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Moncure, 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!



Press Operator (TFL) – Moncure, NC



Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Wemhoner Press while maintaining quality to ensure customer satisfaction.



  • Knowledgeable in the operation of Wemhoner Press (troubleshooting knowledge, maintaining high efficiency, reducing downgrade resulting from the pressing process)
  • Input set points for Press operation (carriage speeds, press closing/opening settings, product recipe input, etc.) 
  • Responsible for the grading of laminated panels
  • Document and input consumption, production information, downtime details, etc. in AMS
  • Communication of production needs through the other production employees on your team
  • Accurately follow a production schedule
  • Maintain expected housekeeping standards
  • Have a general understanding of the Lamination area functions.
  • Understand basic conversion from Standard to Metric system.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed.



  • Ability to work in a team environment in order to achieve higher engagement and empowerment, cross-training, and personal growth.
  • Uphold core team values, responsibilities and behaviors.
  • Assist team in making good business decisions.
  • Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force regularly to move objects.
  • Combination of standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time
  • High School diploma or GED, additional education a plus
  • Minimum of 1-year experience preferred.


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: Raleigh