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Company: West Fraser
Location: Huttig
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

$1,000 Quarterly Bonus in 2021! Our Huttig, Arkansas Sawmill division is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of: SAW FILER Our Sawfiler position is a valuable role with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance into progressively skilled positions. What you will do: * Assist in knife, band saws, and gang saw changes * Work with Babbit and mill guides properly using knife usability knowledge * Able to maintain saw guides * Troubleshoot knife, gang, band saws, and guide problems * Housekeeping Saw Shop and outside shop doors * Sharpen, repair, and maintain circular saws, band saws, and knives properly * Cutting old band saw blades with oxy/acetylene torch What you need to be successful: * Be willing to work rotating shifts * Have 6 years of work experience as a band saw filer * High School Diploma or GED * Must be able to operate and understand precision measuring, work orders, observations, and machine manuals, and grinding equipment * Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures * Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members * Good computer skills * Basic math skills What will make you stand out: * Circle Saws Experience: leveling, tensioning, re-tipping/welding shoulders, grinding, changing saws & guides in machines * Knives & Guides Experience: grinding knives to proper angles, pouring and babbitting knives to correct height, changing knife machines, pouring and repairing Gang Saw Guides * Band Saws Experience: leveling, tensioning, welding cracks & teeth, swedging, shaping, & grinding band saws * Quality Control Experience: utilize Brunson optical tool for alignments, perform saw and knife PM's, quality checks of lumber, measure/record with tape and calipers, make saw change decision during shifts, perform PM's in filing room equipment Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, a drug screen test, and a physical. With our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits, you will get: * Benefits starting Day 1 * Competitive starting pay * On-the-job training and a * A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within * Medical * Dental * 401k with company match * Life Insurance * Disability Insurance * Paid vacations and holidays Apply: If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please. West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic. West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)

Keywords: West Fraser, Shreveport , Sawfiler, Other , Huttig, Louisiana

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