fork lifts.
  • Install, upgrade and or retro-fit equipment employed within an OSB mill environment.
  • Complete detailed maintenance/inspection in accordance with manufacture or Company guidelines.
  • Prepare basic drawings to support in house fabrication requirements as required.
  • Completion of maintenance work orders as necessary.
  • Coordinate with the Electrical Section of the Maintenance Department as necessary to maximize maintenance efficiencies.
  • Using various welding techniques in the fabrication or repair of operating equipment.
  • Read and understand blue prints.
  • Ability to install and/or repair plumbing or air systems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

In order to perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  The ability to trouble shoot all areas of mechanical malfunctions, to include hydraulics and pneumatics and take necessary corrective action to minimize down time of machinery or equipment.
  • Demonstrated competency with a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Ability complete assigned maintenance projects in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to perform essential mathematical/measurement functions using calculators or appropriate measuring devices.
  • Knowledge of maintenance/inspection requirement for all plant property and equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of work place safety and lock out/tag out theory and practice.
  • Computer literate to include use of Microsoft Office software applications, i.e. word, excel and access.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • AA Degree with concentration in industrial maintenance.
  • Five or more years of verifiable manufacturing maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, HVAC, welding and fabricating.
  • Project development experience from inception to completion.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic and superior trouble shooting skill.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A proactive individual with a strong preventative maintenance approach.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills with planning on a daily basis.
  • Constant walking and stair climbing.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Results driven with proven problem-solving abilities.

Position is non-exempt.   Rate of pay is DOE

At Norbord we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/6751e792

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Production Supervisor - Joanna, SC

Norbord SC OSB is taking applications for the position of Production Supervisor.

In general, the Production Supervisor role is responsible for managing a production team in a manner that emphasizes safety and efficiency within a busy team environment. At Norbord we live health and safety aboveboard without compromise, as the successful candidate you will be responsible for ensuring your team believes safety is a value. Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities                          

Responsible for leading and demonstrating the importance of safety to all team members, communicating to team members that compliance to all safety practices are mandatory, non-compliance will not be tolerated.

Safe and efficient day to day operations of the mill during 12 hour shifts.

Ensures team members are at their operating stations on time and operating equipment to company standards. Responsible for the security of the plant and all equipment during normal working hours.

Responsible for housekeeping during shift hours and making rounds on a regular basis.

Assists the process technicians in maintaining board quality throughout the manufacturing process.

Reviews all finished products in the warehouse and ensures it is up to company standards.

Maintains full communication with the mill at all times through radio and log books.

Keeps accurate records of time books, log books, production reports, downtime and equipment breakdown. Makes necessary reports in a timely manner.

Ensures all team members are aware of the location of fire equipment and is familiar with the proper fire fighting procedures to fight various types of fires.

Ensures all new employees are trained in the safe operation of plant equipment based on company standards.

Responsible for ensuring that company rules and guidelines are adhered to, and provides direction and discipline if required.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 2 year degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent supervisory work experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment. (wood products industry preferred)
  • Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement. Experience reading blueprints required
  • Proven ability to Coach and Mentor front line associates.
  • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • 2 Year Degree or significant industry experience in leadership capacity
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis as required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground
  • Able to work in confined spaces

Position is exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.

To apply online click here. https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/3f92c52a

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Maintenance Technician - Joanna, SC

Norbord SC OSB is taking applications for the position of Maintenance Technician.

In general, all Maintenance Technician roles are required to plan and perform all maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant property, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition; diagnose problems and work in many varied and diversified capacities required in general maintenance, overhaul, and repair of plant equipment processes and facilities. Periodically perform or assist others in routine to moderately complex repairs or installation of automatic electrical and electronic controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work involves a complete range and wide variety of duties involving diversified and difficult work using technical electronic diagnostics, computer equipment, and a variety of precision instruments; requiring much care to effectively and efficiently diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble or otherwise work on general maintenance.

Diagnose causes of malfunctions by sight, sound, or actions of machinery and equipment.

Start, observe, operate, or otherwise activate equipment to detect or verify correction of malfunction.

Inspect, adjust, clean, or lubricate equipment as preventive maintenance. Tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.

Adjust mechanisms such as feed, speed, power input or output.

Operate various mechanical and electronic test equipment.

Specific knowledge of pumps, conveyer systems, motors and drives is required in the performance of regular or assigned duties.

Remain current in technical changes or equipment designs by attending classes as needed

Work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as scheduled or required.

Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment and completing all required training.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum High School or GED required
  • Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, and pumps required
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors required
  • Experience reading blueprints required
  • Three (3) years or more of experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing heavy equipment required
  • Experience with fabrication, cutting with a torch, and welding with an arc welder required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience troubleshooting & repairing hydraulics & pneumatics systems and reading hydraulic schematics preferred
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferred
  • Experience performing lubrication preventative maintenance and troubleshooting lubrication related failures preferred
  • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • High School diploma or equivalent education
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis as required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
  • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
  • Consistent, predictable attendance

Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

  • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
  • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground
  • Able to work in confined spaces

Position is non-exempt. Rate of pay is DOE and Pre-Employment Assessment.

To apply online click here. https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/190847ec

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Electrical Technician - Joanna, SC

Norbord SC OSB is taking applications for the position of Electrical Technician.

In general, all Electrical Technician roles are required to repair, install, replace, program and test all electrical circuits, and equipment. Periodically perform or assist others in routine to moderately complex repairs or installation of automatic electrical and electronic controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine electrical/electronic preventative maintenance on mill equipment
  • Responsible for the repair, modification and maintenance of a variety of electrical and electronic equipment
  • Perform tasks like wiring circuits, replacing components and repairing electronic devices
  • Performs test reading using several different instruments, including multi-meter and Megger.
  • Remain current in technical changes or equipment designs by attending classes as needed.
  • Work rotating shifts, which includes nights, holidays, weekends and overtime as scheduled or required.
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment and completing all required training.

Education and Experience

  • High School or GED required.
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Background in Electrical fundamentals required.
  • Must have knowledge in 3 phase and single-phase power distribution systems, motor controls, wiring and troubleshooting of such systems.
  • Experience with 480 volt power and logic circuits required.
  • Strong computer, math, analytical, and planning skills required.
  • Must be able to understand and follow electrical schematics proficiently without supervision.
  • Familiar with machine control systems required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot (complex) machine control systems required.
  • Identify the features and functions of controllers required.
  • Describe and compare pneumatic and electronic controllers required.
  • Identify the signal path through a control circuit required.
  • VFD drives preferred.
  • PLC Experience preferred.
  • Able to interpret PLC logic as it relates to its application to process and equipment for troubleshooting purposes preferred.
  • Lubrication related failures preferred.
  • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • High School diploma or equivalent education
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis when required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
  • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
  • Consistent, predictable attendance

Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

  • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
  • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground

Position is non-exempt. Rate of pay is DOE and Pre-employment assessment.

To apply online click here. https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/cb161af5

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Maintenance Supervisor - Joanna, SC

Norbord SC OSB is taking applications for the position of Maintenance Supervisor.

In general, the Maintenance Supervisor is a front-line leadership position responsible for managing labor requirements and maintenance (preventive, predictive and unscheduled) of all mill equipment and machinery. This position leads maintenance teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency.  The Maintenance Supervisor relies on leadership abilities, in conjunction with a continuous improvement/preventive maintenance mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the company vision, mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning work priorities for both day shift and shift tradesmen in conjunction with the production work teams.
  • Planning and coordinating work with contractors to maximize uptime, reduce costs and improve quality.
  • The ability to facilitate the development, implementation and continuous improvement of our Standard Operating Procedures by educating, training, monitoring and proactively coaching team members.
  • Participating in the development of the department budget and long-term budgeting and planning.
  • Identifying potential causes of accidents, completing safety/housekeeping inspections and resolving individual and team issues.
  • Promoting mutual collaboration with operational personnel is an important consideration of this position.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 2 year degree.
  • Minimum of 5+ years manufacturing experience as a Journeyman Millwright, Electrician, HD Mechanic or Machinist, with 1-2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement.
  • Experience reading blueprints required.
  • Excellent working knowledge of an industrial environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
  • Proven ability to Coach and Mentor front line associates.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is considered an asset.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • 2 Year Degree or significant industry experience in leadership capacity
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis as required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground
  • Able to work in confined spaces

Position is exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.

To apply online click here: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/3f9e42f8

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Production Manager - Bemidji, MN

In general, plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing Oriented Strand Board (OSB) in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. Supervise and direct production of OSB using materials, methods, processes, and procedures as adopted by management for the safety and productivity of the plant and all employees and contractors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Production Manager is responsible for the leadership, operation and staffing of crews for the daily production of OSB. Production Manager is responsible for ensuring safe operation of equipment, quality of OSB, achieving production targets, and ensuring that operator-level maintenance is performed on all equipment at a very high standard.  To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning manufacturing requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering headcount and budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Direct and coordinate production and labor to gain margin improvement
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyze production, quality control, or other operational reports to detect production problems
  • Mentor assigned personnel and promote efficiency and build leadership and team skills
  • Direct process improvements in the work area to gain efficiencies
  • Communicate effectively with all team members and ensure miscommunications are minimized
  • Coordinate with other senior staff members on personnel, safety, finance, maintenance and purchasing issues, looking for ways to increase and enhance all functional areas
  • Lead by example
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager

 QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.  A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated success leading a manufacturing team leading to dynamic results
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7 to 10 years manufacturing experience (OSB or Pulp and Paper industry preferred)
  • Strong mechanical and electrical knowledge and aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office software

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED:

  • Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

DIRECT REPORTS

This position has many direct and indirect reports. Leadership is a key requirement for success in this role.

