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Production Employee - Hiring Pool

Posting ID:  17321
Job Title: Production Employee - Hiring Pool
Category: General Labour
Location: Plateau Sawmill


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 seeking Production Employees to join our team. We are looking for candidates who are interested in a growth opportunity in a production environment who will train in various areas of the mill site. This position involves manual labour and possible exposure to dusts and/or chemicals.

 

Hiring Pool Guidelines:

A Hiring Pool is a group of pre-qualified candidates who have been assessed and are ready to be reviewed by hiring managers. Once you've applied and after screening is completed, you will receive an email notification confirming whether or not your application was successfully screened in. You may be contacted to complete further assessments. Hiring pools are a tool to streamline the recruitment experience for both hiring managers and applicants. When a position becomes available, Canfor Human Resources will work with the hiring manager to match assessed and qualified candidates to the opportunity.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work day, afternoon & graveyard shifts in labor and production roles
  • Completion of grade 12, a GED or a minimum of 5 years related work experience, or equivalent training (eg. OFA3, grading ticket, trade, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset

 

The Candidate

  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work shiftwork
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Positive attitude and a self-starter
  • Able to work in an environment that may include exposure to weather, dust, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, and noise.

 

Preference may be given to those with a Level 3 First Aid ticket.


 

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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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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