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Certified Millwright/Planerman

Posting ID:     12221
Position Type:    Full Time Hourly 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Prince George Sawmill


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 seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team at the Prince George Sawmill as a Certified Millwright/Planerman.

The Role:
Our Certified Millwrights are skilled individuals that troubleshoot process maintenance issues, are innovative in preventative maintenance practices and are passionate about their chosen careers. They contribute and foster a positive and innovative work environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation & modification of all sawmill related equipment to safely maximize, uptime, quality and productivity.

The Candidate:

  • Certified Journeyman Millwright
  • Planer Technician Certification
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Solid background in heavy industry and/or construction
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work with others to perform all aspects of maintenance activities.
  • The ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work day, afternoon, graveyard or weekend shifts
  • Completion of grade 12, a GED or a minimum of 5 years related work experience
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication, enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes would be an asset


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 http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george


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