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Planer Supervisor in Duncan at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 4/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WFP is currently seeking a Planer Supervisor to join the team at our Cowichan Bay Sawmill located in Duncan, B.C.

As part of the mill management team and reporting to the Superintendent, you are a highly motivated individual who will be responsible for safety, employee relations, quality, production, costs, and grade recovery. A strong understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations for British Columbia and the Collective Agreement are required.

The ideal candidate will have a strong personal commitment to safe work practices, a sound work ethic, excellent communication skills (both written and oral), working knowledge of Microsoft Office, lumber grading certificate with strong knowledge of coastal grades/species, and supervisory experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting.

The successful candidate will supervise in the Planermill on a swing shift basis and be prepared for other exciting and challenging assignments, particularly as knowledge and experience in the business increases.


Job Requirements

Key accountabilities, duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Ensure compliance with OH&S Regulations, WFP Policies, Site Rules, the Collective Agreement (USW) and other best practices, with regards to employees and contractors working across the site.
  • Develop, implement and maintain strategies and processes to obtain ongoing and continuous improvement in operational safety.

To be successful in this position, you are a credible self-starter, possess a demonstrable record of continuous improvement and have the capacity to think and work outside of the ‘box’.

This position will remain open until filled.