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Production Worker

Posting ID:      27087
Position Type:    Regular   
City:    Vanderhoof, BC, Canada 
Location:   Plateau


You are a motivated team player who is looking to join our sawmill manufacturing facility. You have a natural ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. This is an Entry-level position with on-the-job training provided to successful candidates. Production employees will have the opportunity to advance quickly to the next wage level/position and grow within your career. If this speaks to you, this opportunity, at our Plateau sawmill, located in Vanderhoof, BC might just be your calling. 


You will be working alongside the best and brightest in the business with an innovative leader in the forest products industry.


The role requires physical and mental stamina, attention to detail and a keen awareness of your surroundings. You will find yourself working alongside conveyor belts, industrial machinery, and mobile equipment.


This may encompass, but is not limited to:

  • Shoveling, lifting, carrying boards and debris with exposure to the elements while contributing to the overall cleanliness of the site.
  • Rotating through various job responsibilities and tasks within your assigned area throughout the manufacturing facility. Review work to ensure accuracy and precision. Adhering to schedules to maintain production timeliness. Apply your knowledge, skills, and experience to analyze, trouble shoot and communicate with your team lead and maintenance to get things back on track.
  • Taking responsibility for contributing to a safe work environment for coworkers, customers, and site visitors.


For this role, you come equipped with:

  • Safety driven mindset
  • Ability to perform repetitive, manual tasks for extended periods of time including piling lumber, standing for long hours, walking, shoveling, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Experience with and/or around machinery and equipment is an asset but not mandatory
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with coworkers
  • High degree of urgency and attention to detail


The hourly rate for this position is: $32.09


Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, the position is eligible to paid leave and Canfor’s health & well-being programs. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized. 


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


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