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

Full Time

  Western Forest Products Inc

  Arlington, Washington, United States



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.


  • 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



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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