Planer Supervisor

Planer Supervisor, Philomath, Oregon

When you join our team as a Planer Supervisor, you will be responsible for all functions related to the productive,
safe flow of lumber throughout the planer mill.

What You’ll Do

  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring the team follows all policies, procedures, practices and regulations.
  • Manage and identify opportunities to improve productivity, reduce cost, and maximize the quality, value, and recovery of lumber produced.
  • Engage production and maintenance workers to achieve targets, meet expectations, and address deficiencies in a productive and professional manner.
  • Ensure quality standards are met throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Foster a culture of open and respectful communication.
  • Engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas of the business.

What You’ll Offer

  • Post-secondary education (minimum high school diploma).
  • Minimum of 3 years working in a sawmill.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge and experience within lumber manufacturing and sawmill operations.
  • Lumber grading ticket and familiarization with optimization is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven leadership abilities and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Desire to lead and support a talented team in a fast paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

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
    • Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan with Employer Match
  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident, Hospital & Critical Illness)
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program

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.