Position is exempt.   Rate of pay is DOE.

At Norbord we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates may apply https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/e8a4ed44

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Electronic and Instrumentation Technician - Bemidji, MN

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, this position will be responsible for the inspection, installation, repair, adjustment, construction, modification, calibration, programming and wiring of electrical and electronic apparatus, devices, and circuits of any voltages in the mill or assigned area. The technician will also be responsible for the service of all types of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical equipment and any type of integrating and graphical control, and electronic or mechanical instruments.  This position will work in 12 hour rotating shifts in a 24/7 operation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Safety – Promotes, adheres to, and contributes to plant safety programs and ensures compliance with best maintenance practices (BMP’s)
  • Safely operate and test energized electrical systems
  • Under little supervision, performs a variety of tasks involved in the provision of E&I services, internal customer service and reporting
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, switchgear, transformers, reactors, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Use required equipment including hand tools, calibrators, and electrical test equipment including multi-meters to test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, calibrate, test and install electrical motors, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems and other related devices including but not limited to pressure, flow, temperature and safety monitoring devices
  • Conduct preventive maintenance and keep maintenance records
  • Evaluate processes for improved quality, cost effectiveness and potential growth

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of:

  • Troubleshooting control loops, single point devices, networked devices
  • Process instrumentation
  • Communication protocols (4/20mA, Hart, Fieldbus)
  • Troubleshooting and testing of power systems (24Vdc, AC systems up to 4160 V)
  • Technical documents (P&IDs, Electrical Drawings, Technical Manuals)
  • Extensive knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC5 and ControlLogix, Ethernet Connect Control Systems, and Allen Bradley AC Drives, reading logic documentation or PC interface

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree/Technical Degree or Higher preferred, namely in Process Instrumentation or other electrical discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience providing E&I services in an industrial manufacturing setting
  • Strong computer proficiency required, namely the ability to operate a variety of electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, and level

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong work ethic and superior trouble shooting skill
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proactive individual with a strong preventative maintenance approach
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills with planning on a daily basis
  • Constant walking and stair climbing
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Results driven with proven problem-solving abilities

Position is non-exempt.   Rate of pay is DOE

At Norbord we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/7e3b97ad

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Process Engineer - Guntown, MS

Job description

The OSB Process Engineer is central to the technical and process control expertise of the OSB operation. The scope of this position is to increase the productivity and efficiency of the process by identifying and reducing process variation. Utilizing data based decision making and implementing improvements to reduce variability improves the mill’s Margin Improvement Program savings and the bottom line. The Process Engineer also supports the quality systems and quality control within the mill, as well as training operators in the technical skills and functions of manufacturing OSB.

Job Duties and Task:

  • Responsible for all aspects of process optimization to reduce variability and increase production while reducing costs.
  • Identify areas for process optimization improvement within the operation and implement the delivery of margin improvement (cost savings) results.
  • Measure, analyze and reduce process variability and increase throughput in the following areas: Green End – flake quality (fines and bark); Dryers – moisture control.
  • Create and submit project AR’s and manage said projects from conception, through design, to installation, commissioning and handover, on time and within budget.
  • Train, teach and coach operators and other personnel with any current or future process aspects which may impact quality, cost or performance.
  • Implement and provide training in analytical problem solving techniques.

Specific skills and Qualities

  • University degree qualified (B. Eng) in a relevant discipline (Chemical/Process/Manufacturing/Electrical/Mechanical) with minimum 3 – 5 years post graduation experience .
  • Training and experience in relevant continuous process optimization techniques.
  • Knowledge of continuous manufacturing process and variability reduction tools and methods.
  • Ability to organize, plan and establish a routine of activities to ensure principle accountabilities are met.
  • Experience of delivering successful continuous process improvements.
  • Experience using data-based analytical troubleshooting techniques.
  • Proactive, questioning, ‘get-it-done’ attitude.
  • Basic engineering understanding of maintenance activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to cooperate with leadership team, and operational and maintenance staff.
  • Be committed and show high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Communication skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay scale based on education/experience.
  • 401(k) with matching contributions.
  • Health insurance, including prescription drug plan.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Vision care plan.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, etc.).
  • Direct deposit payroll.
  • Profit-sharing program.
  • Wellness program benefits.

About Norbord:

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills, and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas, and make a profound impact within our team driven organization.

If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

Norbord is an equal opportunity employer. Apply for this Process Engineer job opening at:

 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/50360724

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Process Variability Engineer - Cordele, GA

Do you want to work for the LARGEST OSB mill in the world?  Do you want to work for a company that offers fantastic benefits including profit sharing? 

Then the Cordele GA OSB mill is for you!!

We are currently taking applications for our open position of Process/Variability Engineer.

The Process/Reliability Engineer is central to the technical and process control expertise of the OSB Operation. The scope of this position is to drive continuous improvement results through data based and priority setting, decision making. This position will also improve mill reliability by strategically aligning the mill’s daily activities to best practice standards, and measure results.  The Process/Variability Engineer will have a strong interaction with both the equipment, as well as the maintenance and operation personnel.  This is a ‘hands-on’ shop floor focused approach to engineering, incorporating aspects of mechanical engineering, reliability engineering, quality engineering and process engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is intended to spend the majority of their time improving how equipment works, reducing waste and scrap, improving throughput, reducing cycle times and reducing human errors to a minimum. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all aspects of process optimization to reduce variability and increase production while reducing costs.
  • Identify areas for process optimization improvement within the operation and implement the delivery of margin improvement (cost savings) results.
  • Measure, analyze and reduce process variability and increase throughput in the following areas: Stranders – flake quality and fines minimization; Dryers – furnace optimization, dryer operation and moisture control; Press – board quality, raw material usage and press cycle time optimization; Finishing – cycle optimization and defect minimization
  • Create and submit project ARs and manage said projects from conception, through design, to installation, commissioning and handover, on time and within budget.
  • Train, teach and coach operators and other personnel with any current or future process aspects which may impact quality, cost or performance.
  • Implement and provide training in analytical problem solving techniques.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.  A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. Eng.) in a relevant discipline (Chemical/Process/Manufacturing/Industrial/ Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Training and experience in relevant continuous process optimization techniques
  • Ability to organize, plan and establish a routine of activities to ensure principle accountabilities are met
  • Experience of delivering successful continuous process improvements
  • Experience using data-based analytical troubleshooting techniques
  • Proactive, questioning, ‘get-it-done’ attitude
  • Basic engineering understanding of maintenance activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to cooperate with leadership team, and operational and maintenance staff.
  • Be committed and show high level of professionalism at all times
  • Communication skills
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • 3 – 5 years manufacturing experience (OSB or Pulp and Paper industry preferred)
  • Strong mechanical and electrical knowledge and aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office software

Specialized knowledge or skills needed:

  • Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Listening to operators is a key skill that is needed.

Working conditions

The incumbent will divide their time between an office setting and operational setting which may include, hot, cold, wet and humid conditions. The incumbent may be periodically required to work extended or varied hours in order to accomplish tasks. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

This position requires a high degree of physical mobility to include repetitious climbing of stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 130 feet above the ground, crawling, bending, stooping and reaching on a daily basis. Periodic lifting up to 30 lbs. is essential.

Position is exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.  To apply online click here. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Area Engineer - Cordele, GA

Do you want to work for the LARGEST OSB mill in the world?  Do you want to work for a company that offers fantastic benefits including profit sharing? 

Then the Cordele GA OSB mill is for you!!

We are currently taking applications for our open position of Area Engineer.

In general, this position is a hands-on, shop floor focused approach to engineering, incorporating aspects of mechanical engineering, reliability engineering, quality engineering and process engineering. This position has wide latitude to be in the mill, on the floor to discover, explore, run trials and propose and implement solutions to machine related issues that limit efficient operation.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is intended to spend the majority of their time improving how equipment works, reducing waste and scrap, improving throughput, reducing cycle times and reducing human errors to a minimum. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • POC for capital projects in the mill in their specific assigned area: Green End or Dry End.
  • Work closely with teams, General Manager, Production Manager, Reliability Manager, Maintenance Manager and Technical Manager.
  • Hands on approach to repairs and reliability. Works closely with maintenance in the mill when parts, components or systems are not working properly to determine root causes.
  • Facilitate Root Cause Analysis (RCAs) meetings for big down time and efficiency loss events in their respective area.
  • Active role in getting the mill restored to top operating condition.
  • Takes the lead in assisting Reliability, Maintenance and Operations to figure out why parts, components or systems break or prematurely wear out.
  • Works with OEM vendors to improve operational capabilities (speeds, efficiencies, less raw material consumption).
  • Coordinates line trials or other process related trials in conjunction with QC and Technical teams.
  • Work with operators, maintenance personnel and OEM’s to verify that we are operating the equipment efficiently and with well thought-out human/machine interface.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.  A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. Eng.) in a relevant discipline (Chemical/Process/Manufacturing/Industrial/ Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • 3 – 5 years manufacturing experience (OSB or Pulp and Paper industry preferred)
  • Strong mechanical and electrical knowledge and aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office software

Specialized knowledge or skills needed:

  • Functional / Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Listening to operators is a key skill that is needed.

