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Logyard/Mobile Shop/Kilns Supervisor

Posting ID:     18550
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Chetwynd, BC, Canada 
Location:   Chetwynd (BC01) 


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with experience working in the forestry industry and around mobile equipment, to join our team as a Logyard/Mobile Supervisor.

The Role:

Reporting to the Sawmill Superintendent, the Logyard/Mobile Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Logyard and Mobile Shop.


  • Provide direction and support to reports and foster a highly effective working relationship with all employees
  • Assist in developing and achieving targets in safety, quality, cost, delivery and employee engagement
  • Supervise and provide leadership in safety, quality, cost, delivery and employee engagement
  • Ensure we are always striving to improve, investigating abnormalities, and following up on root cause
  • Ensure the safe and efficient handling and storage of log inventory
  • Manage the log quality program
  • Ensure effective scaling practices and weigh scale practices are maintained
  • Ensure an adequate log diet is provided to the mill on an on-going basis
  • Ensure log yard and waste yards are maintained as per the Environment Management System
  • Responsible for mobile equipment parts inventory and departmental cost controls
  • Supervise log yard and mobile shop employees
  • Ensure that we are in compliance with Ministry of Environment as well as Worksafe BC regulations

The Candidate:

  • Exceptionally safe work habits and a working knowledge of Worksafe BC and MOE regulations
  • Proven Leadership skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum (5) year forest industry experience would be considered an asset
  • Good knowledge of computer applications (ie. Microsoft Office)
  • Mobile equipment knowledge would be an asset
  • Valid Scaling ticket would be an asset

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Chetwynd, BC
Chetwynd’s rich natural environment makes it a magnet for anyone scouting for a great outdoor experience. Carved out of the lush natural environment of the surrounding Peace River Country, it is also an appealing community for any young family and offers moderately priced homes, an excellent health care system and great schools. For more information, visit

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