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Plant Admin Support Specialist

Posting ID:     23581
Position Type:   Regular     
City:   DeRidder, LA, United States 
Location:   DeRidder (LA02) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

The Plant Administrative Support Specialist is responsible for providing general administrative and clerical services to the mill, specifically but not limited to, accounting support, safety training, regulatory compliance and other administrative related items. By providing these services in an effective and efficient manner, this role will support successful operations at the mill.


The successful candidate will have a background in Finance, Human Resources, or Business Administration, preferably in a manufacturing setting. S/he will have a strong desire to provide excellent customer service with a high level of professionalism in the HR service environment.  The successful candidate must be safety minded and possess strong written and oral communication skills, be highly collaborative and uphold absolute confidentiality with regards to sensitive and protected information.



  • Provide timely and courteous assistance to employees for general questions and refer them to the HR Manager when required
  • File and verify employee documents and coordinate hourly pay for performance review cycles
  • Assist with employee recruitment duties and retention initiatives
  • Prepare new employee orientation packages and training
  • Maintain safety records and schedule random on-site drug/alcohol screenings
  • Receive, stamp and process invoices received at the mill and coordinate activities with Accounts Payable department
  • Perform audits of files for compliance
  • Perform various Administrative and HR tasks as assigned




  • 2-5 years of Administrative experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Finance, HR, or Business Administration diploma or degree considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills (active listening, written and oral)
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player, collaborator
  • Positive, courteous attitude with an emphasis on excellent customer service
  • Maintains the highest standard of confidentiality in all matters


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

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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