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Maintenance Supervisor


Castlegar, BC V1N 2M9
31 May 2017
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Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Supervisor for our sawmill in Castlegar, BC. The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for the maintenance of the mill equipment and the supervision of the maintenance crew while providing professional service and ensuring a safe working environment.

What You’ll Do

? Manage safety first – lead by example, operate to the highest standards and conform to all regulations.

? Lead through continued and frequent interaction with Maintenance Trades staff.

? Set and communicate direction to the maintenance crew.

? Ensure quality of maintenance work performed.

? Effectively manage the work management system to minimize interruptions to the continuous operation of the sawmill, planer mill, and kilns.

? Oversee machine centre performance (mechanical/electrical).

? Conduct performance reviews and schedule vacation for maintenance crew.

? Ensure that the Maintenance group provides prompt, efficient and quality focused service to the production department.

? Manage, understand and work within departmental spending and budgets

? Develop, plan and implement work plans.

? Research/order spare parts.

What You Offer

? Post-secondary education is preferred

? Journeyman level millwright or equivalent is preferred

? Experience and/or in depth knowledge of the saw filing trade

? Familiarity with Work Safe BC regulations required

? Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in an industrial setting, maintenance supervision is preferred

? Ability to work various maintenance shifts

? Previous experience with computerized Maintenance Management Systems would be an asset

? Strong leadership and organizational skills

? Strong business focus

? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment

? Detail/results oriented

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.



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We're strategic, fact-based and driven

With operations across North America and customers around the globe, Interfor is now one of the world's largest lumber providers. With annual capacity of 2.4 billion board feet from world-class facilities, we serve the needs of customers, strengthen local economies and build value for our employees and our shareholders. And now we're embarking on a bold new vision, capitalizing on opportunity and growing into an even more robust future.


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