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Production Technician - Carolina Particleboard ( wood products manufacturing )--Bennettsville, SC

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!


PRIMARY PURPOSE: Safely and productively package and warehouse units to meet the specific standards of the customer.


  •  Complete product changes through efficient and effective operation of the bander.
  •  Complete paperwork and computer entries for ticket data and pass down information. This includes accurately documenting downtime with a detailed description of the issues.
  •  Communicate with Supervisor, Saw Operator, and Lift Driver regarding production.
  •  Closely monitor product for quality concerns and communicate issues with appropriate team members for effective resolution.
  •  Actively participate in any problem-solving meeting and contribute to improving the process.
  •  Set-up and operate bander computer and ticket printer while constantly monitoring equipment and process.
  •      Operate forklift
  •  Communicate with the incoming shift concerning bander issues, quality issues, order running, and any other information.
  •  Update log book throughout shift as required.
  •  Responsible for completing check sheets.
  •  Maintain banding equipment and work with maintenance team members to keep equipment in good working order and resolve any issues.
  •  Communicate effectively through the utilization of electronic mail. This includes checking and responding to emails during each shift as required.
  •  Assist in the development of and follow SOP’s and JHA’s.



  •  High School diploma or equivalent required
  •      Work Keys Applied Math Score of 4 or higher required
  •      Valid Driver's Licence required
  •  Ability to lift 50 lbs required
  •  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook preferred
  •  Prior manufacturing experience preferred
  •  Wear proper PPE at all times as required
  •  Be lock-out certified for the area
  •  Ensure control room/area remains neat and clean
  •  Be aware of all personnel working in the area
  •  Ensure exercises responsible environmental stewardship in all areas of our business.
  •  Perform housekeeping regularly and during downtime
  •  Actively participate and positively contribute to the safety program
  •  Report all safety incidents (including near misses)


Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Title:  Production Technician - Carolina Particleboard

Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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