Sawmill Supervisor
at Western Forest Products

Date Posted 2017-09-08

Job Description

As part of the mill management team and reporting to the Production Superintendent, you are a highly motivated individual who will be responsible for safety, employee relations, quality, production, costs, and grade recovery.

The successful candidate will supervise in the Sawmill on a three shift basis and be prepared for other exciting and challenging assignments, particularly as knowledge and experience in the business increases.

Key Accountabilities

Duties and responsibilities may include:

    • Ensure compliance with OH&S Regulations, WFP Policies, Site Rules, and other best practices, with regards to employees and contractors working across the site.

    • Develop, implement and maintain strategies and processes to obtain ongoing and continuous improvement in operational safety.

    • Co-ordinate and manage projects as required, including costing, vendor selection, demolition, installation and start up.

The successful candidate will be a credible self-starter, possess a demonstrable record of continuous improvement and have the capacity to think and work outside of the ‘box’.

Job Requirements

  • A strong understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations for British Columbia and the Collective Agreement are required.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong personal commitment to safe work practices, a sound work ethic, excellent communication skills (both written and oral), working knowledge of Microsoft Office, lumber grading certificate with strong knowledge of coastal grades/species, and supervisory experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting.

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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