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Mobile Shop and Logyard Supervisor

Posting ID:     20170
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Houston, BC, Canada
Location:   Houston (BC03) 


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  


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 Mobile Shop and Logyard Supervisor.

The Role:

The Mobile Shop and Logyard 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


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent

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Houston, BC

Houston residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life and omnipresent access to the area’s truly great outdoors. The surrounding area is renowned for its many ultra-clean lakes and rivers, which offer world-class fishing and watersports. Houston in known as “The Steelhead Capital of Canada’ and its thriving eco-tourism industry complements the area’s economic mainstays of forestry and mining. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/houston-bc

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