Lumber Planer Supervisor – Sawmill (Management & Executives)

Full Time

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  Washington, Washington, United States

Job#190603PS – Lumber Planer Supervisor – Sawmill – Washington

  • Location:  United States
  • Wage:  $100-$120k/year depending on experience
  • Education Required:  High school GED
  • Years Experience Required:   5 years lumber planer experience. Prefer 3 years planer supervision experience.

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word 


The Planer Supervisor/Head Planerman in Washington will be responsible to supervise the operation and maintain the sawmill planer. 

Position Requirements:

  • Proven success at prior sawmill planer operations
  • 5 years sawmill planer experience. 3 years planer supervision experience. Strong maintenance background with planers required.
  • Experience with a highly automated sawmill
  • Diverse background in the sawmill industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented leader, engage others in decision making process.
  • Strong technical knowledge of sawmill technology, equipment and machinery.
  • Strong grading knowledge of both dimension, boards and industrial lumber products.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and encourage advancement in sound business decisions and in risk taking.
  • Ability to self-direct and prioritize workflow.
  • Ability to manage several assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • High achiever who demands quality work, is efficient and constantly striving to improve performance.
  • High analytical ability
  • MS Office computer skills 
  • Their normal schedule is Monday - Friday and the operations are 6:00am - 4:30pm.  Schedule is always subject to change.  There are times when they do maintenance on Saturdays.  

Position Responsibilities

  • The planer supervisor will be responsible to oversee the planer operation and make sure the proper preventative maintenance, repair, installation, and modification of planer equipment is provided.
  • Safely and efficiently make sure the planer is properly set up, lubricated, and cleaned.
  • Confirm proper cleaning and sharpening of knives.
  • Maintain a high standard to produce highest quality possible ant the maximum production rate safely.
  • Ensure proper planer cuts to minimize skip dressing and address all wavy dressing immediately
  • Supervise the daily planer PM checklist
  • Provide management feedback about machine issues. 

f you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word along with the job name in the Subject line

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