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Production Coordinator in Chemainus at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products' Value Added division is currently recruiting for a Production Coordinator to join their operation.

Reporting to the Division’s Manager, you are a highly-motivated individual who will be responsible for coordinating and evaluating the reman programs. This involves working closely with marketing, manufacturing, and accounting to ensure that programs meet the requirements of our sales program and are optimizing returns to the mill. Among your peers, you are considered to be a team-player who can work well in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. You are experienced in wood products manufacturing and have a demonstrated ability to multi-task, react to changing conditions and excel under the pressure of deadlines.


  • Assess and schedule Kilns, Planer and Resaw activities
  • Produce detailed work orders
  • Work with supplying mills to meet shipping schedules and provide timely feedback on completed processing
  • Manage the Division order file to ensure on spec, on time deliveries
  • Maintain visibility of selling opportunities / issues



Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Post secondary degree in Business, Accounting, Wood Products Processing or Forestry related field
  • Lumber grading and/or tally ticket certification
  • Experience working as a production coordinator in a sawmill manufacturing environment
  • Experience in quality control, sawmill or planer supervision is preferred


Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies

  • Intermediate experience with MS Office, including Word & Excel