Maintenance Supervisor (Peace River, AB)

at West Fraser Mills Ltd
Location Bay Tree, Canada
Date Posted September 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

High Level, Alberta, a division of West Fraser, is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the opportunity of:

Maintenance Supervisor

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager in this full-time role, the successful candidate will lead a maintenance crew of Millwrights, Welders and Contractors. Higher consideration will be granted to those who have previous experience in the wood remanufacturing sector; in an OSB mill, Sawmill, Planer Mill or with forest products.

Requirements:

  • Certified Tradesperson, preference will be given to Red Seal Millwright
  • Prefer 5-10 years of maintenance supervisory experience

Core strengths:

  • Strong leadership skills and communication skills
  • Commitment to safety
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Well-organized
  • Able to work in a group as a team player

Duties include:

  • Supervising Maintenance personnel
  • Maintenance of OSB processing equipment
  • Safety of the crew (Lockout Procedures, Field Level Hazard & Risk Assessments (FLHRA), Safety Audits)
  • Training / mentoring apprentices
  • Troubleshooting and Equipment alignment
  • Creating and planning improvement projects
  • Cost Reduction
  • Maximizing product quality and recovery
  • Managing parts with our purchaser
  • Developing a predictive and preventative maintenance program
  • Scheduling and attendance
  • Inspecting completed work

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

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.

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