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 seven 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. Our Slave Lake Veneer division, in Slave Lake, AB, has immediate openings:

ENTRY LEVEL (Part-Time – Weekend Shift)

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 assign to him/her by their team lead. This is a part-time shift (Saturdays, Sundays with the option to work Stat Holidays).

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Flexible availability to accommodate shift work
  • 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

Slave Lake is a progressive, dynamic community located on the southeast shore of Lesser Slave Lake which is considered by many as the “Jewel of the North”. Slave Lake has excellent outdoor/indoor recreational opportunities with all the urban amenities and services. More information on Slave Lake is available at www.slavelake.ca. West Fraser’s Slave Lake operations are an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to employees and families that live in and around the area.

If you are interested in the opportunity to participate in an environment where innovation and a personal commitment to safety, quality and the environment count, respond at www.westfraser.com/jobs and click “apply now”, in green 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. No phone calls, please.