Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor, Summerville, South Carolina

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 is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

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.

We are currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor for our sawmill in Summerville, SC. The Planer Supervisor will be responsible for the safe processing and packaging of dry lumber on site. The
successful candidate will be an engaging safety leader that thrives on
managing a
highly motivated team in a technical and fast paced manufacturing environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction, while
    engaging and supporting team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Manage safety of employees through leading
    by example, operate at the highest standards and conform to all
  • Ensure the wide range of products meet all quality standards and order specifications throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Oversee planer production, manning,
    and efficiency.
  • Manage and identify opportunities to improve productivity, reduce cost, and maximize the quality, value, and recovery of lumber produced.
  • Supervise shift production and
    maintenance activities to ensure compliance with all site protocols
    (safety, housekeeping, hot work, environmental, etc.).
  • Manage budgeting (cost containment
    /inventory control /scheduling).
  • Manage and direct month end inventory

    What You Offer

    • Strong organizational and leadership skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment
    • Detail and results oriented
    • Ability to work all shifts
    • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office
    • Post-secondary education is preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in lumber manufacturing or a heavy industrial environment
    • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
    • Lumber grading certification is an asset

    Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at

    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 & alcohol 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, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.