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Menomonee Tribal Enterprises Neopit, Wisconsin
(715) 756-2311

2nd Posting

The Forest Keepers

Committed to excellence in the sustainable management of our forest, and the manufacturing of our lumber and forest products providing a consistently superior product while serving the needs of our forest, employees, wood products customers, tribal community, and future generations.

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Trimmer Operator


NOTE: Selection process is in accordance with Chapter 170, as amended.


POST CLOSES: Wednesday September 28, 2022

JOB TITLE: Trimmer Operator

SUPERVISOR: Lumber Surfacing Operation Supervisor





This position is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the trimming machinery at trimmer capacity.



Must have the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the following:

1. Operating the trimmer to trim lumber for maximum production and yield according to grader specifications 

2. Monitor and maintaining saws, keyboards, sensors, and limit switches associated with all trimmer equipment

3. Interpret grade and trim instructions and operate the trimmer at capacity

4. Checking saw for sharpness for proper maintenance

5. Change the saw blades as needed

6. Trim lumber to maximize the lumber grade and meet order specifications

7. Will perform and assist with routine maintenance, such as, oil, greasing and cleaning of all trimmer equipment, sensors and keyboards

8. Identify broken/worn, mechanical defects, and report to supervisor for repairs or replacement

9. Maintain a clean, neat and safe work area

10. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor



Works in extreme hot, cold, dusty, noisy, work environment. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must wear appropriate safety apparel and equipment and comply with all safety policies and practices of MTE.



Requires high school diploma or equivalency, and, a minimum of 3 plus months experience in operating lumber trimmer machinery. Must have general understanding of softwood/hardwood grade rules. Completion of sawing, edging, short courses preferred. Must possess good work ethic with excellent work attendance and be a team player.



1. Completed application

2. Copy of Tribal Enrollment

3. Copy of diploma or equivalent

4. Honorable or general military discharge paperwork


NOTE: It is not the responsibility of MTE to notify you of incomplete applications


Mariah Reiter HR Department
MTE PO Box 10 Neopit WI 54150
FAX: 715-756-1314
CALL: 715-756-3353 If any questions


*Applicant must successfully pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and background check.

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Menominee Tribal Enterprises is an internationally recognized sustainable wood supplier for wood brokers & exporters, lumber yards, basketball courts, furniture and cabinetry makers, hard and softwood pallet manufacturers, construction, interior design and more. We provide chemical-free FSC and LEED certified wood to a variety of industries, serving clients throughout Wisconsin in Madison, Oshkosh, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Appleton, Green Bay, Waupaca, Sheboygan and Wausau.

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