Saw Filer

Date Posted: February 02, 2018
Job Location: Surrey
Job Number: GWF-72661
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: The Teal-Jones Group
Address: 17897 Triggs Road, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V4N 4M8

Job Description

Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development?

When you join the Teal-Jones Group, you are joining a leader in the industry. The entrepreneurial spirit embedded throughout The Teal-Jones Group of companies started more than 70 years ago. We have built our success and continue to grow.

We provide a dynamic environment with competitive compensation. We encourage innovation and growth in a fast paced environment.

Reporting to the Head Filer, you are required to safely perform quality work within the scope of the trade as it pertains to saw fitting, as follows:
• Responsible for the safe maintenance and repair of all sawfiling equipment
• Maintain, troubleshoot and repair primary and secondary breakdown machine centers with regards to sawfiling
• Able to read, understand and translate blueprints into fabricated parts
• Knowledge of power transmission machinery/parts including gear boxes, chains and bearings
• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
• Benching, Tensioning and Sharpening of Saws, Bands and Circles
• Examining Saws for defects
• Installation and Maintaining of Saws and Saw parts
• Troubleshooting when necessary
• Some maintenance activities associated with saw quality (i.e. water management)
• Sharpens and maintains knives
• Clean up of the equipment in preparation for saw changes etc. and shop clean-up
• Assist production personnel with any sawing flow related problems
• Ability to function well under pressure

• Commitment to working safely coupled with strong communication & interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work independently with little supervision;
• Previous experience as a Saw Filer is required;
• Flexible schedule in order to work day, evening and weekend shifts;
• Knowledge and experience in manufacturing operations.

• A competitive wage and benefits program;
• A commitment to safety standards;
• A collaborative and respectful work environment.

Become a part of our team by sending your cover letter and resume to:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Overtime may be required.
  • Shift work may be required.

  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Certifications:
    • Journeyman
    • Red Seal
  • Language: English