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Sawmill Superintendent

Posting ID:     26393
Position Type:   Regular   
City:   Radium Hot Springs, BC, Canada 
Location:   Radium


You are an Industrial Leader. You’re accountable, reliable and are passionate about bringing the very best out of your people.  You’ve enjoyed success by using your strategic leadership to inspire performance excellence and your understand the importance of balancing production, maintenance, and your team’s needs while being accountable to safety above all else. You also love driving consistency amongst your group foresight to anticipate and implement solutions to long range production challenges. If this speaks to you, this Sawmill Superintendent opportunity in Radium, BC might just be your calling. 


This is your chance to apply your education and experience to continue in your quest to be a driver of operational success. In this role you’ll be a key member of the Plant Management team and as such, responsible for providing overall leadership for the sawmill and will work closely with other department heads to ensure efficient and effective divisional operations. You will be working alongside the best and brightest in the business with an innovative leader in the forest products industry.


The life of a Sawmill Superintendent includes: 

  • Ensuring the highest level of workplace safety
  • Optimizing the safety and production performance of the operation
  • Providing direction and support for operating and supervisory personnel while fostering a highly effective working relationship with all employees
  • Providing development for supervisory personnel
  • Driving ongoing continuous improvement opportunities and quality control initiatives
  • Developing cost control programs in conjunction with Division business plans and managing area spend
  • Ensuring full compliance with applicable government regulations and corporate policies


For this role, you’ll come equipped with:

  • A broad range of Industrial Leadership experience, ideally with experience in wood products manufacturing at the supervisory or superintendent level
  • Knowledge of the sawmill or forestry industry would be considered an asset.
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of optimization equipment and processes
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to lead change initiatives


Come see why we’re consistently rated amongst BC’s Best Employers and build your career with Canfor!



The salary range for this position is:$105,000 - $131,500


Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features programs such as performance-based incentive plans, recognition programs, benefits, paid leaves, pension plans with base and matching contributions, savings options and robust health & well-being initiatives. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and rewarded.


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


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