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Assistant Production Manager-PGI

Posting ID:     17903
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   PG Pulp (BC19) 


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


Assistant Production Manager-PGI


The Opportunity:
A key leadership opportunity exists at our Prince George Pulp and Paper Mill. As Assistant Production Manager, you will work with the Area Team Leaders and Shift Supervisors to plan, coordinate and supervise both operating and maintenance strategies for the Fibreline and Machine Room Departments to maximize production and minimize costs.


The Role:
This is an exciting leadership and growth opportunity within the Pulpmill which will provide strategic planning experience.

  • Ensure the highest levels of safety knowledge and awareness through the continued development and implementation of an accident prevention program
  • Assist in overseeing the daily mill optimization of production, quality, cost and environmental processes
  • Develop and implement annual performance management and training plans for Area Team Leaders and Shift Supervisors
  • Review, upgrade and maintain the integrity of all Mill policies, procedures and regulations including ISO documentation
  • Assist in the development of an annual Capital and Major Maintenance Plan including ongoing prioritization and implementation within the current budget in the Fiberline and Pulp And Paper Machine areas
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the major mill outages

The Candidate:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field or the equivalent in work experience and a strong overall working knowledge of the Fibreline and Machineroom departments
  • Proven supervisory and leadership skills coupled with the ability to effectively manage people in a team environment
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • A strong desire to advance within the organization

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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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit

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