Entry Level Production/ Mill Cleanup

Closing Date:

Jul 31, 2019

Student Position:

No

Job Category:

Operations

City/Town:

High Prairie

Province/State:

AB

Country:

Canada

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 six 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 High Prairie Forest Products division 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 assigned by their team lead.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • The ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 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

The following will be considered strong assets:

  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate
  • Mobile equipment experience
  • Previous experience in an industrial process environment

Located in Central Alberta, High Prairie is a three-hour drive from Edmonton.  Our mill and forest operations form an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to employees and families that live in the High Prairie area.

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at www.westfraser.com/jobs and click on the green "apply now" 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.