Production Supervisor (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Northern Hardwoods Lumber, LLC

  South Range, Michigan, United States

About the Company:

J.M. Longyear, LLC, is a privately-held Marquette, Michigan-based asset manager with a 145+ year track record for growing long-term value. Longyear operates across a spectrum of markets and asset classes including manufacturing, real estate, forestry and land management, mining and metals, hardwood products and medical device products.

Northern Hardwoods Lumber, our hardwood lumber sawmill company located in Atlantic Mine, Michigan, is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as our afternoon shift Production Supervisor.

Job Summary:

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Reports to: Sawmill & Site Facility Manager

The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervision of the afternoon sawmill and planer operations, working with the team to achieve and/or exceed production goals.


  • Oversee afternoon sawmill and planer operations
  • Achieve and improve upon targeted production goals
  • Grade lumber and maintain consistency
  • Conduct physical inventories
  • Operate gas and wood boiler
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Ensure safe working environment

Qualifications and Skills:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years supervisory experience in a sawmill manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of wood products industry, equipment and production process
  • Hardwood lumber grading experience or understanding of Hardwood grading rules
  • Boiler and equipment maintenance experience
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Skills in Microsoft products including Word and Excel



Excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and short-term disability insurance, 401k, Paid Time Off, bonus eligible