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Quality Control - Shift Lab Technician

Scotia, South Carolina
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

At West Fraser, Shift Lab Technicians will be tasked with the following duties:

  • Complete 2-3 board tests per shift, must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. 
    • Transport test board to saw to cut test product to size and dispose of excess board
    • Transport test product to lab testing area
    • Test product according to West Fraser's OSB testing guidelines and procedures
  • Complete at least 1 Dryer Moisture Sample per shift, must be able to climb 15ft. ladder
  • Measure board throughout shift using Vernier Caliper
  • Communicate effectively with operators and management when board quality is out of quality specification
  • Assist in troubleshooting quality issues when they arise
  • Adhere to all West Fraser Safety Practices and Requirements, Quality Procedures, General Guidelines, and Company Handbook at all times. 
  • Constantly monitor the safety of yourself and others around you.
    • Notify management of any and all violations


The right candidate must possess:

  • Strong Math Skills with Legible Handwriting
  • The ability to Bend, Stoop, Walk, and Climb constantly throughout the entire shift
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • The ability to lift and move up to 75 lbs
  • The ability to proficiently operate a computer and basic hand tools
  • The ability to read a Vernier Caliper
  • A sense of safety and constant awareness of surroundings
  • General Troubleshooting Skills, Logical, and Analytical Thinking Skills
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and management
  • The ability to work a rotating shift schedule to include: Nights, Weekends, and Holidays


  • 3 year(s): OSB Mill Quality Experience or Experience working an OSB Press
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  • Job Reference: 701241951-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: West Fraser, Inc
  • Location: Scotia, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent