Head Sawyer

Robbins Flooring - Ishpeming, MI


Integrity Forest Products, a custom saw mill located in Kenton, MI, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robbins. We are currently looking to add a Head Sawyer to our Team.

Robbins Sport Surfaces is the proven leader in sports flooring with over 200 million square feet of our milled maple flooring installed in facilities around the world. All locations are run with an emphasis on safety and a mission to provide a healthy working environment for all employees.

Each employee plays a critical part in the success of this mill. Ideal candidates understand and appreciate the value of working as a dynamic team and are energized by a high paced environment with high expectations for performance and committed to the overall well being of the employees.

Full time Employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with the opportunity to contribute to an HSA
  • Company provided Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • 401k with 50% Company Match on contributions up to 6%
  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Deposit

Please see our website for more information. www.robbinsfloor.com

The Head Sawyer is responsible for operation of a variety of equipment, including operation of the head saw.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential Continueduty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Work safely and responsibly at all times
  • Ensure that all team members assisting you are working safely and responsibly at all times
  • Perform lock out/tag out/ hot work permits on various projects/repairs
  • Ensure that fire extinguisher checks are done monthly
  • Ensure that all machines, chains, belts etc are turned off at the end of shift
  • Work with team members to identify and resolve any known safety issues
  • Work with team members to identify and document any/all near misses
  • Communicate with Team Leads and Safety Coordinator on any/all safety items and their resolution

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but not limited, to the following:

  • Perform a variety of machine operations, cleaning, and assisting with repairs of equipment.
  • Perform frequent checks to assure machine is producing material to spec.
  • Adjust machines operated to maintain spec product.
  • Identify maintenance related issues, assist and offer solutions.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance records.
  • Train and understand all manufacturing equipment at IFP Facility.
  • Ability to obtain a forklift / loader license and certification and operate as needed.
  • Ability to follow Preventative Maintenance program in place to grease, inspect, and maintain the machinery and building.
  • Have detail to keep a clean and organized work area.
  • Help on projects when needed.
  • Ability to use powered hand tools correctly and safely
  • Ability to be Proficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel for daily data entry.
  • All other duties as assigned

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to an environment consistent with working outdoors in various weather conditions and in an industrial manufacturing environment. There will be wood dust, grease, and welding fumes in this job classification. The noise level in the work environment is usually high. Physical demands include but are not limited to bending, squatting/kneeling, twisting, climbing, crawling, reaching, standing, walking and use of hand and foot controls. Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 75 lbs frequently. Must be able to operate hand tools, power tools, drives and forceful grip tools.


Job Type: Full-time and Part Time opportunities available

PLEASE NOTE......This position is located in Kenton MI.

Salary: $16.00 to $22.00 /hour depending on experience

Job Type: Full-time


  • machine operator: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sawyer Expereince: 1 year


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $22.00 /hour