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West Fraser

Production Shift Supervisor

Quesnel, BC
Full Time
2 hours ago
West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for theeighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, we believe in giving our employees a challenge they can rise to in an environment where they can build their career. We take pride in what we do and our employees have grown right along with us. If you are looking for a company and colleagues that thrive on growth, challenge and opportunity – discover what you can achieve with West Fraser.

Our Quesnel River Pulp division in BC has an opportunity for a:

Production Shift Supervisor

The Production Shift Supervisor will lead a crew in our Production department on a 4x4 shift basis. Quesnel River Pulp is the largest Market softwood BCTMP mill in the world. Forward thinking ownership, capital investment, continuous improvement, and product innovation has contributed to QRP’s longevity and very bright future. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Ensuring the safe, efficient operation of a 1200tpd BCTMP Mill
  • Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting employees
  • Maintain positive morale amongst employees and foster good management-employee relations
  • Ensure that Health and Safety is a priority; leading by example and ensuring all crew members follow policies, procedures and WSBC regulations
  • Assist in the process and capital improvement process
  • Lead and/or facilitate crew safety meetings, toolbox talks, and crew discussions

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Strong interpersonal, decision making, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Flexible availability to work 12-hour shifts
  • Belief in the West Fraser goals and values and a desire to embody them as a supervisor
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Computer skills
  • Desire to progress, learn, grow, and succeed

Considered an asset:
  • Industrial supervisory experience
  • Mechanical pulp mill experience

Located in central BC, Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport. Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.

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 this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application including resume and cover letter at click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

Internal applicants should apply by logging into your UltiPro account ( In the Menu, select "My Company" and "View Opportunities" to view the position description and to submit your online application by July 15th, 2022.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Manufacturing and Production Operations and Logistics