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Production Employee - Summer Students

Posting ID:     20251
Position Type:   Summer Student 
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 seeking Summer Students to join our team. We are looking for candidates who are interested in a growth opportunity in a production environment who will train in various areas of the mill site. This position involves manual labour and possible exposure to dust and/or chemicals. Candidates must be full-time students and enrolled in either grade 12 or a Post-Secondary Institution for September 2021.


The Role

  • Ensure safety standards are met by following Canfor safe work and lockout procedures
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness in your work area and throughout the mill
  • Train and develop skills in various areas of the mill site
  • Develop strong working relationships with your peers and production team
     

The Candidate

  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work shiftwork
  • Completion of Grade 12/GED or a minimum of 2 years industrial work experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Positive attitude and a self-starter
  • Able to work in an environment that may include exposure to weather, dust, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, and noise.


Preference may be given to those individuals with a Level 3 First Aid ticket AND/OR knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process.


The Incentive

The wage for a Production Employee starts at $30.70 per hour based on the collective agreement.


At Canfor, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, MSP coverage, and pension, as well as other benefits as per the collective agreement at each of our mills.
 


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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