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Northwest Hardwoods - Hopwood


Sawyer – Hopwood, PA


Background:  Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a candidate who is a team player with a can-do attitude who enjoys a challenge. 


 As a member of the Sawmill team at Northwest Hardwoods (NWH), your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures lumber species, grade, quantity, and size match batch requirements prior to cutting.
  • Ensures that all components are cut to specifications.
  • Optimizes material use to minimize waste.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly work area.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor/team members to accomplish tasks.
  • Conducts routine daily maintenance/cleaning on equipment.
  • Inspects equipment before and after every shift and reports any concerns to Sawmill Forman promptly.
  • Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Adheres to OSHA requirements and company policies/procedures to ensure safety always.

The Requirements:

  • Personality: Upbeat, energetic personality encouraged!
  • Communications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High school diploma/ GED preferred
  • Knowledge of lumber grades, species and sizes
  • Strong work ethic; ability to work safely and methodically

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to loud noise, dust and moving mechanical parts.


Preferred: 3-5 years’ experience sawing.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.  We offer a competitive compensation package, including health benefits, 401k plan and vacation.

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: for consideration. 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Apply in person or submit resume to

Northwest Hardwoods - Hopwood
1152 National Pike
Hopwood, PA 15445