a Division of Dunkley Lumber Ltd.

is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual with an exceptional commitment to quality to join our team as a Quality Control Technician in our two-line softwood lumber sawmill and planer in Grande Cache, Alberta.  This is an exciting developmental opportunity, working with the latest technology and an enthusiastic team, with the expectation that the successful applicant will eventually become the Site Quality Control Supervisor.

The Quality Control Technician will monitor production throughout the operation, undertake a variety of measurements, analyze data, and direct or make adjustments to machine centres to ensure that quality parameters are being met at all times.

Pre-requisites for Candidates applying for this position include:

  • Previous experience working safely, efficiently and with excellent attendance in a lumber manufacturing environment;
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities while also being a supportive team member;
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving and communications skills;
  • Possess, or attain, a valid lumber grader’s certificate;
  • Willing and capable to provide relief supervision in sawmill and planer operations;
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills, able to prioritize, plan, and report on multiple activities, combined with very strong computer skills.

To apply, please submit your resume, together with a covering letter, by email to “”, noting “QC Technician” in the Subject line by July 6, 2020.

Foothills Forest Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.