Aug 09, 2023

Position Overview:

Potomac Supply is a modern, integrated southern pine sawmill operation encompassing state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. Modern technology and a drive for excellence have enabled Potomac to become a recognized provider of quality wood products. We provide a dynamic environment with competitive compensation. We encourage innovation and growth in a fast-paced environment.

We are seeking a Sawmill Supervisor to join our team! You will oversee the activities of a team of production workers.


  • Coordinate the daily activities of the production and operation teams
  • Supervise the daily operation of the sawmill, keeping the crew safe and productive
  • Understand sawmill machine efficiency and mill flow
  • Delegate production assignments to appropriate teams and personnel
  • Understand and support safe work practices of a production crew
  • Good communication skills with the crew, other supervisor and managers
  • Interact and coordinate with other supervisors to keep the mill running efficiently
  • Inspect all materials and equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures


  • 3+ years experience working in a sawmill leadership experience
  • An understanding of sawmill manufacturing operation with priority on working safely.
  • Must be a strong leader, be organized and have the ability to multitask
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a production crew, such as scheduling, cross training, discipline and basic human resources needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of sawmill manufacturing processes, electricity, hydraulics and mechanics is a plus
  • Ability to use, or learn basic aspects of PC based programs such as email, Word and Excel
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Become a part of our team by sending your cover letter and resume to: