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Production Worker

Posting ID:     26955
Position Type:   Regular   
City:   Marion, SC, United States 
Location:   Marion Plant  


Job Description: Chop saw operator is required to trim defective wood out of ripped material from the Rip Saw. Maintaining the flow of material off the Rip Saw and also maintaining the flow of correctly graded and trimmed material onto the FJ Feed Conveyor in a safe and efficient manner.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the Chop Saw Operator include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


· Operators are to inspect their worksite for each of the following at the start of each shift:

· Equipment is in normal operating condition

· All guarding is in place and functional

· The Operator is required to be knowledgeable of all FJ Block Grade Rules used by the Marion FJ Division.

· Knots

· Wane

· Skip

· Slope of Grain

· Splits

· Unsound Wood

· Timber Breaks

· The operator is required to safely keep lumber flowing through the area according to production demands.

· Observes and follows all safety rules and regulations.


Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum one year of manufacturing experience and has knowledge of the wood manufacturing industry. Training will be available for qualified candidates.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is required stand complete shift (8-10 hrs). The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Don’t check off every single bullet point? Studies show that people are reluctant to apply for positions they aren’t 100% qualified for. At Canfor, our focus is finding the right fit for our organization, not a criteria checklist. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align. 


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as essential to our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive advantage. Therefore, we strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process where hiring decisions are based on each applicant's qualifications and experience.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. The specific type of employment screening conducted varies depending on the role and location. These screenings may involve behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks and drug testing.


Why Canfor?
Canfor is a global leader in the manufacturing of low-carbon forest products, including lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets and green energy. We embrace innovation in our industry and provide high-quality products to global markets. With our dedicated employees, we demonstrate leading environmental practices and are committed to the communities that host our operations.  


In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine with over 15 manufacturing facilities and two corporate offices. We are a leading supplier of high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine. As we continue to grow and diversify our business, we have exciting work and development opportunities to help you build a rewarding career that lasts.  


Our people-focused approach prioritizes our employees’ safety, well-being and growth because they are critical to the success of our company. We provide learning opportunities that support you in developing skills and competencies at each stage of your career at Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits to best support our employees and their families. 


Join us today and together, we can build a sustainable future.  


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Marion, South Carolina

Marion residents are known for their Southern charm, friendliness, and enthusiasm for life. The city makes it a priority to maintain the beauty that is Marion, and its natural beauty is one of the area’s finest resources. Marion is near great places for camping, fishing and other water sports and is just over one hour’s drive from Myrtle Beach. For more information, visit


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