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Sawfitter/Sawfiler - WynnWood

Posting ID:      18549
Position Type:    Full Time, Hourly  
City:    Wynndel 
Location:    Wynnwood Sawmill


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.


The Opportunity:
is currently seeking experienced Sawfitters and Sawfilers to join our team. 

The Role:

Our Sawfitters and Sawfilers are dedicated individuals that are responsible for the safe maintenance and repair of all sawfiling equipment at WynnWood Sawmill. They contribute and foster a positive and innovative work environment.

In this role, you will apply your skills to maximize uptime, quality and production.

The Candidate:

  • Sawfitter / Sawfiler experience as well as certification will be considered
  • Completed Sawfiling Trade Certification considered an asset
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Solid background in heavy industry and construction
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work with others to perform all aspects of maintenance activities.
  • The ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work day, afternoon & graveyard shifts
  • Completion of grade 12, a GED or a minimum of 5 years related work experience
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication, enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes would be an asset


When applying for this role, please attach a photo or scanned copy of your Certifications.

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, benefits package and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.


Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.


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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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!

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