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Operations Superintendent
Posting ID:      7285
Position Type:    Full Time Salaried 
City:    Cranbrook, BC, Canada 
Location:   Cranbrook Forest Management Group


Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.
 

The Opportunity:

The Operations Superintendent is responsible for delivery of volumes to meet manufacturing facility needs and Company commitments. This is a full time position and the successful candidate will be a member of the Forest Management Group.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of a strong staff and contractor workforce, to achieve size, species profile nad cost targets for Canfor's manufacturing facilities
  • Deliver safety results that improve practices and deliver safety leadership within the Canfor's operations as well as within the forest industry generally.
  • Facilititate delivery of appropriate volume to meet manufacturing facility needs while driving improvements to Canfor's supply chain strategy.
  • Participate in the developmnet of annual budgets and rolling monthly outlook projections to achieve cost targets.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of commitments to continuous improvement initiatives by implementing cost effective management processes and actively participating in the Canfor Operating System deployment strategies.
  • Management of a strong staff and contractor workforce, to achieve size, species cost profile targets for Canfor’s manufacturing facilities.
  • Deliver safety results that improve practices and deliver safety leadership within the Canfor’s operations as well as within the forest industry generally.
  • Facilitate delivery of appropriate volume to meet manufacturing facility needs while driving improvements to Canfor’s supply chain strategy.
  • Participate in the development of annual budgets and rolling monthly outlook projections to achieve cost targets.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of commitment to continuous improvement initiatives by implementing cost effective management processes and actively participating in the Canfor Operating System deployment strategies
  • Ensuring that all activities are conducted in compliance with Canfor’s Mission Statement, Environmental Policy, Forestry Principles and Environmental Management System
  • Participate and lead initiatives to grow / improve Canfor’s business and customer relationships.
  • Providing and supporting a positive atmosphere for personal, professional and team development.

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years forestry experience
  • University Degree or Technical Diploma
  • Excellent leadership, communication and project management skills, with an ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies
  • Excellent computer skills and related software knowledge including forestry applications
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license


 

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

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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