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Production Employee - Summer Students

Posting ID:     20159
Position Type:   Summer Student 
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 seeking Summer Students 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 dust and/or chemicals. Candidates must be full-time students and enrolled in high-school (grade 11 or 12) or a Post-Secondary Institution for 2021.


The Role

  • Ensure safety standards are met by following Canfor safe work and lockout procedures
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness in your work area and throughout the mill
  • Train and develop skills in various areas of the mill site
  • Develop strong working relationships with your peers and production team
     

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 individuals with a Level 3 First Aid ticket AND/OR knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process.


The Incentive

The wage for a Production Employee starts at $30.70 per hour based on the collective agreement.


At Canfor, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, MSP coverage, and pension, as well as other benefits as per the collective agreement at each of our mills.

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. 

 

We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent

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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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