West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.
The Sawmill Superintendent will provide leadership, training, and development to supervisors and hourly employees by managing the process flow, resources and work force to meet and exceed established budgets and performance objects.
Provide leadership for the department by being a role model in all and maintaining high standards in areas including safety, working relationships, quality and training
Oversee the day to day operations of the sawmill and maintenance departments
Utilize established performance management system to develop direct reports in the best interest of West Fraser (costs, overtime, absenteeism, employee performance)
Work with operations to improve reliability and maximize equipment availability at the lowest cost to the mill through involvement and understanding of the business
Provide supervisors with the tools and manpower to keep equipment reliable
Develop, implement, monitor and report on systems for: personnel development, system design, cost control and equipment availability
Manage the department cost in an aggressive manner assuring optimum manufacturing unit cost, development and education on key metrics
Effectively communicate goals to the team
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment required
Proven leadership, vision, dedication & ability to mentor a team
Excellent communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills – conflict management, coaching, supportive feedback, and problem solving
Strong mechanical and technical knowledge.
Must be computer literate, including a strong background in MS Office
Strong Organizational and Leadership Skills
Detail and results oriented
Financial planning & budgeting experience
Must complete a background and drug screening
Our highly competitive compensation package includes:
Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays
If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com
Internal Candidates: We encourage you to apply using UltiPro's online application. Please login to your UltiPro account (https://t11.ultipro.ca). In the Menu, select 'My Company' and 'View Opportunities' to view the position description and to submit your online application.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please. West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)