Millar Western’s Whitecourt Pulp Division is seeking an Engineering & Maintenance Manager. Reporting to the Mill Manager, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the site’s leadership team and responsible for the mill’s preventative maintenance processes, capital project activities, and maintenance and repair programs.

The ideal candidate

The candidate will be an Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineer or have post-secondary education in a related field.  Applicants must have several years of progressively responsible management experience in a manufacturing environment, along with strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills.  A background in pulp manufacturing, experience with SAP, and a proven track record in continuous-improvement and performance-management programs would be assets.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned Alberta company active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech pulp and lumber mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable forest management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 600 people in lively, friendly, communities offering an excellent quality of life.

We offer:

  • a highly competitive wage and benefits program that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental, and health insurance and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a 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
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

This position is located in the town of Whitecourt, a vibrant community 170 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, offering excellent housing, educational and recreation opportunities.

Your career starts here.

Application deadline:  September 16, 2019

Send resume and cover letter, clearly referencing the position “Maintenance Manager,” to


Millar Western thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.