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Quality Control Supervisor at Interfor U.S. Inc. in Longview, Washington

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Quality Control Supervisor, Longview, Washington

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Supervisor for our sawmill in Longview, WA. The Quality Control Supervisor will manage the lumber recovery and grade recovery performances of the site while ensuring the final product meets Interfor grade specifications and satisfies customer requirements.

What You'll Do

  • Provide leadership in safety by demonstrating and upholding all safe work rules, procedures and practices, and by addressing any unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive QC program with input from the QC Manager.
  • Oversee results of Log Quality surveys done on site.
  • Oversee results of daily QC audit/surveys done by the QC Leads.
  • Oversee actions and follow-up on "Out-of-Spec" situations throughout the site.
  • Manage Product mix changes and optimization pricing with feedback from sales
  • Manage and oversee Quality aspects and results of the Kiln Drying process.
  • Interface with inspectors from local grading agencies when they are on site.
  • Identify opportunities to improve lumber and grade recoveries.
  • Work closely with production and maintenance staff in resolving quality issues.

What You Offer

  • Post-secondary education is an asset.
  • Experience in Quality Control in a lumber manufacturing facility.
  • Lumber Grading Ticket is an asset.
  • Log Scaling License is an asset.
  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring the team follows all policies, procedures, practices and regulations.
  • Strong computer skill set.
  • Detailed practical knowledge of lumber grading rules and practices.
  • Strong optimization management skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Strong trouble-shooting, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.