Planer Operator

Ben Hokum & Son Limited

Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Ben Hokum and Son Limited in Killaloe is a progressive and growing sawmill and lumber company. We are the largest producer of red and white pine in Eastern Ontario and our lumber products are well-known in industry circles for their superior quality. Our company employs over 100 people, and we sell our products throughout Canada and internationally.

In addition, we have recently made significant investments in our operations. Today, we have the most technologically advanced sawmill in Eastern Ontario. We also have a new, state-of-the-art, automated lumber grading facility.

We are currently recruiting for a Planer Operator at our Pembroke location. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Ability to safely operate a Yates A20 Industrial Planer,
  • Ability to set up various patterns would be an asset,
  • Knowledge of, or be willing to learn, knife setting , grinding/sharpening of pattern knives,
  • Ability to assist with maintenance and repairs on all equipment used in and around the Planing Mill.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job,
  • Commitment  to work safely in a fast-paced environment and to follow all safe operating procedures,
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure work is completed on time and with the quality we expect,
  • Ability to work as a team member,
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality, finish and timeliness of finished product.
Additional Information
We offer excellent opportunities for advancement with our growing company for the right candidates, and benefits including group health and dental, safety wear allowances, and a group retirement plan.

The culture of Ben Hokum and Son Limited is one of ensuring everyone works together for the benefit of the company. All employees have a vital role to play in the success of our business and we respect the talents that our staff brings to our achievements.

Apply by email or drop off your resume at 39 Forest Valley Lane, Pembroke.

Contact Information
Brian Bateman, Operations Manager
Ben Hokum & Son Limited
39 Forest Valley Lane,
Pembroke, OntarioPhone: 613-602-3075
Email: brianb@benhokum.com
Website: www.benhokum.com