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Production Technician


Biscoe, NC

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 responsibilities include but are not limited to; embracing our team design with the initiative of ensuring the team’s workload is achieved. Treating décor papers within parameters created for that specific product.  An operator is a crucial part of the operation with a great deal of responsibility in making product within specification, good quality and assures that the machine stays running with minimal downtime and waste to meet and or exceed our customer’s expectations.


Primary Job Functions:          

  • Operates treating machine(s) that produce furniture and décor papers.
  • Regulates machine speed, flow, volume, and temperature.
  • Stops or resets machine when a malfunction occurs and clears machine jams.
  • Observes machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of products to standards.
  • Adjusts machine tension, pressure, and machine components according to the specifics of the product.
  • Inspects and removes defective products as required.
  • Removes finished packaged items from the machine and separate rejected items as needed.
  • Performs tests and evaluates products. Verifies and records product weights or measurements to ensure quality standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Coach or Production Manager.
  • Willing to support and work on other shifts as needed.
  • Participate in a team-based environment to achieve superior business results.
  • Willingness to cross-train and support upstream and downstream customers.
  • Participates in functional area meetings
  • Is a leader in the team approach to work and fostering the culture at Arauco.
  • Supports and participates in the Operate and Maintain principles of the Team Design.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional manner when dealing with teams, management, clients, customers, and vendors.


Education/Experience Skills Required:

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • High school diploma or GED, additional education a plus
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret business documentation, SOPs, and job descriptions.
  • Ability to do fundamental mathematics as it pertains to production, formulations, efficiencies, and scrap.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills to attain high levels of performance.
  • Ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and procedures.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro