Roseburg Forest Products
  • 13-Jun-2018 to 01-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Pembroke MDF
  • Pembroke, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

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

This position is responsible for performing in all areas of finishing including Grading, Strapping and Forklift.


  • Line set-up from 2nd pass saws to reject bin. Make sure saw support tables are in place and pinch wheels are in proper position for thickness running
  • Know all grading specs and be able to identify all downgrade material
  • Set up in a quick and timely manner
  • Understand function of sensors on line
  • Record downgrade and batch information correctly. If information isn't available ask sander operator to estimate information for DQR
  • Effective clear communication between packager and sander
  • Bring quality concerns to Team Leader and Quality Process Leader's attention
  • Take lead in Quality
  • Clean off sensors at beginning of shift and throughout shift as needed
  • Measure panels at beginning of each batch and report discrepancies to sander operator (Tolerance of +/- 1/32")
  • Perform visual inspection of grade line at least once per shift (oil leaks, end squares)
  • Rotate with other team members when moulding is being run
  • Assist in troubleshooting the line during downtime
  • Assist with belt changes
  • Manage edge printer and consumables
  • If questioning board quality, call Sander first then Process Leader and/or Team Leader
  • If downgrading for more than 30 panels, collect a sample and have it labeled and set aside, then call sander, Quality Process Leader and Team Leader
  • Position yourself so you can view the entire panel for edge fissures, un-sanded edge, no trim
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Confirm with sander operator what tags need to be made, (double check each batch in Finishing schedule)
  • Look up in ERP system where the same product is stored in the warehouse. Inform the fork lift operator so he/she can keep all of the same product together in the warehouse
  • Ensure product conforms to specs, proper product codes, Thickness, # of boards, Quality, no damage
  • Ensure quality Strapper checks are complete and entered as per procedure
  • Ensure all supplies are filled i.e.: dunnage, edge protectors, strap, cardboard
  • Look ahead to set up for next batch and be prepared for next batch
  • Check the first three lifts of every batch for conformance and then as instructed in the Mic Frequency for chart finishing
  • Check length, width, thickness, squareness, and for chatter
  • Check each lift for visual defects, piece count and that edge print is correct
  • Communicate with forklift operator any changes in product
  • Look for special information for orders, piece count, product code, bottom boards
  • Check batch and ensure that the tally sheet is correct. Confirm with sander operator
  • Clean Strapper head every 6 hours and record
  • Help the forklift operator to make up jags from the end of runs
  • Label board for jag rack, length, width, thickness, and grade
  • Ensure non-conforming material is tagged and recorded properly, on hold material matches grader and sander tally sheets
  • Rotate with other team members when moulding is being run
  • Assist in troubleshooting the line during downtime
  • Assist with belt changes
  • Complete shift reports and tally sheets accurately
  • Communicate with shipping on a regular basis to optimize warehouse space
  • Complete necessary Inventory Loss Forms
  • If questioning board quality, call Sander, QPL and the Team Leader
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or requested


  • Ensure line continues to flow, reject is strapped, dunnage rack is full, edge protectors loaded, lifts off bunks, cardboard available
  • Circle check done on forklift every shift
  • Ensure warehouse locations are accurate and organized
  • Ensure lifts have proper dunnage, tagged properly, edge protectors in place, proper paint strip when needed, cardboard on
  • Strap reject and store in appropriate place
  • Organize jags, have jags prepared before the end of batch to save time
  • Move "On Hold" material into warehouse
  • Feed board breaker
  • Complete warehouse moves sheets and jag sheets accurately
  • Rotate with other team members when moulding is being run
  • Communicate warehouse locations with packager and double check tally sheets
  • Assist in troubleshooting the line during downtime
  • Assist with belt changes when needed
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or requested

General Responsibilities

  • Wear PPE
  • Maintain the highest quality focus
  • Maintain the highest level of safety for yourself and others
  • Proficient at lockouts
  • Communicate pertinent information at shift change
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Update standard operating procedures
  • Maintain logbook
  • Do equipment checks and ensure that necessary Maximo work orders are entered


  • Maintains respectful communication with co-workers and supervisory staff
  • Familiar with the Company's policies/processes and understands the impact of this position on the competitiveness and performance of the company
  • Complies with and follows Health & Safety policies and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Forklift experience is an asset
  • Good computer skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.  Energetic, forward-thinking and creative with high ethical standards
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional service orientation
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