Job Status: Filled

Millwright (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Northwest Hardwoods Inc

  Byron Center, Michigan, United States

Glacial Region

Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving furniture, cabinet, and moulding and millwork segments worldwide. We operate manufacturing facilities through out the United States. We have immediate openings for full time Millwrights.

Key Functions: Fabrication – Capable of fabricating from drawings and sketches, rebuilding of existing parts. The candidate will be able to perform normal repairs, replacements and enhancements of all manufacturing operational equipment, site facilities and mobile equipment. Possess strong analytical skills, ability to diagnose potential problems to prevent downtime situations. Will need to document procedures, downtime, resolutions, and complete associated reports. Maintain preventative maintenance schedules. Perform daily boiler operations and maintenance. Have the basic skills and mechanical abilities, read electrical diagrams, be able to use hand and power tools, welding/cutting, work on mobile equipment’s, hydraulics and pneumatics. Have a basic understanding of the machine manuals.


  • Work as part of the maintenance team to correct and enhance plant operations for the continued success of Northwest Hardwoods – Byron Center, MI.
  • Must follow all established safety policies. Must have good safety record and positive, can do attitude.
  • Willing to continually improve skills through various offered educational opportunities.
  • Willing to ask questions if lack of understanding. Willing to take and give feedback, criticism.
  • Must have flexible schedule – overtime, weekends, holidays,
  • Be adaptable, work where needed.
  • Willing to work in any conditions,
  • Have a strong desire, dedication and determination to succeed.


Northwest Hardwoods provides a highly competitive compensation program with profit sharing plan. Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage. Company paid life insurance, short term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, paid vacation, paid holidays and Employee Assistance Program.