Manager Trainee - Baillie Lumber

Baillie Lumber Co. has several openings for Manager Trainees at our various locations. Locations include: Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

The locations are concentration yards responsible for manufacturing hardwood lumber.  The position would consist of working and learning several different jobs around the facility.  Baillie has utilized our trainee program over the last 40 years as our greatest talent pipeline, and as the company continues to grow, more and more managers are needed across the country.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working with Kiln Operator learning kiln schedule and assisting him on his day to day routine
  • Learning how to grade hardwood lumber
  • Occasionally traveling with a salesman or buyers to be exposed to where our lumber comes from and goes to
  • Working on a project that either reduces cost or increases production at the facility
  • Working directly with the Yard Manager to learn the daily operations of the facility, and his day to day task


  • Bachelors Degree in Forestry, or a related field
  • Ability to work a long, flexible schedule in a year-round outdoor environment

Pay & Benefits

  • Salaried Position
  • Yearly Bonus
  • Full Plan of Benefits – Includes a Company Matched 401k

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About Us

Baillie Lumber Co. is one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors and exporters. We are a provider of hardwood logs, hardwood lumber and proprietary grade hardwood lumber products.