Finishing Technician

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  • Post Date: February 19, 2018
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Job Overview
Finishing Technician
Pembroke MDF Inc. – Pembroke, ON

The successful candidate will:

GRADER

  • 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

STRAPPER

  • 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

FORKLIFT OPERATOR

  • 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

Other:

  • 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

Education:

  • Proof of High School diploma, GED or equivalent and/or acceptable work experience

Skills:

  • Experience in operating different automated machines and equipment (i.e. saws, automated paint equipment, strapping and wrapping equipment)
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Forklift experience is an asset
  • Good computer skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong mathematical 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
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • Exceptional service orientation

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.03 /hour

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent
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