Offres d’emploi

Planer Superintendent

Opérations manufacturières

Date de publication : 27 octobre 2023

Lieu d’emploi : Blue Ridge

Type d’emploi : Alternance travail-études

Début : Immédiatement

Entreprise : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Site Web :

Adresse : PO Box 87, Blue Ridge, Alberta, Canada T0E 0B0

Descriptions d’emploi

West Fraser Blue Ridge Lumber has a current opening for a Planer
Superintendent. Reporting to the General Manager, this position
requires proven supervisory and leadership skills. The Planer
Superintendent will be responsible for all aspects of safety and
production in the planer, dry kilns and shipping departments.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership for the department by being a role model in
    all areas, including safety, working relationships, quality, and
  • Achieve production goals with the highest regard for employee
  • Manage the department’s cost in an expected manner, assuring
    optimum manufacturing unit cost, development, and education on key
  • Effectively communicate goals to the team.
  • Utilize established performance management systems to develop
    direct reports in the best interest of West Fraser (costs,
    overtime, absenteeism, employee performance).
  • Provide supervisors & planners with the tools and people to
    keep equipment reliable.
  • Championing the planer maintenance program

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of five years of industrial supervisory
  • Strong knowledge of maintenance systems
  • Proven leadership, vision, dedication & ability to mentor a
  • Knowledge of lumber quality and drying standards.
  • Financial planning & budgeting experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite.


Located in Alberta, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe, or Blue Ridge have
populations varying from 200 to 10,500. These communities are
located less than 2 hours West of the major City of Edmonton or 3
hours East of the world-renowned Jasper National Park.  These
communities offer affordable housing, recreational and educational
facilities, regular community events, and many activities for the
outdoor enthusiast year-round.  It doesn’t take long to feel
part of our welcoming communities! 

About West Fraser:

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are
listed on the TSX, NYSE and recognized for the tenth time as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people, and strength in

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada,
the United States, and Europe.

West Fraser continues to invest in our manufacturing
facilities to ensure they are modern and competitive. We have a
sustainable forestry practice and continue to innovate our
processes and diversify our products, including investing in

We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride
ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous
development. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers
an excellent compensation package, including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension

West Fraser believes inclusive and diverse teams build a
more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
reflect the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not
discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race,
gender, national origin, or any other protected legal

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opportunities, and more, by visiting us on
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November 8th, 2023

Leadership through safety, profit,
responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in


Conditions d’emploi

  • Expérience minimum : 0 à 1 an
  • Niveau d'éducation minimum : 12e année ou l’équivalent
  • Langue : Anglais

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