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Supervisor In Training, Prince George Sawmill

Posting ID:     22749
Position Type:   Regular  
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Prince George Sawmill (BC11) 


A natural leader, you work effectively with others and can balance multiple priorities effectively. You have a desire to build your career and you communicate with credibility and confidence. You are highly motivated with strong initiative and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. You’re looking for an opportunity to really “branch out” into the forest industry.


As the Supervisor in Training, you will work in a developmental role that reports to assigned mentors. This position will offer a unique experience where professional skills will be applied in an operating manufacturing environment.  Under the guidance of leadership, you will assist in maintaining the highest standards of safety at all times, address unsafe conditions and lead by example, ensuring all employees follow policies, procedures, and practices. You will also assist in identifying opportunities to reduce costs and actively participate in coaching, training, and supporting team members to maximize performance. Learning will be hands on and you will gain firsthand supervisory experience and leadership development at one of BC’s Top Employers.


Once we have you, we “wooden” want to let you go! As such, upon successful completion of the developmental term, we will provide a suitable job opportunity to allow you to continue to build your career with Canfor.


In a perfect world, you have your high school diploma and prior experience in heavy industry, specifically working in sawmills and/or kilns. A past in Lumber Grading and experience leading cross-functional teams, “wood” be amazing as well. For bonus points, you are technically savvy since our modern sawmills incorporate tons of automation, AI and even robotics!


If you are highly ambitious with strong interpersonal skills and eager to learn from the best in the forestry biz, click that “apply” button today!


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. 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 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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