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Sawfiler Entry Level

Company: West Fraser, Inc
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

$1000 Quarterly Bonus in 2021
$250 COVID Vaccine Incentive

This position will work with the filing team to perform functions to support the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of filing operations. Duties include, but not limited to, performing work in the filing room, changing various saws and chip heads, and providing technical assistance at machine centers. This successful candidate needs to be a self-motivated individual that works well with others and places safety first.

We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. 

Key Functions:

  • Sharpen, repair, and maintain circular saws, band saws, and knives
  • Housekeeping in the shop and throughout the facility
  • Assist in knife and saw changes
  • Troubleshoot knife, gang, bandsaws, and guide issues
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Alignment of saws
  • Inspect and maintain equipment for proper calibration
  • Bench and sharpen circle saws


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Be willing to work rotating shifts
  • At least one to two years experience as a band saw filer
  • Able to operate and understand precision measuring, machine manuals, and grinding equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Comply with all West Fraser safety policies and procedures

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • 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


If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). 

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, comb build your career with us at West Fraser.  Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of assessment tests, a pre-employment background check, a drug screen test, and a physical.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please apply through our online application process at  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

Keywords: West Fraser, Inc, Pine Bluff , Sawfiler Entry Level, Other , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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