Operations Supervisor

Date Posted: November 08, 2017
Job Location: Blue Ridge
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: PO Box 87, Blue Ridge, Alberta, Canada T0E 0B0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company that is listed on the TSX. Rated as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers five years in a row, we are a growing
company looking for talented people to be part of our team. West
Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. We are looking
for an individual interested in a long-term career with us. The
successful candidate should be interested in future growth
opportunities within the company. We offer an excellent
compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent
benefits, an outstanding pension plan and relocation package.

The Woodland’s Team at our Blue Ridge Lumber division has an
immediate opening for a highly motivated, professional to fill the
role of:



Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Operations
Supervisor will be part of a team with responsibilities for all
aspects of forest operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise harvesting, hauling and related operations
  • Ensure that production, quality, environmental and legal
    requirements are met in a safe and cost effective manner
  • Contract management, contractor supervision, liaison with
    government officials and coordination with planning and

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered
    Professional Forester Tech (RPFT) designation for Alberta (or be
    eligible and willing to earn this designation)
  • Be a dynamic, career-minded individual
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be highly motivated with proven organizational skills

Blue Ridge is located near the growing, family-friendly
community of Whitecourt, Alberta, and a short one and half hour
drive from Edmonton. The area offers excellent year round
recreational activities.  Our mill and forest operations form
an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to
employees and families that live in the Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and
Blue Ridge areas. To learn more visit: http://woodlands.ac.ca
If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in
confidence, online through our website at www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English