Planer Supervisor

We are seeking individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career with Foothills Forest Products; we currently have an opening for a Planer Supervisor.

Key responsibilities include supervising shift production activities of the planer and lumberyard while ensuring compliance with all site expectations (safety, housekeeping, environmental, quality, etc.), and meeting or exceeding quality and production targets. The Planer Supervisor will work closely with the site leadership team to optimize planer, kiln & lumberyard throughput, uptime, predictability, and availability. The Planer Supervisor reports directly to the Planer Superintendent.

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • Very strong commitment to Safety.
  • Industrial experience preferably from a Sawmill or Wood Products industry in a supervisory role.
  • Excellent team-building and motivational skills; exceptional inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Detail and results oriented; excellent troubleshooting & problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work shifts.
  • A valid lumber grading certification is an asset (or the ability to obtain one).
  • Strong technical knowledge of lumber manufacturing and grading processes.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.

This position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package and rewarding opportunities to grow along with an industry-leading company.

If you possess the noted qualifications and are interested in joining our company, please submit your resume prior to December 17th, 2021, via email to:

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Subject: Planer Supervisor

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited to interview will be contacted.