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Manager, Operations - FMG

Posting ID:     12461
Position Type:   Full Time Salaried  
City:   Mackenzie, BC, Canada 
Location:   Mackenzie (BC05) 

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:
Canfor is currently looking for a motivated individual with proven leadership experience in the forestry industry to join our team as an Operations Manager.

The Role:
The Operations Manager is the leader of the Operations Team within Mackenzie Fibre Operations and is responsible for managing staff to ensure appropriate volume is available to meet manufacturing facility needs and Company commitments within approved budgets.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing a safe and healthy work environment,
  • Ensuring that all activities within the Mackenzie Fibre Operations are conducted in compliance with Canfor's Mission Statement, Environmental Policy, Forestry principles and Environmental Management System,
  • Providing and supporting a positive atmosphere for personal, professional and team development,
  • Delivering on collective synergies and continuous improvement initiatives,
  • Conducting proactive communication and coordination with manufacturing facilities to meet regional and group business objectives,
  • Overseeing management of marine transportation activities,
  • Meeting operational goals with respect to delivery of a profile and species mix of timber within or below approved budgets,
  • Creating positive internal and external relationships.


The Candidate:

  • Minimum of 10 years forestry experience,
  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in a related field and RPF designation would be an asset,
  • Excellent leadership, communication and project management skills, with a proven track record of delivering results,
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies,
  • Computer skills and related software knowledge including forestry applications,
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.


The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.

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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Mackenzie, BC
Mackenzie is the gateway to endless outdoor adventure and Beautiful BC at its finest. Located in the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mackenzie is a compact community that is ideal for having fun outdoors all year round and carries on the spirit of adventure and wilderness exploration of its namesake – overland explorer Alexander Mackenzie. For more information, visit

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