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Sawmill Manager

Mill managers are responsible for the overall operation of the entire sawmill or parts of it.Managers work closely with operations teams to make sure customers get the products they want. They must also make sure environmental and legal requirements are all met.
Careful planning is needed to ensure the smooth operation of any modern company. This includes:

  • production
  • HR
  • marketing
  • logistics
  • finance
  • stores
  • maintenance
  • health and safety.

Entry Information

Mill managers are usually people who have worked in the industry for many years. Most have also completed tertiary qualifications in technical subjects or business management.

Training for this job

Most universities and polytechs offer business management qualifications.