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Posting ID:      18180
Position Type:    Full Time, Hourly
City:    Wynndel, BC 
Location:    Wynnwood


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent


Job Summary:

The Buyer/Receiver is responsible for identifying, negotiating, procuring, and administering agreements for materials, services, projects, major maintenance, and inventory management for the optimum benefit for Canfor.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Maintenance Planner for processing requisitions, and inventory requirements
  • Responsible for the warehouse and the functions of purchasing, receiving, inventory counts, storage, and deliveries
  • Communicate with vendors and accounts payable to ensure timely delivery of parts and accurate processing of invoices
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships and professionalism with vendors and suppliers
  • Tracking and reporting weekly spending within the departments
  • Provide the Maintenance Superintendent with the required reports for planning and scheduling maintenance activities
  • Responsible for the accuracy of tax codes on all purchase orders issued for accurate accounting.



  • Proven ability to work as a team player and able to work flexible hours
  • Accounting experience will be considered an asset
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in purchasing and asset management, or with related experience
  • Good aptitude with computers, experience with purchasing/asset control software and MS Office
  • Strong writing and good verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • Mechanical aptitude, and good analytical and mathematical skills


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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Wynndel, BC
Known as the gateway to Kootenay Lake, Wynndel provides residents with a quaint village lifestyle as well as an exceptional quality of life. Overlooking the Creston Valley and the Kootenay River, residents are able to enjoy numerous outdoor activities throughout the year. Wynndel is also only a short drive from Creston, the hub of the Creston Valley, and home to the College of the Rockies campus, the Columbia Brewery, the Thunder Cats hockey team and more! For more information, visit



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