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Green End Superintendent

Posting ID:     20272
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Darlington, SC, United States
Location:   Darlington Plant (SC05) 

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.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Green End Superintendent is a key member of the management team and must be a safety minded individual and a strong team player. The Green End Superintendent will be responsible for providing overall leadership in the sawmill and work closely with other department heads to ensure efficient and effective divisional operations.



  • Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards
  • Develop budget and cost controls, obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems
  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality
  • Revises production schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems
  • Consults with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations in the sawmill
  • Ensures that hydraulic unit inspections are completed
  • Ensures that drain inspections are completed
  • Supervises all sawmill, saw filers, log deck, and log yard employees as directed


Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in wood products manufacturing at the supervisory or superintendent level
  • Proven ability in leadership, achieving goals and managing safety performance
  • Effective communicator with strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Solid knowledge of performance management and continuous improvement processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and team building skills
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of optimization equipment and processes
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to lead change initiatives
  • Preference may be given to those with extensive experience or post-secondary education in wood products or forestry
  • Maintenance background is considered an asset






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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Darlington, South Carolina
At just 4.5 square miles and with a population of fewer than 7,000, Darlington’s laid-back and relaxed environment affords freedom from the urban grind. Situated only one hour from the beach and from the nearest city, the family-oriented community of Darlington also offers low-cost living and convenience. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/darlington-sc

Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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