Operations Superintendent

Location: Vanderhoof
Closing Date: May 16, 2014


Reporting to the Operations Manager – Vanderhoof Fibre, the Operations Superintendent is responsible for delivery of volumes to meet manufacturing facility needs and Company commitments.  This is a full time position and the successful candidate will be a member of the Forest Management Group. 

Major Duties:

  • Management of a strong staff and contractor workforce, to achieve size, species cost profile targets for Canfor’s manufacturing facilities.
  • Deliver safety results that improve practices and deliver safety leadership within the Canfor’s operations as well as within the forest industry generally.
  • Facilitate delivery of appropriate volume to meet manufacturing facility needs while driving improvements to Canfor’s supply chain strategy.   
  • Participate in the development of annual budgets and rolling monthly outlook projections to achieve cost targets.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of commitment to continuous improvement initiatives by implementing cost effective management processes and actively participating in the Canfor Operating System deployment strategies
  • Ensuring that all activities are conducted in compliance with Canfor’s Mission Statement, Environmental Policy, Forestry Principles and Environmental Management System
  • Participate and lead initiatives to grow / improve Canfor’s business and customer relationships.
  • Providing and supporting a positive atmosphere for personal, professional and team development.


The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Minimum of 10 years forestry experience
  • University Degree or Technical Diploma
  • Excellent leadership, communication and project management skills, with an ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies
  • Excellent computer skills and related software knowledge including forestry applications
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license 

Interested applicants should submit their resumes by 4:00 pm May 16, 2014 to the following:

Mark Todd
Human Resources
Forest Management Group
Fax: 250-962-3266        
Email:   mark.todd@canfor.com

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