Sawmill Supervisor

Location: Fort St. John, BC
Closing Date: Open until filled

General:

Reporting to the Sawmill Superintendent, you will be responsible for leading a team to achieve and exceed key performance indicator (KPI) targets in safety, quality, cost control, delivery, and employee engagement.  

Major Duties:

As a member of the Fort St John team, you will:

  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring the team follows all policies, procedures, practices and Occupational Health & Safety regulations
  • Address unsafe conditions as required
  • Identify opportunities to improve and look for 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 the timely implementation of key Corporate and operational initiatives

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Safe work habits and a working knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety regulations
  • Working knowledge of web-based computer applications and Microsoft Office
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven leadership abilities and the ability to work effectively in a team environment

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application to:   

Tracey Byam, CHRP
Human Resources Manager
Canfor – Fort St John
Fax: (250) 787-3622
Email: tracey.byam@canfor.com


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