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Requisition Number 17-0241
Post Date 8/4/2017
Title Quality Technician
City Faison
State NC
About Enviva

Enviva combines earth’s oldest renewable energy source with 21st Century technology to make wood pellets — a sustainable, cost-efficient and essential complement to wind and solar power. According to experts, generating electricity with wood pellets instead of coal reduces greenhouse gas emissions by about 80 percent. And wood pellets can provide uninterrupted power at any time, at large scale and at comparatively low cost.

Enviva was founded in 2004 with a clear purpose in mind: We wanted to develop a cleaner energy alternative to fossil fuels. Today, we are the world’s largest wood pellet producer, with the capacity to make more than 2 million tons in 2016. We manufacture pellets at six facilities in the American South and supply them to electric utilities in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Enviva is bringing badly needed economic growth to rural communities across the South, creating hundreds of new jobs and pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into the Southern economy. We produce wood pellets with sustainable practices that protect Southern forests. And wood pellets reliably produce electricity at power plants across Europe, regardless of whether the wind is blowing or the sun is shining.

At Enviva, our job is more than making pellets. We work for lower emissions, healthy forests and strong communities.


Enviva is seeking a Quality Control Technician to:

  • Gather and test daily samples of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Track ongoing product quality versus client specifications; maintain plant quality metrics whiteboard and electronic quality log; report to the Quality Council.
  • Perform occasional special-projects tests to either investigate the source of quality problems or to study potential quality improvements.
  • Investigate solutions to quality issues and propose/test ideas for quality improvements.
  • Maintain lab equipment and ensure timely calibration as necessary.
  • Moderate computer skills required - able to send emails, enter data into Excel spreadsheet, ability to do rudimentary calculations in Excel.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two years experience working in manufacturing environment.
  • Imtermediate Excel spreadsheeting skills.
  • Team player; works well with others.
  • Must complete training as required by supervisor and specified by Enviva.


  • Ability to climb ladders; move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate moving equipment for lifting, moving and placing loads operate levers with both hands while seated for long periods.
  • Ability to push, pull and lift up items up to 50 pounds on an occassional basis.


  • Work in all types of temperatures sometimes above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees.
  • Occassionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
  • Climb ladders and work off elevated surfaces on an occasional basis during each shift.
  • Noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
  • Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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