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3rd or 4th Class Power Engineer in Northern Alberta, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Thu, 2018-01-11 03:20

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in northern Alberta, near the Athabasca Region, and therefore requires relocation to the area. Our client is an industry leader, offering very competitive wages, relocation assistance and health benefits.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are a career minded, 3rd Class Power Engineer (a strong 4th Class, will also be considered), with hands on operational experience, preferably within the forestry industry, seeking an exciting permanent, full-time career opportunity with an employer who values its people, takes pride in success and aims to be different
  • If your track record indicates your operational expertise and skills to be in the top 10% in your field and you are eager to be part of an excellent team, we’d love to hear from you
  • If you have been fortunate to enjoy career experiences, involving ‘cradle to grave’ opportunities, we’d also like to hear from you
  • Are seeking a work/life balance where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities, year-round…This role might be for you!

Are you ready to make a difference? If so, contact us today!

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have your 3rd or 4th Class Power Engineer certificate; experience from within forestry, would be ideal
  • Have excellent knowledge of cost control, principles, practices and techniques of power plant operation and the maintenance of associated equipment
  • Have good command of the English language (written and oral) and take pride in running a safe and efficient operation

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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Forester Woodlands Supervisor in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Thu, 2018-01-11 03:18

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Alberta and requires someone with the forestry education and experience in planning harvesting areas, including road layout and construction. Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are eligible to obtain Regulated Forestry Professional status in Alberta
  • Have several years of experience as an Area / Woodlands Supervisor and have been accountable for the planning and approval of harvesting areas including road layout and construction, silviculture and post-harvest programs, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all operations comply with government regulations
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering an active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the Woodlands team, you are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Your proven track record related to planning, goal setting and ensuring operations comply with government regulations has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a degree from a post-secondary education program accredited by CFAB (Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board)
  • Have technical forestry and logging related skills and a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office

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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Account Executive in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

Tue, 2018-01-09 01:10

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity

The Account Executive will be responsible for supporting the sales team in the design, development and adoption of sales strategies within Canfor. Supporting various functions within the sales team, The Account Executive will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure key objectives and sales targets are met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding sales targets with key strategic customers
  • Responsive to customers’ needs and follow through on all aspects of request, both written and verbal
  • Gathers and maintain accurate market intelligence information and maintain database of required sales material including current programs and initiatives
  • Actively communicates customer demand and trends daily amongst the sales team
  • Provides support to the sales team and account managers in the effective provisioning of sales programs and services
  • Processes invoices and expense reports, ensuring accuracy of account codes and authorizations, while assisting in the compilation of departmental budgets
  • Direct liaison with sales/production team to ensure order files are maintained
  • Active participation in sales meetings, trade shows and special projects
  • Ensures notification procedures for all new client relationships are followed and recorded.

Education & Experience

  • 1-3 years sales & marketing work or related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree/diploma in Wood Products and Sales and Marketing or a related field

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Prioritization skills and responsiveness to sales team needs
  • Demonstrated ability to execute results against strategy and meet deadlines
  • Basic computer literacy skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and willingness to learn new systems
  • Detailed understanding of wood products manufacturing and construction lumber
  • Self-motivation and ability to undertake new challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic


Closing date for applications: Friday, January 19th, 2018


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook for Canfor news, career opportunities, and upcoming events!

Vancouver, BC

The city of Vancouver is both a natural beauty and a progressive urban centre, a rare place on earth that is idyllic and electric all at once. With one of Canada’s mildest climates, Vancouver is ideally suited for those devoted to outdoor pursuits, health and wellness. Along with its endless supply of fresh air and clean water, Vancouver also boasts countless choices for culturally diverse, world-class cuisine and an inventory of arts and entertainment events. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/vancouver

 

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Natural Resource Specialist in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada with Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

Wed, 2018-01-03 07:07

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Smithers, BC

Natural Resource Specialist

Salary $55,601.52 -$69,445.80 annually, plus $32.89 bi-weekly Isolation Allowance
 
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) via REQ 47177
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification

Join a dynamic team of natural resource professionals dedicated to protecting BC's natural splendour

FrontCounter BC provides a range of services to the public and to other government agencies involved in utilizing and managing Crown land and natural resources. FrontCounter BC assists clients by coordinating access to tenures, permits, licenses, Crown land sales and grants for all the natural resource sector agencies. FrontCounter BC is a single window service for businesses and individual citizens seeking information and/or authorizations to utilize Crown natural resources. FrontCounter BC staff help navigate the application process from start to finish.

