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Operations Summer Intern

Posting ID:   18861
Position Type:   Temporary Hourly  
City:     Hermanville, MS, United States 
Location:   No Selection 


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.
 

Operations Intern

We are offering an exciting career-building opportunity for dedicated and ambitious individuals in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. This exciting opportunity offers college students a taste of the Sawmilling industry. Prepare to be challenged as you take on a project to help improve the overall processes of the business. You will work in various areas of the mill, learning the day-to-day operations while gaining valuable leadership training and hands-on business skills to prepare you for a successful career in manufacturing. The internship starts in May and will last through to August where you will present your completed project to mill management. Interns will be paid on a bi-weekly basis and may be eligible for housing allowance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in various areas of the sawmill to experience and learn what this exciting business has to offer 
  • Leave your mark in the operation by working on a real live project with direct impacts on improving safety, efficiencies or innovative processes
  • Work safely and responsibly in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Present final project to mill management

 

Qualifications:

  • A current college student enrolled in a relevant program in either Forestry, Industrial Manufacturing, Business, Engineering, Industrial Maintenance or other industry related topics
  • Responsible, hardworking, self-motivated, and willing to work on all shifts in all conditions


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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Hermanville, MS
The small town of Hermanville offers low cost-of-living and is near to the City of Port Gibson, a larger centre that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Close to forests and rivers, the surrounding area provides several recreational opportunities including fishing, camping, hiking and hunting. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/hermanville-ms
 


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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