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Operations Leader in Training

Posting ID:     21705 
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Jackson, AL, United States
Location:   Jackson Plant (AL03) 

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.

Have you been working as a Supervisor or Manager in a heavy manufacturing industry outside of sawmilling? Unsure of the sustainability of your industry or just needing a change? The Operations Leader in Training role is designed to train experienced supervisors from outside of the lumber industry on lumber manufacturing technology, production, personal leadership and business acumen. Think of it like a crash course in sawmilling that will prepare you for a long and rewarding career in this exciting and sustainable industry.


You are a gifted and experienced people leader with a strong track record of delivering on safety, production and quality. You value integrity and inclusion on your teams and pride yourself in a hard days work. It matters to you what you produce and you want to be a part of a renewable and sustainable industry that provides essential products to a world-wide market.


A background in engineering, maintenance or business is a bonus, but not required.




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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Jackson, AL
Jackson is the largest city in Clarke County and the “best small town in Alabama”. Founded in 1816, the town was named after the war hero and general turned seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson. This city is located along the western border of Clarke County and on a rise that overlooks the east bank of the Tombigbee River. The low cost of living, higher than average graduation rates, numerous social programs make Jackson an extremely attractive community to be a part of. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/jackson-al

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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