Millar Western’s Whitecourt Woodlands Division is seeking an Operations Supervisor. Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, this individual will work as part of a team dedicated to the safe, timely and cost-efficient delivery of logs to our Whitecourt and Fox Creek facilities. Duties will include coordinating harvesting, log haul, log loading, road maintenance and road construction programs; implementing aspects of annual and five-year development plans; implementing operational aspects of the Detailed Forest Management Plan; assisting with the development and implementation of budgets and strategic plans; and ensuring operations are carried out in an environmentally sensitive manner, in accordance with sustainable forest management practices.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education in forestry combined with at least five years of operational experience. Strong interpersonal, communication and organization skills are essential. A background in harvesting, log hauling and loading, road construction and associated regulatory approvals would be considered an asset, as would experience with ISO 14001 and SFI certification programs.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 700 people at operations located in lively, friendly communities providing an excellent quality of life.

We offer:

  • A 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 initiatives such as 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.

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

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