Working conditions

The incumbent will divide their time between an office setting and operational setting which may include, hot, cold, wet and humid conditions. The incumbent may be periodically required to work extended or varied hours in order to accomplish tasks. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

This position requires a high degree of physical mobility to include repetitious climbing of stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 130 feet above the ground, crawling, bending, stooping and reaching on a daily basis. Periodic lifting up to 30 lbs. is essential.

 Position is exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.  To apply online click here. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Production Technician - Cordele, GA

Cordele GA OSB is taking applications for the position of Production Technician.

In general, all Production Technician roles are required to operate or assist with machinery to produce oriented strand board (OSB) using materials, methods, processes, and procedures as adopted by management for the safety and productivity of the plant and all employees and contractors.   While most production employees have a certain location and certain daily job duties assigned, it is critical to the team process that all employees understand that they are required to work in any capacity to support their team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Production Technicians are responsible for the daily operation of manufacturing equipment that produces oriented strand board (OSB) and are responsible for safe operation, producing quality OSB, achieving production targets, and maintaining all equipment at a very high standard.  To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate manufacturing equipment that produces oriented strand board (OSB)
  • Operate forklifts and other mobile equipment to manage product flow
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance and clean-up on equipment
  • Work safely and effectively in a team environment
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot equipment and issues on a regular basis
  • Involvement in ongoing process improvement in the work area
  • Complete shift paperwork and recordkeeping
  • Attend team meetings and regular training sessions
  • Comply with all Company safety standards and protocols
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • High School diploma or equivalent education
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
  • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
  • Consistent, predictable attendance

Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

  • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
  • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to wear a respirator in specific assigned areas

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling periodically
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground

Position is non-exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.  To apply online click here. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Electrical Technician - Cordele, GA

Cordele GA OSB is taking applications for the position of Electrical Technician.

In general, all Electrical Technician roles are required to repair, install, replace, program and test all electrical circuits, and equipment. Periodically perform or assist others in routine to moderately complex repairs or installation of automatic electrical and electronic controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine electrical/electronic preventative maintenance on mill equipment
  • Responsible for the repair, modification and maintenance of a variety of electrical and electronic equipment
  • Perform tasks like wiring circuits, replacing components and repairing electronic devices
  • Performs test reading using several different instruments, including multi-meter and Megger.
  • Remain current in technical changes or equipment designs by attending classes as needed.
  • Work rotating shifts, which includes nights, holidays, weekends and overtime as scheduled or required.
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment and completing all required training.

Education and Experience

  • High School or GED required
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Background in Electrical fundamentals required
  • Must have knowledge in 3 phase and single-phase power distribution systems, motor controls, wiring and troubleshooting of such systems.
  • Experience with 480 volt power and logic circuits required
  • Strong computer, math, analytical, and planning skills required
  • Must be able to understand and follow electrical schematics proficiently without supervision
  • Familiar with machine control systems required
  • Ability to troubleshoot (complex) machine control systems required
  • Identify the features and functions of controllers required
  • Describe and compare pneumatic and electronic controllers required
  • Identify the signal path through a control circuit required
  • VFD drives preferred
  • PLC Experience preferred
  • Able to interpret PLC logic as it relates to its application to process and equipment for troubleshooting purposes preferred
  • lubrication related failures preferred
  • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • High School diploma or equivalent education
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis when required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
  • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
  • Consistent, predictable attendance

Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

  • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
  • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground

Position is non-exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.  To apply online click here. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Maintenance Technician - Cordele, GA

Cordele GA OSB is taking applications for the position of Maintenance Technician.

In general, all Maintenance Technician roles are required to plan and perform all maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant property, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition; diagnose problems and work in many varied and diversified capacities required in general maintenance, overhaul, and repair of plant equipment processes and facilities. Periodically perform or assist others in routine to moderately complex repairs or installation of automatic electrical and electronic controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work involves a complete range and wide variety of duties involving diversified and difficult work using technical electronic diagnostics, computer equipment, and a variety of precision instruments; requiring much care to effectively and efficiently diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble or otherwise work on general maintenance.
  • Diagnose causes of malfunctions by sight, sound, or actions of machinery and equipment.
  • Start, observe, operate, or otherwise activate equipment to detect or verify correction of malfunction.
  • Inspect, adjust, clean, or lubricate equipment as preventive maintenance. Tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.
  • Adjust mechanisms such as feed, speed, power input or output.
  • Operate various mechanical and electronic test equipment.
  • Specific knowledge of pumps, conveyer systems, motors and drives is required in the performance of regular or assigned duties.
  • Remain current in technical changes or equipment designs by attending classes as needed
  • Work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as scheduled or required.
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment and completing all required training.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum High School or GED required
  • Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, and pumps required
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors required
  • Experience reading blueprints required
  • Three (3) years or more of experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing heavy equipment required
  • Experience with fabrication, cutting with a torch, and welding with an arc welder required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience troubleshooting & repairing hydraulics & pneumatics systems and reading hydraulic schematics preferred
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferred
  • Experience performing lubrication preventative maintenance and troubleshooting lubrication related failures preferred
  • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • High School diploma or equivalent education
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis as required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
  • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
  • Consistent, predictable attendance

Specialized knowledge or skills needed for promotion into certain roles:

  • Ability to maintain all equipment in assigned area
  • Ability to enhance or improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking constantly
  • Pushing/pulling – may be required to push/pull up to 200 lb. logs dependent upon individual strength. (Can get help in many cases)
  • Climbing – frequent climbing up and down from lift truck/ladders/stairs and such
  • Lifting – lifting up to 50 lbs. (from floor to shoulder height); lifting up to 75 lbs. (can get help in many cases)
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs. at least 40 feet
  • Able to reach at various angles on a regular basis
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Stooping and bending on a regular basis
  • Kneeling/crawling on a regular basis
  • Able to navigate catwalks
  • Able to work at heights up to 150 feet above the ground
  • Able to work in confined spaces

Position is non-exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.  To apply online click here. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Area Engineering Manager - Huguley, AL

Why Work Here?

“Great opportunities for career growth!”

Job opportunity with growth potential.

Job purpose

In general, the Area Manager is responsible for the manufacturing process group (wood yard/wood room) and ensuring the production processes are as efficient as possible. The Area Manager will work with management and leaders of shift-assigned employees and other contracted resources in the manufacturing of OSB to get the maximum yield and efficiency from our equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Area Manager is responsible for a complete manufacturing process across multiple production teams, ensuring processes are as efficient as possible. The Area Manager will drive maximum yield and efficiency from our production teams and equipment. The Area Manager is responsible for improving margin, quality, and quantity. This position acts as a process expert to aide training employees to improve their skill sets. The Area Manager will identify and drive improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions as needed.

The Area Manager is responsible for evaluation of data leading to achieving production targets with improved margin and efficiency. To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring production and quality control systems, analyze production, quality control, or other operational reports to detect production problems and opportunities
  • Determining how systems should work from OEM and other MOC documents and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect production outcome
  • Reviewing processing schedules or production orders and make recommendations concerning manufacturing requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering headcount and budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Mentoring assigned personnel and promote efficiency and build skills
  • Recommending process improvements in the work area to gain efficiencies
  • Communicating effectively with all team members and ensure miscommunications are minimized
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Production Manager

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position. A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Expert level knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology of OSB manufacturing equipment with a strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Expert level knowledge of the principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment involved in the processes of making OSB
  • Expert level knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of OSB
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • BE or BA/BS diploma or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team

Specialized knowledge or skills needed:

  • Expert level understand of our manufacturing equipment
  • Superior knowledge of continuous improvement to add efficiency and margin improvement
  • Understanding of how training can produce a gain efficiency and increase production levels
  • Mentoring, coaching and leading others
  • Directing others to successful completion of tasks
  • Listen for understanding skills
  • People and team building skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Leading and setting the example with safety
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time
  • Analyze data to recommend informed operational decisions

Working conditions

Role requires a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions may include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth. Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

Physical ability to perform the essential job functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 30 feet above the ground, lifting up to 50 pounds (from floor to shoulder height), stooping, and bending, carrying up to 30 pounds at least 40 feet.

Direct reports

This position has many indirect reports. Demonstrated leadership is a key requirement for success in this role.

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Norbord inc.  Lanett, AL 36863 USA

 

 

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Electronics Control Technician - Jefferson, TX

Jefferson TX OSB has an opportunity for an Electronics Control Technician.   This position will provide skilled technical and engineering support to repair, maintenance, programming and refurbishment of mill electrical system and automation projects. The position will assist in the management of projects, coordination of work, and execution of work related to electrical maintenance, electrical engineering and automation.  The major emphasis is on analyzing and solving complex technical problems and identifying opportunities to continually improve the uptime, reliability, and performance of equipment.  Responsible for project and maintenance reliability of EIC systems within an industrial environment manufacturing engineered wood particle board.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments and across other engineering disciplines to design and detail industrial processes, motor controls, instrumentation, and power systems that meet business requirements
  • Ensure that control hardware and software, installation, PLC/HMI programming, and operational requirements meet specifications, codes, and end-user expectations
  • Design, specify, start, validate, monitor, and troubleshoot EIC systems including Sensor Specification and performance, PLC logic, electrical drives and motor controls
  • Program, troubleshoot, and configure Allen Bradley (Rockwell) PLC/HMI control systems
  • Detail control strategy for process areas, communicate, educate, and train technicians and managers on processes, equipment, and standards
  • Problem-solve process engineering issues and/or design issues by applying controls theory and engineering principles

Requirements

  • AA degree in Electronics Controls (or similar) required
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience developing motor controls programming for PLC controls and electrical drives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability with root cause analysis required
  • Experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Implement design changes on programmable controller and microprocessor based process control equipment
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and drawings
  • Have strong working knowledge of and familiarity with 480VAC, 3 phase motor control circuits,  Powerflex 700 and 7000 drives
  • Troubleshoot and program in RsLogix 5000, RsLogix 500, and PLC 5
  • Work with Rockwell RsView 32 is a plus

Position is non-exempt.   Rate of pay is DOE.
Apply online at: JeffHR@norbord.com and we’ll contact you if you meet our qualifications.  We support diversity.

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Opportunities in Canada

General Manager - Chambord, QC

Reporting to the Vice President, Operations, the General Manager is accountable for planning, coordinating and safely leading the activities for the potential restart of the Chambord facility to achieve the established goals and objectives. Other areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following: Safety, Production, Quality, Process Control, Maintenance, Administration of Personnel, Forecasting and Budgeting. Ensuring an incident free work environment

  • Managing the resources of people, capital, material and time in the most effective manner to yield the greatest productivity and profit possible while maintaining safety, product quality, customer service, consistency, and longevity of the operation.
  • Creating and fostering an environment of mutual trust and credibility.
  • Fostering a world class safety culture.
  • Developing realistic operating, capital and long range plans.
  • Focusing on working capital management and the strategic procurement of fibre, resin and energy.
  • Meeting cost objectives with continuous improvement in cost reduction.
  • Planning and implementing process improvements to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Maintaining optimum staffing levels.
  • Managing human resource issues and maintaining positive employee relations.
  • Assuring environmental compliance.
  • Managing the effectiveness of the management team; ensuring ongoing coaching and development, communicating expectations, fostering teamwork and developing talent.
  • Development and management of the mill’s operating plan and budgets, based on divisional and corporate plans.

As the ideal candidate, you have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Wood Science or Business with a minimum of ten years’ experience in heavy manufacturing safety sensitive environments at the Plant Manager level. Ideally, OSB manufacturing/panel products experience. You are fluent in both English and French. As the successful candidate you will have proven knowledge of manufacturing methods and experience in process improvement. In addition, you are a proactive and enthusiastic leader with a proven ability to build, develop and maintain strong teams. You must have a high degree of business acumen, with strong technical skills, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate your team.

At Norbord we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
Box 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3

Fax: 604 661 3201

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Human Resources Manager - Chambord, QC

Reporting to the General Manager, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for employee relations, industrial relations, performance management and implementing effective people management systems. The Human Resources Manager will foster and encourage a culture where continuous improvement is a priority for all employees.

As the successful candidate you are a self-starter with demonstrated experience with current and solid knowledge of Human Resources, Industrial Relations, principles and regulations. You are fluent in French and English. You have experience in a start-up environment with heavy emphasis on recruitment. In addition, in-depth knowledge and understanding of employment laws and you apply this understanding to protect the interests of the company and employees. You have a proven track record of fostering respectful employee relations, and using good judgment to assess and resolve employee and safety issues. You must possess excellent writing skills for employee communication and training tools. You are an individual with a high degree of integrity and you will develop positive and supportive relationships will all employees. Superior interpersonal skills and an adaptive style to fit a variety of situations are required. You must have the ability to ascertain and identify potential problems and recommend solutions; and provide coaching and consulting as needed. As part of the human resources team you will focus on continuous improvement and consistency of human resources practices and processes. You are able to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects; and possess the follow-through skills required to drive and complete tasks; and at all times maintain a high level of confidentiality.

A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Psychology with an emphasis in Human Resources, or equivalent combination of experience and education is required. A CHRP designation and a minimum of five years of HR experience, primarily in a Generalist and Manager role in an industrial environment are a definite asset. You will have experience with safety sensitive environments with a focus on developing a world class safety culture.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention:
Human Resources
P.O. 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3

Fax: 604 661 3201

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Responsable en fiabilité d’entretien - La Sarre, QC

Norbord Inc., est un des principaux producteurs internationaux de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont les actifs s’élève à environ 1,8 milliard de dollars américain siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper un poste de Responsable en fiabilité d’entretien pour sa division de LA SARRE. Nous offrons un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels.

Vous êtes un travailleur d’équipe, responsable, autonome et reconnu comme une personne fiable qui effectue du travail de qualité sans jamais faire de compromis en santé et sécurité au travail. Dévoué, vous vous impliquez activement, vous êtes proactif dans l’exécution de votre travail et habile dans l’identification et la résolution de problèmes un poste de Responsable en fiabilité d’entretien vous intéresse.

Relevant du Surintendant entretien, le titulaire du poste est responsable de la fiabilité des équipements entre autre par l’amélioration du programme d’entretien préventif et des analyses de pannes ainsi que de la réduction des temps d’arrêt non planifié.

 Fonctions principales

  • Définir, développer, optimiser et administrer le programme d’entretien préventif/prédictif
  • Superviser les techniciens du département d’entretien préventif et assurer une utilisation optimale de ceux-ci
  • Agir comme responsable de l’intégration du plan d’entretien dans le logiciel d’entretien par la création de ce dernier dans le CMMS (IVARA), l’élaboration de listes de tâches, de pièces critiques, de formulaires d’inspections, de fiches de cadenassage et autres de ce type
  • Développer les standards et les procédures pour les travaux d’entretien réguliers et majeurs en prenant en compte les aspects santé-sécurité, environnementaux, légaux et autres
  • Analyser les bris répétitifs à partir de divers rapports, d’enquêtes d’analyses de bris et pannes et proposer et implanter des solutions pour corriger les causes fondamentales
  • Définir les listes de pièces de rechange critiques, les quantités et les pièces réutilisables
  • Assurer le suivi des indicateurs de performances des programmes d’entretien
  • Travailler au quotidien avec tous les départements de l’usine dans un esprit d’amélioration continue

Exigences du poste

  • Détenir une formation Génie mécanique ou collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle et compter de trois (3) à cinq (5) ans d’expérience dans l’entretien industriel et surtout en entretien préventif
  • Maîtrise de la suite Office et de différents logiciels de fiabilité-maintenance (IVARA-CMMS)
  • Être reconnu pour votre leadership, votre esprit d’équipe et vos aptitudes à gérer une équipe, votre capacité d’analyse, votre rigueur et votre facilité à communiquer et à résoudre des problèmes en équipe combiné à une approche axée sur les résultats
  • Avoir de l’expérience en gestion et en intégration de la santé & sécurité à l’ensemble des activités d’entretien
  • Expérience dans les équipements mobiles
  • Le bilinguisme constitue un atout determinant

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Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité à :

Norbord Inc.
Usine La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : lasarrerh@norbord.com

Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées.
Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

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Mechanical Technologist - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Mechanical Technologist is a leadership position responsible for managing projects, developing reliability initiatives, managing labour requirements and maintenance of all mill equipment and machinery.  This position leads maintenance teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency.  The Mechanical Technologist relies on leadership abilities in conjunction with a continuous improvement and proactive mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the Company vision, mission and values.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a variety of projects through the mill site.
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, developing reliability processes.
  • Planning work priorities for tradesmen in conjunction with production teams.
  • Facilitating, developing and implementing continuous improvement of Standard Operating Procedures by educating, training, monitoring and proactively coaching team members.
  • Identifying hazards, conducting safety inspections and resolving individual and team issues.
  • Collaborating with operational personnel is an important consideration of this position.

Qualifications: 

  • Mechanical Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience in a manufacturing environment facility.
  • Journeyman tradespersons may be considered depending on experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory responsibilities.
  • Strong problem solving skills with analytical abilities.
  • A creative approach to new ideas.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude; a hands on approach.
  • A proven safe track record.
  • Predictive maintenance training.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical components are assets.
  • Receptive to feedback with a willingness to learn.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Able to work under minimal supervision and strong time management and handling priorities skills.

Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels headquartered out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Norbord operates 17 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Canada. We manufacture Oriented Strand Board in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition, we manufacture MDF, particleboard and furniture in Europe.

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Excellent people make excellent business.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas and make a profound impact within our team driven organization.

If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: Rhonda.mccabe@norbord.com

Fax: 780 841 3662

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Reliability Technologist - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Reliability Technologist will be responsible for maximizing efforts to ensure the reliability and maintainability of the assets in the facility. The Reliability Technologist administers the Root Cause Analysis program to ensure the root cause of failures has been properly determined. The Reliability Technologist utilizes this information to provide advice for changes to equipment, preventative maintenance, or process to prevent future failures of identical or similar nature. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development and refinement of the Root Cause Analysis program.
  • Analyze equipment histories to identify and address specific repetitive failures.
  • Further development and administration of the downtime tracking program to ensure consistency of tracking throughout the mill
  • Regularly review downtime reports and equipment histories to identify solutions for reoccurring maintenance problems.
  • Coordination with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler/Coordinator ensuring correct PM activities are scheduled and performed when due.
  • Apply value analysis to make maintenance decisions, i.e., repair/replace and repair/redesign.
  • Specify and develop standard repair techniques for major repetitive tasks, such as component replacements.
  • Works with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler/Coordinators, as necessary, to develop job scopes for major unique jobs.
  • Develop the standardization processes, which influence new construction and equipment purchases including materials, equipment and spare parts.
  • Identify potential cost reductions through extended parts life, reduced labour cost and other part-related improvement techniques.
  • Participates in the review phase of design of capital additions and changes in plant layout to ensure full maintainability of equipment, utilities and facilities.
  • Participates in approval of all new installations, including those done by contractors, to ensure their maintainability and reliability as influenced by life cycle costing.

Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist with at least 2 years of relevant engineering experience.
  • Familiarity with forest operations and product properties are a definite asset.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • A creative approach to new ideas.
  • An excellent grasp of engineering and design principles.
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Awareness of the environmental impact of design ideas.

Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels headquartered out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Norbord operates 17 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Canada. We manufacture Oriented Strand Board in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition, we manufacture MDF, particleboard and furniture in Europe.

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Excellent people make excellent business.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas and make a profound impact within our team driven organization.

If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: Rhonda.mccabe@norbord.com

Fax: 780 841 3662

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Plant Technologist - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Plant Technologist is a leadership position responsible for managing projects, developing reliability initiatives, managing labour requirements and maintenance of all mill equipment and machinery.  This position leads maintenance teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency.  The Plant Technologist relies on leadership abilities in conjunction with a continuous improvement and proactive mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the Company vision, mission and values.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing a variety of projects through the mill site.
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, developing reliability processes.
  • Planning work priorities for tradesmen in conjunction with production teams.
  • Facilitating, developing and implementing continuous improvement of standard operating procedures by educating, training, monitoring and proactively coaching team members.
  • Identifying hazards, conducting safety inspections and resolving individual and team issues.
  • Collaborating with operational personnel is an important consideration of this position.

The ideal candidate will be a Mechanical Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist with 3+ years of manufacturing experience in a large wood products facility. Journeyman tradespersons may be considered depending on experience, with supervisory responsibilities for a minimum of 2 years.

Strong problem solving skills, a creative approach to new ideas, strong mechanical aptitude; a hands on approach; a proven safe track record; predictive maintenance training; knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical components are assets. Receptive to feedback, willingness to learn and desire to develop people with visionary leadership are paramount.

Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels headquartered out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Norbord operates 17 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Canada. We manufacture Oriented Strand Board in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition, we manufacture MDF, particleboard and furniture in Europe.

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Excellent people make excellent business.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas and make a profound impact within our team driven organization.

If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Fax: 604 661 3201

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
V7X 1L3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Technical Manager - High Level, AB

Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager oversees a technical team responsible for product recipes, recipe modification for new products/markets and research and development to ensure product quality and cost effectiveness.  This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing product optimization, in addition to reporting data analysis and internal research and development.  The successful candidate will also maintain the Mill Quality Assurance program with the APA.  Other responsibilities include:

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership as the mill’s primary contact for technical issues relating to thickness, panel size, strength, and rigidity of products, customer complaints, and product development.
  • New product development and testing.
  • Routinely identify and implement cost saving opportunities in board manufacturing process.
  • Monitor the key properties of product being produced to ensure they meet quality standards.
  • Track, prioritize and assign responsibilities for process improvement projects that improve EH&S, quality, throughput and product costs.
  • Set and monitor operational control limits of heat energy, drying and pressing machinery to produce quality product at expected production levels.
  • Monitor and adjust key process variables that affect raw material usages ensuring raw material usage is at expected levels and meet or exceed cost forecasts.
  • Interface with and maintain strong working relationships with production and maintenance teams. Provide leadership to troubleshoot operating and maintenance issues affecting quality or production.
  • Continuously improve the operation by staying current with new technologies, implementing best practices, identifying non-value added elements and modeling continuous process improvement minimum.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Wood Science preferred; Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with wood and adhesives in the development and manufacturing of engineered lumber.

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.

Minimum Qualifications Include

  • Demonstrated success in manufacturing leading to dynamic results.
  • BS or BA diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team.

Specialized Knowledge or Skills Needed

  • Develop methods or procedures to gain efficiency and margin improvement.
  • Ability to define and communicate expectations and then hold people accountable.
  • People and team building skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Leading and setting the example with safety.
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time.
  • Analyze data to make informed critical decisions.

Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels headquartered out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Norbord operates 17 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Canada. We manufacture Oriented Strand Board in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition, we manufacture MDF, particleboard and furniture in Europe.

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Excellent people make excellent business.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas and make a profound impact within our team driven organization. If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Fax:  604 661 3201

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention:  Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 49307
3194-1055 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, BC
V7X 1L3

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Maintenance Planner - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Reliability Manager, the Maintenance Planner’s role is to work together with production and maintenance to improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials, and equipment access. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists production with balancing their needs for runtime requirements and equipment reliability by identifying pro-active maintenance solutions.
  • Long-range planning involving the regular analysis of backlog relative to available resources.
  • All phases of short-range planning and scheduling including: initial job screening; analysis of job requirements; job research; detailed job planning; job preparation; purchase requisitions; job scheduling and coordination; and schedule adjustment.
  • Coordinates all planning and scheduling for shutdowns (major and minor) to include: Gantt charts, Critical Path Analysis and Resource Leveling.
  • Develops planner reference systems including a file of planned job packages for recurring jobs, plus labour and material libraries for each piece of equipment.
  • Informs the Maintenance Manager of abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters outside the planner’s knowledge or authority.
  • Review completed work order information, ensuring continuous improvement and valid historical data is captured in IVARA.
  • Assist with budgetary preparation, tracking, and periodic analysis of cost trends and provide recommendations for continual improvement.
  • Update bills of material, assets hierarchy, and drawing data base as required.Interested applicants should send their resume to:
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical or process background with experience and/or training in planning and scheduling. Additionally, you will be very technically sound, with experience in our IVARA software system, or similar CMMS software platforms. Mechanical Engineer, Certified Engineering Technologist, or Journeyman trades (Millwright) certification coupled with 5 or more years of experience would be a definite asset. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. A demonstrated commitment to working safely will be essential.

Email : mandy.vandresar@norbord.com

Mail : Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
Postal Bag 6700|
Highway 40 South
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6Y9

Fax: 780 831-2519

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Sales Representative - Toronto, ON

Reporting to the Director of North American Sales, the Sales Representative works in a team environment with the principal objective of maximizing sales returns and mill margins in accordance with the strategic financial and sales goals. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and customer focus. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop relationships and understand needs with an established North American customer base.
  • Field incoming inquiries regarding availability and pricing of OSB.
  • Collaborate with mill staff and logistics to forward sell production.
  • Implement sales strategies that maximize margins.
  • Keep current on market conditions by interacting with customers, regional marketing managers and staff.
  • Attend customer meetings and trade shows.

As the ideal candidate you will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent post-secondary education.
  • Knowledge of the North American lumber and panel markets and the OSB manufacturing process would be an asset.
  • A track record of performance in a similar field or related industry is a plus with 5–7 years of sales experience.
  • Ability to travel into both US and Canadian markets.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to strategize, plan, execute and report.
  • A self-motivated team player with a sense of urgency and flexibility to work until the job is complete.
  • Ability to work in an open environment and to collaborate effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Impeccable communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Detail and results orientated.
  • Bring a high degree of honesty and integrity to all situations.
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package!

