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Production Supervisor

Posting ID:     25319
Position Type:   Regular  
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Prince George Sawmill  


You’re an outstanding leader.  A negotiator who communicates with ease and easily prioritizes your tasks and assignments. You handle conflict efficiently and operate collectively with your peers. You’re an excellent leader of people with exceptional communication and project management skills - why wouldn’t we want you?!


As a Sawmill Supervisor, you’ll be working for one of the largest and best-managed forestry companies in the world as you apply your skills to our daily manufacturing activities. Canfor is deeply engaged in innovation and technology, so you will be utilizing cutting-edge systems for tracking, reporting, root cause analysis of safety, quality, cost, and result delivery.  You’ll be responsible for helping to maximize product quality and profits by optimizing production standards and your strong attention to detail will come into play as you prepare budgets, manage costs, and provide support to various administrative and potentially environmental management activities. 


This is a tremendous opportunity to work with a talented group of forestry professionals and top of line equipment, as our robust operations and harvesting systems are some of the best in the business!


What you will do:

  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring the team follows all policies, procedures, practices and Occupational Health & Safety regulations
  • Address unsafe conditions as required
  • Identify opportunities to improve and look for opportunities to reduce cost, while safely meeting production targets
  • Coach, train and support team members to maximize performance
  • Foster a culture of open communication with employees in all departments and at all levels
  • Engage all employees to provide valuable input into work processes and systems
  • Ensure the timely implementation of key Corporate and operational initiatives


For this role, come equipped with:

  • Excellent communication, time-management and team-building skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Sense of urgency with a willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with Ministry of Environment and Worksafe BC regulations would be an asset
  • Mobile equipment knowledge would be an asset


If you are a strong leader with proven forestry experience who believes safety comes first and are looking for an amazing career growth opportunity, click that “apply” button today. #ind124


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We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 

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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George offers big city comfort and convenience with 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 or

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