APA- The Engineered Wood Association is seeking a Quality Auditor in the Southern Oregon region. The ideal candidate would live in the Roseburg, Myrtle Creek, Grants Pass or Medford areas. The Quality Auditor, under the direction of the Region Manager, is responsible for conducting product and process audits of Association clients in the assigned territory.
Conduct product quality and system audits, including the inspection, sampling and test witnessing of manufactured engineered wood products for conformance to product standards and APA certification policies.
Conduct quality system audits of mill production procedures and provide both written and oral reports of findings.
Perform product verification, consistency, approval and qualification tests. Select and prepare samples for lab testing.
Provide or assist with training and on-going assessment of mill personnel.
Maintain a professional relationship and communicate effectively with mill management, supervisors and quality personnel.
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in a technical or manufacturing field or two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and technical experience in wood products manufacturing.
ASQ CQA or ISO Lead Auditor certification preferred. ASQ CQA certification will be expected after employment.
Functional knowledge of engineered wood products such as plywood, OSB, glulam, LVL and I-joist products preferred.
Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry preferred.
Must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record and be able to travel on a routine basis, including overnight, throughout North America.
Must be able to lift/move up to 100 lbs. / (45 kgs) on a repetitive basis.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About APA - The Engineered Wood Association
For more than 85 years, APA – The Engineered Wood Association has focused on helping the industry create structural wood products of exceptional strength, versatility and reliability. Combining the research efforts of scientists at APA’s 42,000 square-foot research center with the knowledge gained from decades of field work, and cooperation with our member manufacturers, APA promotes new solutions and improved processes that benefit the entire industry.
APA’s corporate headquarters are in Tacoma, Washington. A regional quality testing laboratory is located in Atlanta, Georgia.