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, June 8th, 2018 to: 

Email: careerswest@norbord.com

Mail:  Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
One Toronto Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5C 2W4

Fax: 416-360-2243

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Maintenance Manager - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for the safe and cost effective maintenance of the mill. The Maintenance Manager utilizes related experience, project management expertise, leadership abilities and a preventative maintenance mindset.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of a highly qualified maintenance team, maintaining maximum uptime and open communications with production personnel. Active participation in the operation’s efforts towards providing a safe working environment along with continuous innovation and process improvements initiatives. Specific duties may include:

  • Implements, designs, utilizes and enforces proactive safety steps. Participates in regular safety. meetings with the mindset all accidents are preventable.
  • Oversee short and long term project plans for all maintenance shutdowns.
  • Source and liaise with outside contractors regarding external manufacturing of equipment, negotiating price quotes and written agreements. Involves attaining innovative/efficient equipment within budgeted allowances.
  • Tracks mill downtime issues and builds a corrective action plan to prevent reoccurrence and or reduce downtime and ensure the mill’s uptime is at or above target.
  • Participates in planning and recommending of capital projects as part of the site management team.
  • Provides input for the creation of the yearly maintenance budget.
  • Submit month-end and quarterly reports regarding major down time events, highlights, and capital project updates.
  • Oversee labour requirements for maintenance, provide guidance, direction, mentoring and progressive discipline (if required) to direct reports, assist with grievance resolution.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory maintenance experience within the forest industry, preferably at an OSB operation; Journeyman certification – Electrical, Millwright, or HD Tech; understanding and prior utilization of preventative maintenance tools; such as lubrication, vibration analysis and thermography; extensive hydraulic experience, Project Management training; and a background and or education in engineering. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. A commitment to safe work practices, as well as experience with a computerized maintenance system is essential.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail:  Norbord Inc.
Attention:
Human Resources – Barwick OSB
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON P0W 1A0

Fax:        807 487 1131

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INFIRMIER - La Sarre, QC

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord Inc., est un des principaux producteurs internationaux de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont les actifs s’élève à environ 1,8 milliard de dollars américain siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper divers postes pour sa division de LA SARRE et offre un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels

INFIRMIER

Sous la direction du Surintendant ressources humaines et santé sécurité, l’infirmier aura la responsabilité de réaliser l’ensemble des activités de l’infirmerie tout en collaborant avec l’ensemble des départements ainsi qu’avec le médecin traitant. Les principales tâches qui lui seront confiées seront :

  • Appliquer les principes de soins infirmiers
  • Dispense de la formation et support aux activités de prévention
  • Gestion des équipements pour la prise de mesure en hygiène industrielle
  • Entrée de données et statistiques de santé et sécurité
  • Soutien dans les dossiers assurances collectives/CSST/invalidité et RH

Profil recherché

  • Détenir, une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en soins infirmiers;
  • Avoir au minimum deux (2) années d’expériences pertinentes;
  • Être membre en règle de l’OIIQ;
  • Avoir de l’intérêt pour les lois et règlements en santé et sécurité;
  • Détenir la licence d’instructeur RCR/secouriste sera considéré comme un atout.

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité au

Norbord Inc.
Usine La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : lasarrerh@norbord.com

Une description détaillée des postes offerts est disponible au : https://www.emplois-abitibi-temiscamingue.com/norbord

 Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées, Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

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MÉCANICIEN INDUSTRIEL (4) - La Sarre, Quebec

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord Inc., est un des principaux producteurs internationaux de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont les actifs s’élève à environ 1,8 milliard de dollars américain siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper divers postes pour sa division de LA SARRE et offre un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels

MÉCANICIEN INDUSTRIEL (4)

Le Mécanicien d’entretien travaillera sous la direction du Contremaître de l’entretien mécanique. Parmi ses principales responsabilités notons l’inspection, la modification, la réparation, l’amélioration et l’entretien d’équipement mécanique.

Profil recherché:

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle;
  • Avoir un minimum de deux (2) années d’expérience pertinente;
  • Être capable de lire des plans mécaniques;
  • Avoir des connaissances et une expérience en pneumatique, en hydraulique et en soudure;
  • Avoir la capacité de produire un rapport;

Aptitudes pour le travail de recherche et pour le travail d’équipe.

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité au

Norbord Inc.
Usine La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : lasarrerh@norbord.com

Une description détaillée des postes offerts est disponible au : https://www.emplois-abitibi-temiscamingue.com/norbord

 Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées, Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

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Contremaître production - La Sarre, QC

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord Inc., est un des principaux producteurs internationaux de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont les actifs s’élève à environ 1,8 milliard de dollars américain siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper divers postes pour sa division de LA SARRE et offre un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels

Contremaître production (1)

Relevant du Surintendant de production, l’objectif premier du titulaire est la supervision de l’équipe de fabrication durant les quarts de travail de façon à obtenir le maximum de rendement des équipements pour la fabrication d’un produit de première qualité à un coût minimal tout en assurant la sécurité de l’équipe

 Profil recherché

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en administration option production ou équivalent,
  • Un minimum de cinq (5) ans d’expérience pertinente en production à titre de superviseur d’équipe
  • Être reconnu pour votre leadership, votre esprit d’équipe et vos aptitudes à gérer une équipe, votre capacité d’analyse, votre rigueur et votre facilité à communiquer et à résoudre des problèmes en équipe combiné à une approche axée sur les résultats
  • Avoir de l’expérience en gestion et en intégration de la santé & sécurité à l’ensemble des activités
  • Être autonome, capacité à travailler avec un minimum de supervision
  • Maîtriser les logiciels de la suite Office

Norbord Inc.
Usine La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : lasarrerh@norbord.com

Une description détaillée des postes offerts est disponible au : https://www.emplois-abitibi-temiscamingue.com/norbord

Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées, Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

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Process Control Coordinator - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Process Control Coordinator will be responsible for designing electrical, instrumentation and control systems in support of plant operations and maintenance activities.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Configuring and developing industrial computer network systems for HMI and PLC systems.
  • Optimizing the facility’s process control systems as well as improving reliability of the process systems.
  • Supervising and performing HMI, VFD and PLC programming.
  • Performing field startup tasks.
  • Coordinating instrumentation calibration and maintenance support.
  • Supporting the operations and maintenance groups during normal and abnormal plant operation.
  • Updating CAD drawings for process and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Maintaining of equipment and/or process related software.
  • Participating in an on-call system designed to provide resources to production team during off hours.

Our ideal candidate will have a diploma/degree in Instrumentation Technology or Electrical Engineering with Professional Engineering status coupled with a minimum of 3 years’ experience with process control and instrumentation. Experience working with smart field devices, Allen Bradley CLX (motion control), and PLC5 PLCs, VFDs and instrumentation such as control valves, process analyzers, flow, pressure and temperature transmitters as well as PID and tuning controls are areas considered in the selection process. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills, oral and written communication skills are necessary.

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence to:

Email: Rhonda.mccabe@norbord.com

Mail:  Norbord Inc.
Attention:  Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
Hwy 35 South
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax:   780 841-3693

 We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Production Supervisor - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for managing a production team in a manner that emphasizes safety and efficiency within a busy team environment. At Norbord we live health and safety aboveboard without compromise, as the successful candidate you will be responsible for ensuring your team believes safety is a value. Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for leading and demonstrating the importance of safety to all team members, communicating to team members that compliance to all safety practices are mandatory, non-compliance will not be tolerated.
  • Safe and efficient day to day operations of the mill during 12 hour shifts.
  • Ensures team members are at their operating stations on time and operating equipment to company standards. Responsible for the security of the plant and all equipment during normal working hours.
  • Responsible for housekeeping during shift hours and making rounds on a regular basis.
  • Assists the process technicians in maintaining board quality from the stranders to the finishing end.
  • Reviews all finished products in the warehouse and ensures it is up to company standards.
  • Maintains full communication with the mill at all times through radio and log books.
  • Keeps accurate records of time books, log books, production reports, downtime and equipment breakdown. Makes necessary reports in a timely manner.
  • Ensures all team members are aware of the location of fire equipment and is familiar with the proper fire fighting procedures to fight various types of fires.
  • Ensures all new employees are trained in the safe operation of plant equipment based on company standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring that company and WCB rules and guidelines are adhered to, and provides direction and discipline if required.

As the ideal candidate, you have a minimum of 5 years of recent work experience in the forest industry, preferably within an oriented strand board mill. Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement. A dedication to a professional team environment with an emphasis on safety is essential.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
P.O. 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
V7X 1L3

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Mechanical Supervisor - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Mechanical Supervisor is a front-line leadership position responsible for managing labour requirements and maintenance (preventive, predictive and unscheduled) of all mill equipment and machinery.  This position leads maintenance teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency.  The Mechanical Supervisor relies on leadership abilities, in conjunction with a continuous improvement/preventive maintenance mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the company vision, mission and values.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning work priorities for both day shift and shift tradesmen in conjunction with the production work teams.
  • The ability to facilitate the development, implementation and continuous improvement of our Standard Operating Procedures by educating, training, monitoring and proactively coaching team members.
  • Participating in the development of the department budget and long-term budgeting and planning.
  • Identifying potential causes of accidents, completing safety/housekeeping inspections and resolving individual and team issues.
  • Promoting mutual collaboration with operational personnel is an important consideration of this position.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of manufacturing experience as a Journeyman Millwright, Electrician, HD Mechanic or Machinist, with 1-2 years of supervisory experience. Excellent working knowledge of an industrial environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. Hydraulic knowledge and additional trade’s experience are assets. You should have a demonstrated knowledge of team processes and the ability to model, encourage and influence team behaviour and decision making. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is considered an asset.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
P.O. Box 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Production Manager - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the General Manager, the Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the safe, efficient and cost-effective production and shipping of quality oriented strand board products. This position oversees and coordinates activities of the production team, the log yard team and the shipping team in order to support the company directed strategic plan and ensure quality products are available to customers.

