Production Coordinator Trainee
at Western Forest Products

Date Posted 2017-08-26

Job Description

Western Forest Products is offering a Production Coordinator - Manufacturing Program.

The objective of this program is to identify, train and develop the future leaders of our Company. Individuals selected for this opportunity will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their strengths, aspirations, drive, and capability to learn and advance within the organization. Production Coordinator Trainees will be placed in a number of roles with the objective of learning the various elements of the business, but also to assess their suitability for advancement within the organization, and a career path designed to optimize your leadership capabilities in manufacturing production and optimization for your career development and the needs of the business.

The Production Coordinator Trainee is a leadership role in Manufacturing. This is a pivotal role providing the analysis and forecasting for sawmill production. In this highly visible role you will work closely with manufacturing GM’s and Operations Managers, act as a key advisor and delivers cut programs to drive highest margin returns and best results for our customers.

This role interfaces with leaders from sales/marketing, log supply, finance and manufacturing and requires a well-developed business acumen and strong analytical aptitude. Amongst your peers, you are considered a team player who works well in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. You have a demonstrated ability to multi-task, respond to changing condition and excel under the pressure of deadlines.

Successful candidates may be assigned to multiple locations on the east and west side of Southern Vancouver Island.

Job Requirements

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Masters Degree in Commerce, Management or similar business degree. This may be an ideal role for a recent MBA graduate.
  • Post-secondary degree in Wood Products Processing, Forestry, Engineering or Business Administration, or a combination of relevant education and lumber manufacturing experience,

Job Snapshot

About Us

Get ready to grow your career with a company that invests in your success – welcome to Western Forest Products! An industry-leading organization providing high-quality wood products and sustainable forest management, we proudly serve customers throughout more than 25 countries worldwide. Headquartered in British Columbia, we have the largest investment in Coastal manufacturing with seven sawmills and two remanufacturing facilities and a reputation for high quality products.

With a corporate climate that is rich in innovation, leadership, and tremendous professional potential, Western Forest Products is pleased to present a variety of impactful, rewarding career paths with a proven track record for success. We are committed to giving back to those who give so much at work every day. Perks of our employment package include robust training, excellent starting pay, comprehensive benefits, and continuous career support.

Our current employment openings include positions for:

  • Engineers
  • Accountants
  • Equipment Operators
  • HR & Payroll Staff
  • Forest Professionals
  • Millwrights
  • IT Application Developers

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