Equipment Process Technician

South West

Jefferson, Texas  – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with a construction supply company that services both residential and commercial markets. The company operates out of a 20 year old mill acquired in 2002, producing 375,000 feet of high quality oriented strand board per year. Due to their recent growth, the company has opened a position for a Process Technician.

What you will do: The Process Technician is responsible for the operation of automated and manual mill equipment used in the production of OSB (orientated strand board). The position assists maintenance in equipment troubleshooting and with minor repair, makes entries in log book and computer databases regarding process problems, changes made, environmental issues, etc, and assists in equipment maximization and increased throughput efforts. The role operates chain saws, mobile equipment such as fork trucks and front end loaders, and mill controls from a control room environment.

What you will need: High School diploma from a recognized public or private school system or accredited home school curriculum; or, GED. Work experience preferably in a production, manufacturing, construction or industrial environment. Forklift or Heavy equipment operation experience. Previous experience working with automated, high-speed production machinery.

Norbord is located in Marion County near the city of Jefferson at 500 Nexfor Boulevard, Jefferson TX 75657. Nexfor Boulevard is Texas Farm to Market (FM) Road 881.

 The Jefferson mill was built as a Greenfield site OSB Mill in 1995 by International Paper and was acquired by Norbord in 2002. The Jefferson Mill was idled due to market conditions from 2008 until 2013 at which time it resumed operations. Norbord has invested approximately $28 million into refurbishments and upgrades for the Jefferson Mill since 2013 with the intent of making it a state of the art OSB facility.

 Currently, the mill produces high quality oriented strand board (OSB) 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  The majority of Production and Maintenance Team Members work on a 4 team 12 hour shift schedule. Employment is approximately 95, with several contractor partners providing various services to the mill. The mill is designed to annually produce 375,000,000 board feet (on a 3/8ths basis). Jefferson’s 2014 annual revenue was $58 million.

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