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Maintenance Supervisor

Posting ID:     18908
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Vanderhoof, BC, Canada 
Location:   Plateau (BC06) 


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  

 

The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven experience in industrial maintenance to join our team as a Maintenance Supervisor.

The Role:

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor is a key member of the Maintenance Team and, as such, is responsible for the supervision of maintenance crews and to ensure work is performed without undue risk. The focus of this role, will be on coaching/developing employees to achieve cost effective results in accordance with safety procedures, as well as constructively directing them to optimize their performance. Another key part of this role will be to plan out the daily, weekly and monthly maintenance work functions.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide leadership in safety, quality, cost, delivery and employee engagement
  • Provide direction and support to reports and foster a highly effective working relationship with all employees
  • Develop and achieve targets in safety, quality, cost, and delivery
  • Ensure the preventative maintenance program is developed and followed and that cost targets are within budget
  • Coordinate the planned work of crews to ensure both maintenance and production targets are met and quality standards are adhered to
  • Maintain high standards of work performance and correct behaviour as required

 

The Candidate:

  • A strong commitment to safety
  • Proven experience as a Supervisor in industry
  • Background in industry and substantial maintenance experience
  • Proven leadership skills coupled with ability to effectively manage people in a team environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • Knowledge of an electronic based maintenance program would be an asset
  • Strong organizational skills with the desire to accept the challenge of working in continually changing internal and external business conditions
  • An interprovincial trade qualification would be considered an asset

 

 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application no later than 4:00pm PST on March 6th, 2020.


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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Vanderhoof, BC

Vanderhoof is a close-knit community with impressive scenery and a surplus of wilderness retreats, and is a perfect fit for those who love the outdoors. There are hundreds of hiking trails and easy access to fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, and wilderness viewing. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/vanderhoof


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