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Operations Summer Intern

Posting ID:     18864 
Position Type:   Intern   
City:   Jackson, AL, 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



  • 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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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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