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Head Sawfiler in Opelika, AL at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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  • Location:
    Opelika, AL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Superintendent, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the team, leading the Saw Filing Department. Higher consideration will be granted to those who have previous experience in the wood remanufacturing sector, in a sawmill, planer mill, or with forest products. 


  • Maintenance of work place and saw filing safety
  • Achieving production targets
  • Inspecting, maintaining, and calibrating precision equipment
  • Enforcement of filing shop quality control standards
  • Designing of saws
  • Calculating saw speeds and feeds
  • Maintaining spare parts inventory
  • Shift scheduling
  • Troubleshooting and examining saws for defects 
  • Management of saw box water and lubrication


  • Ability to lead a team to work independently with little supervision
  • Experience benching round saws and band saws (e.g. repairing, tensioning, leveling, tipping, sharpening)
  • Knowledge of functionality, maintenance, and alignment associated with a Canter, 7 ft Band Rig, Trim Saw, Gang Saws, Edgers, and Chippers
  • Ability to service and supervise all aspects of saw maintenance for carbide saws
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance processes related to saw shop and sawmill machinery
  • Technical understanding of the manufacturing and servicing of saws, guides, and chipping knives
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite



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