Employee Development & Training

We promote from within, supporting employee skill development through formal and on-the-job training into specialized and leadership roles

  • Developing leadership skills goal: 60 – 70% of open salaried professional and leadership positions are filled by an internal candidate from the Company’s hourly workforce.
  • In 2019, 53% open salaried positions were filled by promoted internal hourly employees.


It is core to our company values to promote from within to build our leadership team. The overwhelming majority of our management and senior leadership teams are drawn from employees who have developed their talents and grown their career within West Fraser.

Read more about our approach to training in the Careers section of our website.