The Natural Resource Specialist provides front line service, based on full knowledge of various Natural Resource Agency and other agency’s legislation, regulations, policies and procedures to clients of the provincial government’s natural resource agencies. You will evaluate complex applications and prepare the application report package for further review and decision. In offices without a Senior Natural Resource Specialist, this position may be required to be the team lead for the program, provide supervision, advanced expertise, project management and leadership within the FrontCounter BC office. You possess the ability to draw conclusions on complex technical issues, using advanced analytical reasoning and judgement skills. You have strong written and oral communication skills, exercising professionalism, tact and diplomacy to industry clients, external agencies and management.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in a resource management related field.

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area.  (e.g., Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC).  Note: immediately eligible is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from another Canadian jurisdiction within 6 months of employment with the Ministry.

     

    For more information including how to apply online by January 30, 2018, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=47312

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Chain Saw Operators - Logging in Hanwell, New Brunswick, Canada with Canadian Forest Resources Ltd

Wed, 2017-12-27 23:55

Canadian Forest Resources Ltd is hiring 8 full-time Chain Saw Operators in Hanwell, New Brunswick.

Employment conditions: Day, Weekend

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Chainsaw operation training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Logging

Selective cutting

Specific Skills

Operate chainsaw to fell, delimb and buck trees

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

Safety equipment/gear

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel regularly; Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

Work Location Information

Staff accommodation provided; Remote location

Personal Suitability

Team player; Dependability

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Manager - Forest Carbon Modeling in San Francisco, California, United States with Bluesource, LLC

Thu, 2017-12-14 21:40

About the Organization:
    
Founded in 2001, Bluesource is North America’s leading carbon marketing, finance, and project development firm. In its 16 years of operation, Bluesource has established the largest portfolio of carbon projects and credits in North America, with over a dozen project types located in nearly every U.S. state and Canadian province, and over 30 million credits sold to compliance and voluntary market buyers. Bluesource is headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in San Francisco, Calgary, and Toronto.     

About the Position:
    
Bluesource seeks a Manager of Forest Carbon Modeling to play a leading role in the Bluesource forestry team’s carbon modeling efforts and support business development in the forest carbon space. The successful candidate will have the unique mix of technical and practical skills necessary to both carry out the quantitative analyses central to forest carbon project development and clearly articulate the processes by which such quantification was executed. Day-to-day responsibilities will cover a broad spectrum of activities ranging from optimizing project baselines, to leading field verifications, to presenting project details to stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be at home in the office and in the woods. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically skilled professional seeking a dynamic position in the center of the forest carbon market. 
 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a combination of the following qualifications: 
    
   • 2 or more years of professional experience in forest carbon-related field 
   • Advanced knowledge of forest carbon policy, carbon protocols (compliance and voluntary), and carbon accounting standards 
   • Master’s degree or PhD in forestry or another applicable scientific discipline 
   • Expertise with forest modeling using FVS and/or other growth and yield programs 
   • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and ArcGIS (remote sensing 
   experience a plus) 
   • Proficient in R, Stata, or other statistical packages 
   • Experience in forest biometrics and statistical analysis 
   • Experience in forest inventory, management plan, and harvest plan design 
   • Expertise in project management and ability to coordinate among various stakeholders 
   • Profession Forester credentials a plus 
   • Experience working in a variety of North American forest types a plus 
 

Miscellaneous:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 
    
   • Advise clients on, and lead multi-disciplinary teams in, the design and implementation of forest carbon offset projects 
   • Lead forest carbon modeling efforts for both voluntary and compliance offset projects 
   • Develop project and baseline harvest prescriptions while optimizing credit generation 
   • Perform statistical analyses and database management of forest inventories 
   • Draft carbon project documentation 
   • Respond to verifier, registry, and CA ARB findings/questions 
   • Compare financial returns of various forest management strategies 
   • Maintain project timelines and meet strict deadlines 
   • Manage third-party inventory execution and lead field audit 

The position will preferably be located in San Francisco, CA, though remotely based  candidates will be considered. 

 

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Heavy Duty Mechanic in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada with Downie Timber Ltd

Mon, 2017-12-11 05:07

Heavy duty repairs on equipment from small skid steers to track dozers and forestry machinery. 

Must have minimum third year apprenticeship completed in a recognized Canadian Red Seal program for Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic. 

Work will include the ability to work shift work - no weekend work.

Shifts are 8 hours per day.

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Inventory Forester in Western Canada, British Columbia, Canada with Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:27

Job Title: Inventory Forester
Job Location: Western Canada
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental and forestry consulting company located in British Columbia’s Central Interior and the Okanagan. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our clients, our community and our environment.

Ecora is continuing to expand our Resource Inventory services in both Canadian and international markets, and is currently seeking experienced air photo interpreters who will report to the team lead in Prince George, BC. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is an opportunity to grow with an established, dynamic company in a great team environment.

As an integral member of our Resource Inventory team, you will be responsible for assisting inventory staff complete all aspects of forest inventory projects throughout the province of British Columbia and other regions.

The position includes work in both field and office environments. The field activities involve field calibration sample planning, establishment and reporting. The office activities include project planning, and photo interpretation and delineation to appropriate provincial inventory and company standards. Both work environments require compliance with our comprehensive occupational health and safety program, producing quality work on budget and on time, communicating effectively, and working collaboratively with fellow staff and clients. The position will include periodic travel to Prince George if the position is filled elsewhere.

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • BC VRI air photo interpretation certificate in good standing
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) and clean driving record
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • The ability to view images in stereo / 3-dimensions and in colour is mandatory
  • Proficient in computer use, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in forest inventory, using digital imagery

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with British Columbia’s Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)
  • Registration with a professional association (e.g. ABCFP) is preferred but not required
  • Experience with Python and SQL programming languages
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Mechanical Team Leader - Industrial Manufacturing in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:55

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Alberta and therefore, requires relocation to the area. Our client is seeking a highly experienced Mechanical Team Leader, preferably with a background in forestry; experience in other industrial production environments may also be considered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are seeking an exciting change in your career and are exceptionally strong in both your mechanical knowledge and your ability to lead your mechanical trades team with the objective of maximizing equipment availability, reliability and uptime, at minimum cost
  • Are a leader who inspires and 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 mill 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 5 years supervisory experience in a 24x7 continuous production operation
  • Are a Journeyman Millwright or a Mechanical Engineer
  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year

Required experience:

  • industrial manufacturing supervisory: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • Journeyman Millwright or Mechanical Engineering
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Forester Woodlands Supervisor in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:51

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Alberta and requires someone with the forestry education and experience in planning harvesting areas, including road layout and construction. Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are eligible to obtain Regulated Forestry Professional status in Alberta
  • Have several years of experience as an Area / Woodlands Supervisor and have been accountable for the planning and approval of harvesting areas including road layout and construction, silviculture and post-harvest programs, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all operations comply with government regulations
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering an active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages... This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the Woodlands team, you are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Your proven track record related to planning, goal setting and ensuring operations comply with government regulations has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a degree from a post-secondary education program accredited by CFAB (Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board)
  • Have technical forestry and logging related skills and a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Forestry / Woodlands Supervisory: 3 years
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Human Resources Manager - Chaleur Sawmills in Belledune, New Brunswick, Canada with Jennifer Murray Consulting

Thu, 2017-10-26 22:43

Chaleur Sawmills, based in Belledune NB, is the result of a dream and the work of four local entrepreneurs, who along with a group of dedicated employees, built the company from its inception in 1994. Completely automated, the sawmill produces 172 million board feet per year, with raw material from both private wood lots and crown land.  The lumber is marketed throughout North America, with the majority destined for the US Eastern Seaboard, by rail, and distributed by truck to the New England States and Canada.  Chaleur Sawmills employs close to 200 people on the site.

The Sawmill is seeking a Human Resources Manager to join their team.  If you are looking for an opportunity that offers variety and the ability to wear many influential hats; where each day being different from the next; and are known as a versatile individual that has the ability to multitask, prioritize and lead a department, this opportunity may be exactly the challenge that you are seeking.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the President and working collaboratively with the broader leadership team, the HR Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective implementation and management of all aspects of the Human Resources function.  The Manager will contribute the success of the business by developing, implementing and executing short- and long-term HR strategies, plans, policies and programs to support the strategic objectives and continued growth of the sawmill.   S/he also plays a significant role in coaching and advising business leaders on all human resources topics and best practice strategies.

This leader will implement improved people strategies around employee engagement including but not limited to employee relations, performance management, workforce planning, change management, training and development, driving excellence to ensure the organization’s success, now and in the future.

