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Certified Millwrights in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Wed, 2018-07-11 23:05

Certified Millwrights – Manufacturing

These full-time, permanent career opportunities are suited for journeyman millwrights, experienced in performing day to day maintenance in a manufacturing environment (not just shutdowns). The positions are based in High Prairie, Alberta, relocation is required and assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out? If You…

  • Are a Red Seal Millwright who thrives in a fast paced, manufacturing environment offering new challenges each day
  • Are experienced with a wide variety of equipment such as pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics, involved in the manufacturing process
  • Are experienced with preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance
  • Are a team player and driven to never give up until you find a solution to every problem….This role might be for you!

As the ideal candidate you are seeking a career opportunity where your efforts are recognized and career growth is not just a myth. You will also enjoy the benefits of a balanced lifestyle in an area that offers year round activities.

You…

  • Are legally authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have 2 or more years’ experience, in a manufacturing environment (not just shutdowns) and your Interprovincial Red Seal Millwright certification (Must provide a copy)
  • Might also have welding experience and/or certificate in Mig, Tig, Stick, Stainless Steel, Aluminum (considered an asset)
  • Have a ‘Can Do’ attitude and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Thrive in a non-unionized environment, have a proactive approach to continually look for improvement opportunities within the operation
  • Are proficient in the English language (verbal and written)

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

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Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor in Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Wed, 2018-07-11 23:02

Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor – Industrial Production

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in Slave Lake, Alberta and requires relocation to the areaOur client is seeking an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, preferably with a background in OSB forestry production, but experience in other 24 hour industrial production environments may also be considered.

How can you stand out?  Well, If You….

  • Are seeking an exciting change in your career, are exceptionally strong in mechanical / hydraulic systems and have a proven track record in leading a diverse mechanical trades team with the objective of maximizing equipment availability, reliability and uptime, at minimum cost
  • Are an inspiring leader who engages your team and who recognizes each individual’s strengths, ensuring efficient work execution
  • Have a proven track record as an innovative leader who takes great pride in the scheduling, coordinating and directing of maintenance work orders
  • Excel as a ‘boots on the ground’ leader who believes in the value of spending time with your team to maximize plant uptime and production through effective utilization of resources…This role might be for you!

As an essential part of the maintenance team, you thoroughly enjoy leading employees and helping them understand their contribution to the success of a production operation.  You are articulate and a strong motivator who effectively coordinates the availability of facilities and equipment, to be worked on, ensuring efficient work execution through the availability of parts, materials, special tools, equipment and personnel.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a minimum of 4 years supervisory experience in 24×7 industrial production operations
  • Must have a Millwright provincial or interprovincial ticket
  • Are highly effective in motivating your team through the process of change management and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Have excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Are self-motivated with well-developed organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Are computer literate and experienced with CMMS

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

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Sales Representative in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada with AFA Forest Products Inc

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-07-10 06:10
Position: SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Position available at: AFA Forest Products Saskatoon

SALES REPRESENTATIVE
AFA Forest Products is seeking a full-time, highly motivated and experienced Sales Representative for our Saskatoon branch. The AFA Sales Rep will champion all product lines and be responsible for maintaining and developing existing accounts, promote manufacturer’s programs and source new opportunities in the Saskatoon area. This position reports to the General Manager of the Saskatoon branch.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum two years experience, with more strongly preferred
• Knowledge of the building supply industry 
• Strong customer service skills and experience
• Solid team player who partners well with inside and outside sales teams
• Ability to execute market pull-through activities
• Aggressively looks for opportunities to increase sales
• Effective presentation skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Extremely self-motivated
• Microsoft Office

ABOUT AFA FOREST PRODUCTS
AFA is 100% Canadian owned and operated. We are a privately owned company that stretches coast to coast. Our goal is to provide a service unmatched in the distribution industry and to lead the way with innovative products and marketing ideas for the future. AFA prides itself in keeping up with today’s trends and staying at the forefront of the distribution industry. 

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Operations Manager in Terrace, British Columbia, Canada with Skeena Sawmills

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-07-10 01:13

Operations Manager

Job No: 100877

Location: Terrace, BC

·        Exciting opportunity to take use your forestry experience in a key leadership role!

·        Join an industry leader and enjoy real opportunities for growth and development!

·        Receive a competitive salary plus a great host of benefits!

About Skeena Sawmills

Skeena Sawmills Ltd. is a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, with sawmill, forestry, and woodlands operations in Terrace.

With a capacity of approximately 200 million board feet (471,947 m3) of lumber production annually, we are one of the major sawmills in British Columbia producing Hem-fir lumber products for the Pacific Rim and the North American markets.

Customer Satisfaction is our primary focus, and we have established a strong following in the international marketplace for producing high-quality products in a variety of sizes at competitive prices to meet our customer needs.

About Terrace

Situated on the Skeena River, Terrace is a vibrant community of 15,000 residents in Northwest BC and is the service, educational, medical and transportation hub of the region.

Offering affordable housing and year-round recreational opportunities including world class fishing, mountain biking, hiking, hunting, skiing and snowboarding, and snowmobiling, Terrace has something for people of all ages to enjoy. 

Terrace offers all of life's necessary conveniences while maintaining it's small-town roots. Natural beauty combined with a growing community offers a quality of life second to none! 

About the Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager to join our team in Terrace, BC

As a key part of the leadership and management team, you will oversee all aspects of log supply and Woodlands operations to meet resource management and business objectives while achieving compliance with safety, environmental, and other regulatory or legal requirements.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·        Coordinating the daily woodlands operations, focusing on maintaining and optimizing the log flow to the mill

·        Ensure operations are conducted safely and to high environmental standards

·        Managing and directing log supply sourcing and procurement

·        Overseeing all phases of timber development

·        Administrating and managing contracts with a focus on cost, quality, and productivity

·        Coordinating, planning, and scheduling production to achieve log delivery, inventory, and sales targets

·        Assisting with the preparation and implementation of annual operating plans, budgets, and delivery forecasts

In order to qualify for this role, you must be registered, or eligible to register, as an RPF or RFT with the Association of BC Forest Professionals and have a minimum of 5 years of operational and planning experience

You will be a good fit for this role if you have demonstrated safety leadership skills with the ability to identify and reduce risk throughout company operations. Strong organizational and communication skills are a must, as is the ability to work independently. 

Above all, must have an understanding of pertinent regulations and best practices. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career and continue to learn and grow with an industry leader. 

About the Benefits

Upon joining Skeena Sawmills, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, based on your qualifications and experience. You will also enjoy a great range of benefits, including:  

·        Extended Medical and Dental benefits

·        LTD and STD insurance

·        Employer paid RRSP plan

·        Opportunities for development

·        Relocation assistance for the right candidate

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