As the ideal candidate, you have a minimum of five years supervisory experience in a safety sensitive, capital intensive, continuous operation manufacturing environment and proven experience in developing capabilities in people and manufacturing processes. You also possess a demonstrated record for improving safety culture. Excellent computer skills, project management training and exposure to computerized maintenance management systems (IVARA) would be an asset.

Please submit your resume, in confidence to:

Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 49307
453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3

Email: Jennifer.bono@norbord.com

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Planning and Silviculture Forester - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Planning and Silviculture Forester is a leading member of the team responsible for timber development and silviculture management under Norbord’s SFI-certified British Columbia forest tenures.

Working closely with the Planning Supervisor, key roles of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Managing Norbord’s timber development program, including contract establishment and supervision of forest consultants in the delivery of approved Cutting Permits, Road Permits and Forest Stewardship Plans
  • Managing and supervising Norbord’s silviculture program
  • Liaising with government agencies, First Nations, members of the public, other licensees and stakeholders
  • Preparing timber development and silviculture budgets, forecasts, assessments and reports

This position requires a high energy and commitment level, and a positive outlook. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives.

The ideal candidate has a post secondary degree in Forestry, is currently registered as a Professional Forester with the ABCFP and has at least 3-5 years of experience in a related role. Candidates with less experience may be considered for alternate positions.

Interested candidates please submit your resume to:

Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources
P.O. Box 67
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0

Or by email: Jennifer.bono@norbord.com

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Responsable en fiabilité – entretien / Usine de Chambord

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord Inc., est un producteur international de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont le siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Norbord Inc. est à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper un poste de Responsable en fiabilité-entretien pour son usine de Chambord. Le candidat recherché sera dans un premier temps responsable de monter au complet le logiciel de maintenance et de stock magasin (Ivara) à partir d’un inventaire détaillé des pièces d’équipement de l’usine qu’il supervisera. Il bâtira entre autres la liste des actifs et de toutes leurs composantes, s’assurera que les pièces de remplacement sont identifiées et stockées selon leur criticalité, intégrera au système les composantes de cadenassage et de sécurité et établira toutes les routes d’inspection et d’entretien préventives. Après cette phase, le candidat occupera le poste de responsable de la fiabilité proprement dit.

Nous offrons un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels.

Fonctions principales

  • Définir, développer, optimiser et administrer le programme d’entretien préventif/prédictif
  • Superviser les techniciens du département d’entretien préventif et assurer une utilisation optimale de ceux-ci
  • Agir comme responsable de l’intégration du plan d’entretien dans le logiciel d’entretien par la création de ce dernier dans le CMMS (IVARA), l’élaboration de listes de tâches, de pièces critiques, de formulaires d’inspections, de fiches de cadenassage et autres de ce type
  • Développer les standards et les procédures pour les travaux d’entretien réguliers et majeurs en prenant en compte les aspects santé-sécurité, environnementaux, légaux et autres.
  • Analyser les bris répétitifs à partir de divers rapports, d’enquêtes d’analyses de bris et pannes et proposer et implanter des solutions pour corriger les causes fondamentales
  • Définir les listes de pièces de rechange critiques, les quantités et les pièces réutilisables
  • Assurer le suivi des indicateurs de performances des programmes d’entretien
  • Travailler au quotidien avec tous les départements de l’usine dans un esprit d’amélioration continue

Profil recherché

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle et posséder un minimum de 3 à 5 ans d’expérience en entretien industriel et préférablement en entretien préventif/fiabilité
  • Maîtriser les logiciels de la suite Office et posséder de l’expérience avec des logiciels d’entretien préventif
  • Être reconnu pour votre leadership, votre esprit d’équipe et vos aptitudes à gérer une équipe, votre capacité d’analyse, votre rigueur et votre facilité à communiquer et à résoudre des problèmes en équipe combiné à une approche axée sur les résultats
  • Avoir de l’expérience en gestion et en intégration de la santé & sécurité à l’ensemble des activités d’entretien
  • Le bilinguisme constitue un atout determinant

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature avant vendredi le 23 févier 2018 à l’attention de:

Alain Légaré
Directeur général – Québec/Responsable du site de Chambord
Norbord Inc – Usine de Chambord
572, Route 155
Chambord (QC) G0W 1G0

Courriel : alain.legare@norbord.com

Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées.

Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en employ. 

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Surintendant approvisionnement forestier / Usine de Chambord

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord Inc., est un des principaux producteurs internationaux de panneaux à lamelles orientées (OSB) dont les actifs s’élève à environ 1,8 milliard de dollars américain siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employé. Norbord est une compagnie publique canadienne cotée sur les marchés canadien et américain sous le symbole OSB. Pour plus amples information consultez www.norbord.com

Norbord Inc. est à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper un poste de Surintendant approvisionnement forestier pour son usine de Chambord. En préparation du redémarrage de l’usine, le candidat recherché sera dans un premier temps responsable de monter le système de gestion supportant les activités entourant l’approvisionnement en bois de l’usine.  Il analysera le territoire d’approvisionnement, les plans actuellement en vigueur et les ressources disponibles afin d’établir avec le directeur de la foresterie Québec, une stratégie d’approvisionnement qui assurera à long terme la viabilité de l’usine.  Une fois l’équipe constituée, le candidat retenu sera responsable de la gestion au quotidien de l’ensemble du personnel forestier.

Nous offrons un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels.

Fonctions principales

  • Définir, développer, optimiser l’approvisionnement en fibre de l’usine
  • Négocier les contrats d’achats de bois et de coûts d’opérations avec les autres industriels forestiers de la région
  • Superviser le personnel du département forestier
  • Agir comme représentant de Norbord sur les différentes tables de gestion et auprès des instances gouvernementales régionales
  • Gérer les entrepreneurs forestiers œuvrant directement pour Norbord
  • Développer le système de gestion de l’information qui supportera les activités du département
  • Travailler au quotidien avec tous les départements de l’usine dans un esprit d’amélioration continue

Profil recherché

  •  Être ingénieur forestier et détenir 10 années d’expérience en gestion des approvisionnements
  • Maîtriser les logiciels de la suite Office et ArcView
  • Être reconnu pour votre leadership, votre esprit d’équipe et vos aptitudes à gérer une équipe, votre capacité d’analyse, votre rigueur et votre facilité à communiquer et à résoudre des problèmes, le tout combiné à une approche axée sur les résultats
  • Le bilinguisme constitue un atout

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature avant le vendredi 1er mars 2018 à l’attention de :

Claude LeBel
Directeur général La Sarre – Responsable des approvisionnements Québec
Norbord Inc
210, 9e Avenue Est – C. P. 280
La Sarre (Québec) J9Z 2X5
Courriel : claude.lebel@norbord.com

Nous remercions tous les candidats, toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées.

Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

 

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Maintenance Planner - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner’s role is to work together with production and maintenance to improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials, and equipment access. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists production with balancing their needs for runtime requirements and equipment reliability by identifying pro-active maintenance solutions.
  • Long-range planning involving the regular analysis of backlog relative to available resources.
  • All phases of short-range planning and scheduling including: initial job screening; analysis of job requirements; job research; detailed job planning; job preparation; purchase requisitions; job scheduling and coordination; and schedule adjustment.
  • Coordinates all planning and scheduling for shutdowns (major and minor) to include: Gantt charts, Critical Path Analysis and Resource Leveling.
  • Develops planner reference systems including a file of planned job packages for recurring jobs, plus labour and material libraries for each piece of equipment.
  • Informs the Maintenance Manager of abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters outside the planner’s knowledge or authority.
  • Ensures that completed work order information is meaningful and accurate, thereby, ensuring that valid historical data is captured in IVARA.
  • Assist with budgetary preparation, tracking, and periodic analysis of cost trends and provide recommendations for continual improvement.

The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical or process background with experience and/or training in planning and scheduling. Additionally he or she will be very technically sound, with experience in our IVARA software system, or similar CMMS software platforms. Journeyman trades (Millwright or Electrician) certification or continuous process experience would be a definite asset. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. A demonstrated commitment to working safely will be essential.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: rhonda.mccabe@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3693

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Certified Journeyman Electrician - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, the Electrician is a key member of the maintenance team. At Norbord we live health and safety without compromise and as the successful candidate you will be responsible for assisting in safely maintaining all electrical, electronic, instrumentation and process control programming and computer networking on the plant site to ensure maximum uptime. Other duties include:

  • Configuring, developing and programming industrial computer network and PLC systems.
  • Optimizing the facility’s process control systems as well as improving reliability of the process systems.
  • Maintaining a high level of safety awareness by continually adhering to safety standards and ensuring participation in safety meetings.
  • Following and adhering to lock-out procedures.
  • Maintaining the equipment to ensure maximum running time and tuning programs for the maximum throughput and quality.
  • Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining VFD and DC drives.
  • Installing new electrical equipment and maintaining on a preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ensuring computers, LAN and programs are serviced effectively and that computer programs are designed, implemented and the required training of operators is conducted.
  • Preparing and submitting proposals for upgrading equipment and programming.
  • Assisting in the installation of approved improvement projects.
  • Ensuring the use of correct procedures when dealing with hazardous materials and spills and ensuring the reporting of spills is carried out in a prompt and responsible manner.