The ideal candidate is comfortable at a senior level, supporting organizational direction and equally comfortable with a hand-on approach, with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to influence and interact with all levels of employees and leaders.   S/he is a trusted advisor, resourceful, and adaptable, skilled in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, developing policy, and building and implementing HR transformation initiatives. As a natural coach and mentor, s/he is capable of being in the trenches to delivering value-added HR solutions at the senior leadership table.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sociology, Psychology, or an equivalent related field; or equivalent education and experience in the field of human resources; 
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is a strong asset;
  • Minimum five (5) years’ progressive experience in multiple HR disciplines (i.e. employee relations, performance management, coaching, recruitment, compensation & benefits, etc.);
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working within a manufacturing environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to establish effective working relationships, lead, motivate, coach, mentor and resolve conflicts;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with discretion and professionalism;
  • Solid working, up-to-date knowledge of Canadian legislation and HR compliance;
  • Knowledgeable in HR policies and procedures, benefits and compensation, HRIS/ Payroll systems, and full-cycle recruitment;
  • Proficient in the use of HR Information Systems and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Lead and manager disability and attendance management programs.
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Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administrator in Langley, British Columbia, Canada with West Bay Forest Products Ltd

Thu, 2017-10-12 09:48

West Bay Forest Products Ltd. located in Langley, BC is currently looking for a full-time Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administrator to join our Accounting Department.  The position will be reporting directly to the company controller.

Highlights of qualifications:
• Previous Accounts Receivable and Payroll experience
• Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Logical and good with numbers and data details

Accounts Receivable Clerk Job Duties:
• Handles full cycle of Accounts Receivable for both Canadian and USA companies;
• Generates invoices using Lisa Lumber system and MS Excel;
• Processes invoices into MS Dynamic accounting software;
• Sets up new customer accounts in both Lisa and Great Plains;
• Conducts credit check on new customers;
• Obtains credit insurance coverage on new customer accounts and applies for increasing    credit insurance limit coverage for existing customer accounts if needed (for big sales orders);
• Reviews A/R aging report;
• Downloads payment cheques from Lockbox;
• Makes cash deposits to the bank;
• Processes cash receipts and bank deposits into MS Dynamic Great Plains;
• Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales;
• Tracks and maintains petty cash accounts for both Canadian and US companies.

Payroll Administrator Job Duties:
• Processes payroll for Canadian and US Companies  
• Verifies employee hours from time-tracking system and other payroll information;
• Processes and reviews payroll information through third-party online payroll systems (ADP    online/ Payworks);
• Coordinates and cross-checks eligibility with Controller on all benefit accounts and confirms that corresponding deductions are accurate;
• Maintains all benefit premium payments accurately and keeps company accounts with third-party providers up-to-date;
• Verifies year-end tax forms including T4s, W2s and all other regulatory reporting;
• Assists Corporate Controller in the preparation of year-end audit working papers and any payroll  audit inquiries;
• Maintains reconciliations for all payroll liability accounts with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)  payroll accounts, Department of Revenue WA State, WA State Department of L&I, Workers’  Compensation, and any associated benefits accounts;
• Coordinates with the Corporate Controller to ensure cash flow funding for each payroll is     available in the applicable country and bank account;
• Calculates and posts journal entries for payroll and employee benefit plans for each pay-period, and month-end accruals as needed in Great Plains
• Primary contact for the company’s payroll and WCB accounts and inquiries from staff.

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada with A1 Truss (2002) Ltd

Mon, 2017-10-02 04:47

A1 Truss (2002) Ltd, Surrey, BC requires a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for their wood working unit located at #4, 10619, Timber land Rd, Surrey, BC, V3V 3T3.

No of position: 1 (Fulltime and permanent)
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related engineering discipline
Experience: 2-3 years experience
Language: English (oral and written)

Duties:
• Supervise and inspect the installation, modification of mechanical systems at wood working unit
• Develop maintenance standards, schedules and program and provide guidance to maintenance crew
• Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems and resolve the same.

Canadian citizen / Permanent resident preferred.

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Forestry Information Systems Manager in Home Office, British Columbia, Canada with Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd

Thu, 2017-09-28 07:23

JOB PURPOSE:

