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Sawmill Supervisor

Posting ID:     11982
Position Type:   Regular, Full-Time
City:   Vavenby, BC, Canada 
Location:   Vavenby, BC


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 looking for a strong leader with proven sawmill work experience to join our Vavenby division as a Sawmill Supervisor.

The Role:

Reporting to the Sawmill Superintendent, you will be responsible for leading a team to achieve and exceed key performance indicator (KPI) targets in safety, quality, cost control, delivery, and employee engagement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

 

Required Skills:

  • Safe work habits and a working knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety regulations
  • Working knowledge of web-based computer applications and Microsoft Office
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven leadership abilities and the ability to work effectively in a team environment

 

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.


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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Vavenby, BC

Vavenby is the ideal backcountry playground, a pleasant place perfectly suited to exploration, adventure and outdoor recreation. This town is situated near nine provincial parks and there are plenty of exceptional spots to snowmobile, hike, swim, boat, and horseback ride. There are numerous campgrounds to choose from for a weekend getaway. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/vavenby-bc
 


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