Scarf Line Operator

The Scarf Line Operator reports to the MPP Plant Manager and be assigned primarily to a scarf line. The scarf process entails cutting a joint in a 4’x8’ laminated panel, applying glue, and pressing and curing the glued joint. Additional processes include sanding, cutting panels, and stacking.

Job Title
Scarf Line Operator
MPP Manufacturing
Report To
Plant Manager
Wage Range
$19.62 - $21.74

Essential Functions

• Previous experience working in a plywood or engineered wood facility is preferred. Applicable experience includes working with resins, presses,
panel sawing and finishing or a combination of similar experience.
• Qualified candidates ensure the quality of all aspects of the finished panels including joint quality, surface quality, and size tolerances.
• Fork lift experience is beneficial for this position.

Other Responsibilities

If needed, or while scarf line is not operating, Scarf Line Operator may be required to perform duties in other areas of the facility, including at the MPP press, CNC areas, or managing inventory and finished product functions. These responsibilities encompass a wide range including basic carpentry, inventory management including making product ready to ship and operation of overhead cranes. All functions will be performed on panels as large as 12 feet wide, by 48 feet long and up to 24 inches thick.

Physical Demands

• Standing continuously, lifting to 40 pounds, constantly moving, repetitive motion of the shoulders, arms, hands and fingers
• Working five to six days per week


Educational Requirements : High school diploma or GED
Experience Requirements : At least 1 year


Health, Dental, Life, Short-term Disability, Section 125, Profit Sharing and 401(K), Vacation and Holiday Pay

Our Company

Freres Lumber Co., Inc. was established in 1922 in Lyons, Oregon as a family-owned and operated wood products manufacturing business. Three generations of family management have led the Company’s veneer and plywood manufacturing facilities to excel in the Santiam Canyon and we are committed to operating for another 100+ years.

We operate six processing plants, including a small log veneer plant, large log veneer plant, veneer drying facility, plywood plant and cogeneration facility. We are dedicated to reinvesting in our modern manufacturing facilities, providing high-quality wood products, and providing family wage jobs within our communities. We specialize in creating the highest quality wood products, from raw log to finished products, including: hog fuel, bark fines, chips, shavings, specialty veneer, grade lumber, high-quality sheathing grade plywood and even electricity.

Our passion for continuous improvement aligned with our innovative approach to manufacturing has led us to become the sole producer and developer of a unique, patent-pending wood product, the Mass Plywood Panel. If you have growth mindset and thrive under pressure, you’re probably a great fit for our team!

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