Manufacturing Manager

Mill Operations

Job Description

Usually reporting to the site manager, the manufacturing manager is responsible for overseeing the safe, efficient and cost-effective production and shipping of forest products. The manufacturing manager is responsible for overseeing the production team, the log yard team and the shipping team. Your work as a manufacturing manager in the forest products industry would also involve constantly monitoring product quality. And at the same time, you need to be focused on cost control. To meet these two, sometimes competing demands, manufacturing managers in the forest products industry have to encourage a culture of innovation. Your career track could see you move into senior managerial positions.

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This job is right for you if...

  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a difference working in a green job
  • You are confident and you see yourself as a leader
  • You have an eye for detail and process
  • You want to work in work boots, not dress shoes

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Most manufacturing managers continue with their education after high school. Many hold bachelor’s degrees from university or college in operations, engineering or business.

University College of the North
Huron University College
University of King’s College

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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