Production Supervisor

Location: Chetwynd, BC
Closing Date: May 9, 2014


Reporting to the Finishing Superintendent you will be responsible to lead a team to achieve and exceed key performance indicators (KPI) in safety, quality, cost, delivery, and employee engagement.  The successful candidate will accomplish these team goals while ensuring compliance with all safety regulations and company policies.  

Major Duties:

As a member of the Chetwynd team you will:

  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring your team follows all policies, procedures and WorksafeBC regulations
  • Address unsafe conditions as required
  • Ensure safety, quality, cost, delivery, and employee engagement targets are met and timely action is taken when targets are not met
  • Identify opportunities to improve safety, quality, and employee engagement as well as opportunities to reduce cost, while safely meeting production targets
  • Coach, train and support team members to maximize performance
  • Foster a culture of open communication with employees in all departments and at all levels
  • Engage all employees to provide valuable input into work processes and systems
  • Ensure timely implementation of key Corporate and Operational initiatives
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement 


The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Safe work habits and a working knowledge of WorksafeBC and OH&S regulations
  • Working knowledge of web-based computer applications and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven Leadership abilities and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Lumber grading ticket would be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license

Preference may be given to those with sawmill or planer experience.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to the following by May 9, 2014:

Grace Cox
Human Resources Manager
Canfor – Chetwynd
Fax: (250) 788-4310

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