Planer Operator - Sawmill (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Western Forest Products Inc

  Arlington, Washington, United States

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position is located at Western Forest Products' Lumber Distribution and Processing Facility in Arlington, WA. The Planerman/Planer Operator is responsible for the set-up, alignment, and maintenance of the planer machine and associated equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate planer and monitor optimum performance including set up and alignment
  • Monitor planer performance, production flow and product quality
  • Responsible for on-going maintenance of planer equipment
  • Apply safe work practices to ensure personal and plant safety
  • May train and provide oversite to other planer operation workers

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • 4+ years experience operating a planer in a high production, high quality manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of planer set up and maintenance
  • Physical ability to lift 50+ pounds and the ability to move, bend, twist and use staircases
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and lead others
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing safe work practices in a manufacturing or industrial setting

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.

Internal candidates - please apply to the position and notify the recruitment team of your interest.


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