Maintenance Supervisor
Prince George, BC
Posting ID: 18229
Position Type: Regular/Full-Time
City: Prince George, BC, Canada
Location: Prince George Sawmill (BC11)

Who We Are:
At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.

We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.

You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

Supervisor, Maintenance - Mechanical - Solid Wood

The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven experience in industrial/mechanical maintenance to join our team as a Maintenance - Mechanical Supervisor.

The Role:
The Maintenance Mechanical Supervisor is a key member of the Maintenance Team and as such, is responsible for the supervision of maintenance crews and to ensure work is performed without undue risk.

As the Maintenance Mechanical Supervisor, you will apply your knowledge of processes/equipment and mechanical trades while supervising multi-trade crews engaged in maintenance and project work. With safety as a first priority, you will also coordinate and monitor all aspects of regular maintenance activities.

Key Responsibilities:
Facilitate and promote a safe and positive working environment for all employees
Provide leadership in safe work performance and quality workmanship
Work with the Maintenance Superintendent on maintaining effective cost control programs
Coordinate the planned work of crews to ensure maintenance and production targets are met and quality standards are adhered to
Direction and supervision of maintenance team members in all areas of the plant
Coach, train and support team members to attain optimum results
Supervise in accordance with Canfor Operating System principles

The Candidate:
Has grade 12 or equivalent
Exceptional safe working habits and good working knowledge of WorkSafe BC regulations
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
Prior experience as a Supervisor in industry
Minimum five years journeyperson trade qualification
Computer skills, solid written and verbal communication skills
Preference may be given to those with extensive experience with an electronic based maintenance program

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

Safety comes first.
We succeed when our customers succeed.
We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Prince George, BC
Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit