Sawmill Manager

Tompkinsville, Kentucky, United States · KW · KY/TN


Kamis is searching for a hands-on Sawmill Manager for a client in the Tompkinsville, KY / Celina, TN area.

This is a direct/permanent, salaried position with our client.

The Sawmill Manager will work in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. The Sawmill Manager will be expected to supervise sawmill and maintenance staff while managing production to achieve maximum output. Company Managers are hands-on and will be expected to assist with repairs, operate machinery and/or heavy equipment and handle materials as needed.

The Sawmill Manager will be expected to understand proper maintenance and troubleshooting of sawmill and associated equipment to maximize uptime. The Manager must also understand and promote proper cut-length based on available stock to “grow footage.”

The Sawmill Manager will lead Safety Initiatives and will enforce PPE-usage and safe operations throughout the mill.


Previous sawmill experience is required. Prior pallet industry experience is a plus.

Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, CHITA, 5S or other process improvement methodologies is a plus.


Salary is in the market range, based on experience.

Benefits include Paid Vacation and Holidays, Health Insurance, HSA, FSA, 401k, and Educational Assistance.

Family-owned, 1500+ person company. Various company-sponsored programs and activities.

Candidates requiring relocation will be considered.

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