Sawmill Production Team (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Interfor

  Meldrim, Georgia, United States

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor provides local stability and opportunity. We help bring out the best in all our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, education and great benefits. Plus, you’ll be working with the industry’s latest technologies in clean, safe and modern mills. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

What You’ll Do

•              Relieve machine operators (in machine centers trained on) for vacations,

•       Relieve machine operators (in machine centers trained on) for vacations, medical, personal or funeral leave and during breaks as assigned by Supervisor or Crewleader.

•              Responsible for completing clean-up and ground maintenance of regularly assigned area.

•              Assist with keeping a steady flow of lumber throughout the mill by straightening lumber cross-ups using a pick axe or chain saw, as necessary.

•              Adhere to all safety policies and perform tasks in safe, responsible manner.

•              Understand and adhere to all company practices applicable to employee, such a attendance, call in, conduct, etc.

•              Required at the end of training to meet minimum standards and/or 80% efficiency on designated machine centers trained on.

•              Be familiar with lumber dimensions and piece counts.

•              Be a certified Forklift Operator or able to obtain certification within allotted training time of training.

•              Perform preventative maintenance.

•              Operate chainsaw/sawzall as needed to clear hang-ups.

•              Adhere to all safety regulations especially applicable to lockout/tag-out.

•              Perform any other work-related task deemed necessary by the supervisor.

•              Physical Requirements: Walking, Standing, Sitting, Climbing, Bending and Lifting (Up to 50 lbs.).

 


Compensation

What You Offer

•              Excellent attendance and safety record.

•              Have good work ethics and use good judgment.

•              Ability to utilize time wisely and be flexible to schedule changes.

•              Must work well in a team environment.

•              Self-motivated with ability to follow instructions.

•              Ability to recognize problems and to effectively communicate them clearly so they can be corrected immediately, through verbal communication, checklist, and work orders

•              Adhere to all company practices applicable to employee as outlined in the employee handbook.

•              High School diploma/equivalent preferred

•              Prior lumber operations or manufacturing experience preferred.

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