Hardwood Sawmill Manager

MEHERRIN RIVER FOREST PRODUCTS
Published
March 27, 2024
Location
Virginia
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MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE AS A SUPERVISOR/MANAGER IN A SAWMILL TO APPLY.

Opening: Permanent, full-time position as a Mill Manager/Supervisor for a well established hardwood lumber company with multiple locations. AT LEAST 2 YEARS PRIOR SAWMILL SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.

Job Description: Direct and manage all sawmill operations, with overall responsibility for operational and financial performance. This facility processes logs into grade hardwood lumber on a single shift. The Mill Manager is responsible for supervising all aspects of sawmill operations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Your primary responsibility is creating and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Strives to continuously improve overall performance through planning, taking action, adjusting and measuring results in all areas of sawmill operations.
  • Coach and develop staff through open communications, respect, and training.
  • Constantly monitor the quality of manufacturing, grading, tallying, packing and shipping.
  • Scheduled maintenance tasks such as replacement of wear items, bearings, chains, cylinders, motors, drives, and so on as required.
  • Work with millwrights to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Oversee projects and large repairs that may include fabrication, welding, cutting, pipe fitting, installing electrical conduit, and sawmill equipment installation.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Be familiar with OSHA regulations, and insured continued compliance through the facility.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years sawmill supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in common mill maintenance tasks.
  • Knowledge of NHLA hardwood lumber grading rules is helpful.
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical systems is helpful.

Location: Company has multiple locations.

Benefits: Company offers competitive pay as well as a matching 401K retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and paid holidays.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you do not have the required sawmill experience DO NOT APPLY. You must include a resume or at minimum a brief job history with skills and experience in the Cover Sheet section of your first reply to be considered for this position. If the Cover Sheet area is blank, the system marks the reply as incomplete and rejects it.

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

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