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Maintenance Purchasing Clerk

Posting ID:     22221
Position Type:   Regular   
City:   Thomasville, GA, United States 
Location:   Thomasville Plant (GA08) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.


The Opportunity:
As an important member of the sawmill Maintenance Team, the successful applicant will be an energetic team player who will assist with the Maintenance and Purchasing departments in tracking, organizing, ordering and maintaining the maintenance equipment, parts and tools. The incumbent will also provide coverage for the Purchasing Manager during their absence.

  • Work closely with the Purchasing Manager and Maintenance Planner to ensure the mill has ample and available supplies
  • Keep parts room and work area clean, organized and safe
  • Administration of inventory purchase orders, requisitions, and transfers
  • Manage inventory counts as required
  • Issue weigh bills
  • Send requisitions for pricing
  • Coordinate shipping of materials
  • Review, generate, process and update Work Orders and maintenance schedules
  • Update maintenance department manpower and work schedules
  • Daily filing of maintenance and purchasing documentation
  • Additional administrative duties that support the maintenance team


  • 2-5 years of experience in an industrial setting, maintenance environment preferred
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn new programs
  • Previous parts person/buyer experience would be an asset
  • Exceptionally organized and courteous
  • Ability to work both independently and in multiple team environments
  • TDG training 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.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Thomasville, GA
One of Georgia’s hidden gems, this “City of Roses” is located just north of the Florida border. Also known as “Never Ordinary. Always Extraordinary,” Thomasville has a vibrant and charming downtown which becomes a welcome a friendly gathering place for many outdoor events and festivals. This small town is also popular with those who love the outdoors and enjoy small-town living. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/thomasville-ga

Nearest Major Market: Thomasville
Nearest Secondary Market: Valdosta

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