The Manager, Forestry Information Systems provides leadership within the Forest Management structure and is responsible to manage development, provide support, and oversee maintenance of forestry business and GIS applications to ensure alignment with Corporate and Business goals.  Working closely with IT managers, the Manager, Forestry Information Systems is responsible to further the integration of forestry systems within the corporate IT structure and as a member of the IT Center of Excellence (CoE) the Manager, Forestry Information Systems is a champion of the forestry use of the corporate ERP system.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the development, implementation, and use of the Trimble integrated software solutions for forestry and business management within corporate policies and procedures and provincial forest acts and regulations across Canada.
  • Provide Forestry Business leadership for the implementation and integration of the forestry information systems with SAP.
  • Develop and adapt long and mid-term strategic goals and manage their conversion to operation plans within approved budgets.
  • Manage multi-discipline project teams, negotiate and manage both support and development contracts and contractors.
  • Be the Canadian Forestry member of the CoE and the Subject Matter Expert for Canadian Logs.
  • Develop and implement policies and standards for operations and security of business systems within Canadian forestry. Monitor compliance and work in conjunction with LP Corporate security and Internal Audit staff.
  • In conjunction with the LP IT Edge Applications Manager, manage the Forestry and IT team developing and supporting Canadian forestry business solutions.
  • Lead both geographic and database analysis and design across the region. Provide support and direction to divisional, regional and site GIS staff and system users.
  • Lead training and development of users and divisional business staff in close consultation with managers and jointly with the Forestry COE Analyst.
  • Coordinate with regional staff to assess system utilization and assist in workflow development.
  • Provide leadership for the GIS User Group to advance GIS use and evaluate emerging and current technology.
  • Company representative to local, regional and national GIS user group training and education
  • Assist in the supervision of site GIS staff training and performance management.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop strategic objectives and communications in alignment with the Corporate, Business, & IT strategy.
  • Experience with implementing business systems, reporting tools and applying technology to solve business problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated business solutions, relational databases, and geographic system design and development.
  • Knowledge of provincial forest practices, contract and accounting needs.
  • Knowledge of distributed network software administration.
  • Demonstrated application development skills.
  • Knowledge of current supervisory and management techniques.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of internal and external groups.
  • Strong time management skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, GIS, Forestry, or related field.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in integrated forestry systems, GIS, or computer/database administration in positions of increasing leadership responsibility.
  • Experience with Trimble Forestry, SAP, or other Forestry and Business ERP systems required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Office and location environment.
  • Travel required to all facilities
  • Flexible work schedule may be required to work with sites, contractors, or to implement enhancements when system usage is minimized                    

 

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NATIONAL GIS MANAGER in Home Office, British Columbia, Canada with Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd

Thu, 2017-09-28 07:23

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.
 
LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. 

Job Purpose:

The National GIS Manager provides leadership within the Forest Management structure and is responsible to manage development, provide support, and oversee maintenance of forestry business and GIS applications to ensure alignment with Corporate and Business goals.  Working closely with IT managers, the National GIS Manager is responsible to further the integration of forestry systems within the corporate IT structure and as a member of the IT Center of Excellence (CoE) the National GIS Manager is a champion of the forestry use of the corporate ERP system.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and adapt long and mid-term strategic goals and manage their conversion to operation plans within approved budgets.
  • Manage the development, implementation, and use of integrated software solutions for forestry and business management within corporate policies and procedures and provincial forest acts and regulations across Canada.
  • Provide Forestry Business leadership for the implementation and integration of the forestry information systems with SAP.
  • Manage multi-discipline project teams, negotiate and manage both support and development contracts and contractors.
  • Be the Canadian Forestry member of the CoE and the Subject Matter Expert for Canadian Logs.
  • Develop and implement policies and standards for operations and security of business systems within Canadian forestry. Monitor compliance and work in conjunction with LP Corporate security and Internal Audit staff.
  • In conjunction with the LP IT Edge Applications Manager, manage the Forestry and IT team developing and supporting Canadian forestry business solutions.
  • Lead both geographic and database analysis and design across the region. Provide support and direction to divisional, regional and site GIS staff and system users.
  • Lead training and development of users and divisional business staff in close consultation with managers and jointly with the Forestry COE Analyst.
  • Coordinate with regional staff to assess system utilization and assist in workflow development.
  • Provide leadership for the GIS User Group to advance GIS use and evaluate emerging and current technology.
  • Company representative to local, regional and national GIS user group training and education
  • Assist in the supervision of site GIS staff training and performance management.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop strategic objectives and communications in alignment with the Corporate, Business, & IT strategy.
  • Experience with implementing business systems, reporting tools and applying technology to solve business problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated business solutions, relational databases, and geographic system design and development.
  • Knowledge of provincial forest practices, contract and accounting needs.
  • Knowledge of distributed network software administration.
  • Demonstrated application development skills.
  • Knowledge of current supervisory and management techniques.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of internal and external groups.
  • Strong time management skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science or related field. 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in GIS, integrated forestry systems, or computer/database administration in positions of increasing leadership responsibility.
  • Experience with Trimble/Cengea Forestry, SAP, or other Forestry and Business ERP systems desired.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Position to be located at any of our Canadian facilities
  • Office and location environment.
  • Travel required to all facilities 
  • Flexible work schedule may be required to work with contractors or to implement enhancements when system usage is minimized  
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