Western Forest Products is hiring for an experienced Benchman Sawfiler at our Columbia Vista Division in Vancouver, WA.

Our total rewards offering includes:

  • Hourly wage rate between $30.54 – $33.93, based on your skill level, qualifications, and experience
  • Dental and Medical Benefits; employee premiums for base plan are 100% paid for by WFP
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Basic life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO) and Paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for growth and a long-term career
  • An energetic team-oriented environment
  • A safe workplace

Shifts: Wednesday – Saturday, 5:30am – 4:00pm

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing as well as background checks.


  • Fitting and benching both round and bandsaws;
  • Welding on bandsaws;
  • Maintaining guides for both round and bandsaws;
  • Maintaining stellite and carbide teeth, including grinding, replacement and checking of accuracy;
  • Adhering to all plant and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures;
  • Maintaining filing room equipment, such as grinders, tippers and levelers.


  • 2+ years’ experience in saw filing;
  • Knowledge and understanding of saw tooth geometry;
  • Understanding quality control and processes of manufacturing lumber and cutting tools;
  • Experience or understanding of a production environment;
  • Continuously striving to improve processes to add value to the business;
  • Ability to work in a group to solve problems and support other members of the team;
  • Strong commitment to safety values and experience with LOT.


Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of B.C. and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering. Our large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.

At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition.

We offer rewarding, impactful careers and we encourage all who share our goal of Defining a Higher Standard® to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.54 – $33.93 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • Day shift

Work setting:

  • In-person

Work Location: In person