Woodlands Operations Supervisor

Woodlands Operations Supervisor
Employment type: Full-time
City: Whitecourt
Last visit: 2014-06-07
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-06-07


Millar Western is

a progressive forest

company offering diverse,

rewarding careers in great

Alberta communities, with

excellent advancement

opportunities and a

healthy work-life balance. Grow with us.

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable forest management, we provide stable, full-time employment in lively, friendly communities that deliver excellent quality of life.

We offer:

Industry-leading wage and benefits package that includes comprehensive dental and health insurance, a pension plan and a profit-sharing plan

Commitment to the highest safety standards, with a health and safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces

Collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization

Continuous improvement approach demonstrated in state-of-the-art technology and best practices

Live where you work – no commuting or camps

Woodlands Operations Supervisor


Millar Western’s Whitecourt Wood Products Division is seeking a Woodlands Operations Supervisor.  Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, this individual will be responsible for harvest operations within Millar Western’s operating areas, ensuring they are conducted in a safe and cost-effective manner while meeting quality specifications and all government regulatory requirements.  The successful candidate will ensure that contractor volumes are met and that all documentation is completed in a manner consistent with the company’s environmental management system.  He/she will also be responsible for maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders.


The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in forestry and be eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Foresters (CAPF) or College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists (CAPFT  He/she will have at least three years of experience in harvesting supervision and road design and construction as well as planning and silviculture experience. Familiarity with ISO 14001 and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certification standards would be considered assets.


Application deadline: June 23, 2014

Please send your resume and cover letter, citing the position title in the subject line, to: jlockinger@millarwestern.com.


Millar Western is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.



About Millar Western

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If you want to work for a family-oriented company that invests in its communities and employees, and offers exciting careers in sustainable resource management and the manufacture of high-quality forest products, consider Millar Western.

Your career starts here.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 3 Years

Education: Diploma

Industry: Forestry

Job Function: Manufacturing

Website: http://www.millarwestern.com