Knife Grinder

Knife Grinder
Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Knife Grinder in Georgetown, South Carolina. Starting rate for this position is $23.69 per hour.
What You’ll Do
Positions and secures work piece or sheet stock, template, and machine accessories onto machine, using hand tools.

Turns hand wheels to set travel and pressure of cutter head or knife stock across or against grinding wheel to shape or sharpen work piece.

Starts machine and observes grinding operation to verify conformance to specifications.

May cut out plastic templates used to fabricate knives and cutter heads.

May hone cutting edge of ground knives, using whetstone and oil.

May cut and grind silicon carbide joining stones to match pattern of knives.

May select and install grinding wheels on machine, using hand tools, applying knowledge of product specifications and abrasives.

May manipulate blade across grinding wheel by hand.

May turn valve to control flow of coolant.

May sharpen bits and boring tool.

Changes knives used in chipper machines that reduce pulpwood to chips.

Dismantles machine, using hooks and chain hoist.

Inspects blades, and remove defective blades with hand tools.

Removes chips collected between blade and disk wheel, using air hose.

Bolts new blades in machine, using fixed gauge to obtain accurate settings.

Files knife blades.

Physical Requirements: Walking, Stairs, Bending and Lifting (Up to 50 lbs).
What You Offer
Knowledge of tools, materials, methods, and standard practices of the knife grinder’s trade.

The hazards and safety precautions of the knife grinder’s trade.

Ability to learn job-related material primarily through oral instructions and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.

3-5 years in lumber operations.

High School education or GED equivalent preferred.
Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.
Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar
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, continued development and great benefits.
Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
Short Term Disability Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
HSA Medical Plan
401(k) Matching Plan
Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program

Training & Development Opportunities
We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Knife Grinder
Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Knife Grinder in Georgetown, South Carolina. Starting rate for this position is $23.69 per hour.
What You’ll Do
Positions and secures work piece or sheet stock, template, and machine accessories onto machine, using hand tools.

Turns hand wheels to set travel and pressure of cutter head or knife stock across or against grinding wheel to shape or sharpen work piece.

Starts machine and observes grinding operation to verify conformance to specifications.

May cut out plastic templates used to fabricate knives and cutter heads.

May hone cutting edge of ground knives, using whetstone and oil.

May cut and grind silicon carbide joining stones to match pattern of knives.

May select and install grinding wheels on machine, using hand tools, applying knowledge of product specifications and abrasives.

May manipulate blade across grinding wheel by hand.

May turn valve to control flow of coolant.

May sharpen bits and boring tool.

Changes knives used in chipper machines that reduce pulpwood to chips.

Dismantles machine, using hooks and chain hoist.

Inspects blades, and remove defective blades with hand tools.

Removes chips collected between blade and disk wheel, using air hose.

Bolts new blades in machine, using fixed gauge to obtain accurate settings.

Files knife blades.

Physical Requirements: Walking, Stairs, Bending and Lifting (Up to 50 lbs).
What You Offer
Knowledge of tools, materials, methods, and standard practices of the knife grinder’s trade.

The hazards and safety precautions of the knife grinder’s trade.

Ability to learn job-related material primarily through oral instructions and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.

3-5 years in lumber operations.

High School education or GED equivalent preferred.
Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.
Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar
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, continued development and great benefits.
Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
Short Term Disability Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
HSA Medical Plan
401(k) Matching Plan
Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program

Training & Development Opportunities
We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.