Planer Technician

Porcupine Wood Products Ltd.
Posted 15 days ago
Full Time

Job Description

Porcupine Wood Products Ltd. is a producer of Western Red Cedar products supplying premium products for the North American lumber markets. Ongoing upgrades to our production facilities have contributed to our ability to diversify product, remain competitive in the market and provide continued employment stability. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into renewable energy. As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us. We are located near the village of Salmo, in the West Kootenay region of B.C Porcupine Wood Products Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the position of a Planer Technician.

We offer full time employment, competitive wages and Extended Benefits after 90 days. Skills and experience necessary for this position include the ability to: • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times. • Consistently produce high quaility finished product • Set up a Planer for a variety of finished products • Sharpen side head knives and balance flat knives. • Be self-motivated and capable of working in a team environment or independently • Coordinate with the maintenance department for preventative maintenance of equipment and perform maintenance task. • Verify and document repairs made and identify and request parts as required • Knowledge of functionality and maintenance associated with a Planer, trim saws, stackers, and other equipment relating to a planer mill. • Schedule flexibility – as work may require day, evening, and weekend shifts

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