The 100 Mile House operation is a union environment offering union wages and benefits.

As the ideal candidate you are a Certified Journeyman with Inter-Provincial certification; preventative maintenance program training; at least five years’ experience in the trade in an industrial plant. You have a proven record of safe work habits. You treat others with respect and you are a self-starter with sound judgment and common sense; you possess the ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines; and work with minimal supervision.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: myrin.toews@norbord.com

Mail:    Norbord Inc.
Attention -Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 67
100 Mile House, BC
V0K 2E0

Fax:      250 395 6276

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Multiples possibilités d'emploi - La Sarre, Quebec

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord inc., est un producteur international de panneaux dérivés du bois dont le siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employés.

En plus d’être l’un des plus grands producteurs d’OSB au monde, nous fabriquons des panneaux de particules, des panneaux de fibres de densité moyenne, du contre-plaqué de feuillus, des poutrelles en I et des produits connexes à valeur ajoutée.

Norbord Inc. est à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper divers postes pour sa division de LA SARRE et offre un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels.

MÉCANICIEN INDUSTRIEL (4)

Le Mécanicien d’entretien travaillera sous la direction du Contremaître de l’entretien mécanique. Parmi ses principales responsabilités notons l’inspection, la modification, la réparation, l’amélioration et l’entretien d’équipement mécanique.

Profil recherché:

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle;
  • Avoir un minimum de deux (2) années d’expérience pertinente;
  • Être capable de lire des plans mécaniques;
  • Avoir des connaissances et une expérience en pneumatique, en hydraulique et en soudure;
  • Avoir la capacité de produire un rapport;
  • Aptitudes pour le travail de recherche et pour le travail d’équipe.

INFIRMIER

Sous la direction du Surintendant ressources humaines et santé sécurité, l’infirmier aura la responsabilité de réaliser l’ensemble des activités de l’infirmerie tout en collaborant avec l’ensemble des départements ainsi qu’avec le médecin traitant.

Profil recherché

  • Détenir, une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en soins infirmiers;
  • Avoir au minimum deux (2) années d’expériences pertinentes;
  • Être membre en règle de l’OIIQ;
  • Avoir de l’intérêt pour les lois et règlements en santé et sécurité;
  • Être à l’aise avec Microsoft Office;
  • Détenir la licence d’instructeur RCR/secouriste sera considéré comme un atout;

JOURNALIERS LISTE DE RAPPEL

Le Journalier travaillera sous la supervision du Contremaître. Il sera principalement affecté à des remplacements de postes de production dans l’usine. Il sera graduellement formé aux divers postes de production et appelé à obtenir un poste spécifique dans le futur selon les diverses ouvertures temporaires et/ou permanentes. Les tâches varieront selon le poste occupé.

Profil recherché :

  • Travailler en respectant les règles de santé et sécurité;
  • Détenir un diplôme d’études secondaires (D.E.S.) ou l’équivalent;
  • Posséder un permis de conduire classe 5;
  • Avoir des aptitudes pour le travail d’équipe et la communication;
  • Avoir la capacité de produire un rapport et des feuilles de route;
  • Faire preuve de leadership;
  • S’adapter facilement aux différentes tâches.

Une description détaillée des postes offerts est disponible au : https://www.emplois-abitibi-temiscamingue.com/Norbord

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité à :

Daniel Parent
Surintendant ressources humaines et santé sécurité
Industries Norbord Inc.
Division La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : daniel.parent@norbord.com

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées.

Industries Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

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Third Class Power Engineer - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Third Class Power Engineer is a key member of the management team. As the successful candidate the Third Class Power Engineer will be responsible for coordinating the operations and maintenance of the Energy, Drying, EFB Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Potable Water Systems and monitoring stack air quality to ensure it meets standards and managing compliance on all site environmental issues. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the daily operations and maintenance of the Energy Systems is in compliance with The Pressure Equipment Safety Authority (ABSA).
  • Ensuring the operation meets all required government regulations and is compliant on all environmental issues.
  • Ensuring manuals and operating procedures are established and kept up to date.
  • Ensuring the ash material delivered to waste site is in compliance with the environmental permit.
  • Liaison for the dryer and energy EFBs.
  • Coordinating, implementing and maintaining environmental permit with respect to EFB.
  • Monitoring on a day to day basis the fire protection systems and equipment.
  • Coordinating regular training and skill upgrading for energy crews.
  • Monitoring of heating and grate cooling systems.
  • Monitoring the air supply released from all stacks.
  • Responsible for loss control prevention management.
  • Monitoring potable water (pump houses, wells and storage).
  • Assisting with the maintenance work required in the Energy Dryer area.As the ideal candidate, you will possess a 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate, Grade 12 mathematics or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience. Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. A dedication to a professional team environment with an emphasis on safety is essential.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: greg.cox@norbord.com

Mail:   Norbord Inc.
P.O. Box 1856
Hwy 35 South
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3662

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Certified Journeyman Millwright - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader you must be flexible and available to work various shifts based on the operational needs of the OSB plant. Duties and responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • PM’s, PdM, corrective and emergency work, shift coverage and training.
  • Trouble shoots and changes out damaged components, such as hydraulic pumps, reducers, valves, sprockets, cylinders, chains, regulators, bearings, and all other moving components.
  • Participates in “RCA” (Root Cause Analysis) after a mechanical failure or as requested.
  • Troubleshoots failed or failing hydraulic systems and adjust flow controls,
  • Utilizes Norbord’s lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Works closely with operations and trades people to promote a team environment.

As the ideal candidate you will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Journeyman Millwright with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner as an integral member of the maintenance team. You will hold an Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certification, strong hydraulic knowledge and trouble shooting skills are required. A Welding ticket, Heavy Duty Mobile Equipment, Machining or related experience would be a definite asset.

The 100 Mile House operation is a union environment offering union wages and benefits.

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence to:

Email: myrin.toews@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources
P.O. Box 67
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0
Fax: 250 395 6276

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Certified Journeyman Millwright(s) - High Level, AB

As the ideal candidate you will have experience as a Journeyman Millwright with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner as an integral member of the Maintenance team. Millwrights are responsible for the necessary predictive and preventative repairs to accomplish our reliability goals, and help maintain the mill on a day to day basis. Other duties include:

  • Operating and maintaining drill presses, grinder, band saws, torches, welders, and other metal working tools to fabricate, repair and design parts and damaged components
  • Changing out damaged components
  • Required to know hoisting, rigging, hand signals, proper slings and shackles to perform lifts in a safe manner
  • Lockout/tagout equipment
  • Participating in root cause analysis of mechanical failure
  • General housekeeping

We offer the following as part of our employment package:

  • Very competitive wages
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • An excellent comprehensive benefits package, including company contributions to pension plan
  • A stable environment with a fixed work schedule, with ample time off
  • Non-union environment

As the ideal candidate you are a Certified Journeyman with Inter-Provincial certification; preventative maintenance program training; at least five years experience in the trade in an industrial plant. You have a proven record of safe work habits. You treat others with respect and you are a self-starter with sound judgment and common sense; you possess the ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines; and work with minimal supervision.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: Greg.Cox@norbord.com
Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3662

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Exciting Opportunities in High Level, Alberta

Are you looking for a progressive and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous improvement and development?

JOIN THE TEAM IN OUR STATE-OF-THE-ART ORIENTED STRAND BOARD MILL IN HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA!

We currently have the following opportunities:

  • Utility Operators – $28.74/hour
  • Production Team Members – $29.06/hour
  • Debarker / Strander Operators – $30.52/hour
  • Finishing End Operators – $30.52/hour
  • Shipping – $30.52/hour
  • Grinderman – $31.26/hour
  • Process Technicians – $32.79/hour
  • Certified Journeyman Electricians & Millwrights – $39.82/hour

*Overtime available.

Working at Norbord Means:

Work Where You Live and be Home Every Night, Commitment to Safety without Compromise, Competitive Wages & Benefits, Great Team Environment, Training & Development, Values of Respect, Integrity, Safety, Excellence & Sustainability.

Who you are:

  • Demonstrated Safety Performance
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Results Oriented & Team Player
  • Positive Attitude & Strong Work Ethic
  • Strong Troubleshooting / Problem Solving Skills
  • Hydraulic Knowledge (Trades)
  • Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certificate (Trades)

We look forward to hearing from you, please submit your resume online to careerswest@norbord.com or Fax to 604 661 3201

Jump on board, enjoy the challenge, and be a part of our new team at Norbord High Level!

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Opportunities In Europe

For Norbord’s European career opportunities, please visit http://www.norbord.co.uk/about-us/careers