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 for ten years, 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 individuals interested in a long-term career with us. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Our Pacific Inland Resources Division, in Smithers, BC, has opportunities for:ENTRY LEVEL PRODUCTION/ MILL CLEANUP
Reporting directly to the Department supervisor, the successful candidate will be a part of our Production or Cleanup Department. Higher consideration will be granted to those who have previous experience in the wood remanufacturing sector, in a sawmill, planer mill or with forest products experience.The cleanup role is responsible for the cleanup of mill debris (including shavings, cants, chips and wood) and performs all other duties as assigned by the team lead. The entry level role is responsible for any production task assign to him/her by their team lead.Our ideal candidate will possess:
The following will be considered strong assets:
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to work both in a team and independently
- Flexible availability to accommodate shift work
- Grade 12 completion
- A valid driver’s license
- Safety first attitude
- Computer skills
- Mechanical aptitude
- Ability to balance competing priorities and work under pressure
- The desire to problem solve, and learn, grow, and excel
- Post-secondary diploma or certificate
- Mobile equipment experience
- Previous experience in an industrial process environment
Smithers is a welcoming, small Northern BC town with stunning vistas in all directions. An abundance of summer activities including fishing, boating, camping and hiking attracts both locals and visiting outdoor enthusiasts. The downtown has an alpine feel which adds to the town’s attraction and charm.
West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal characteristic.
If you are interested in the opportunity to participate in an environment where innovation and a personal commitment to safety, quality and the environment count, respond at www.westfraser.com/jobs
and click “apply now”, in green at the top of the page.
For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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