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Supervisor, Logyard

Posting ID:     10203
Position Type:   Full Time Salaried 
City:   Houston, BC, Canada
Location:   Houston (BC03) 

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
Reporting to the Continuous Improvement, Yard & Environmental Coordinator, the Logyard Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Logyard.


Major Duties

  • 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 the Canfor Operating System (COS) is being followed with the emphasis on abnormality response
  • 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
  • Ensure that we are in compliance with Ministry of Environment as well as Worksafe BC regulations


Required Skills

  • 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
  • Good knowledge of computer applications (ie. Microsoft Office)
  • Mobile equipment knowledge would be an asset
  • Valid Scaling ticket would be an asset

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

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

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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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

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