We are looking for an HR Manager at our lumber remanufacturing facility in Acheson, Alberta.

As an organized, master multi-tasker and diversity advocate with a thirst for learning and growth, you don’t stop until the job is done. Along with your polished communication skills and high attention to detail, you understand that success comes from your focus on our internal customers – Canfor’s employees and new hires!

If you’re excited to put your years of HR experience to the test, this rare opening is for you!

As our HR Manager, you are a key member of the senior management team and are responsible for all human resource activities throughout the operation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Program. You’ll be able to jump right in and make this position your own given your strong coaching and development skills and desire for continuous improvement. You love a fast-paced environment, which will pair seamlessly with our Talent Acquisition team as you’ll assist in hiring the best and brightest throughout our industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the Occupational Health and Safety Program
  • Development and coaching support for staff and employees
  • Assist with the recruitment of hourly and salary employees
  • Management and coordination of the Ability Management Program
  • Administration of hourly and salary benefit plans
  • Facilitation and conflict resolution support for the division

Ideally, you’ll bring a diploma or degree in Human Resources or at least three to five years of Human Resources related experience. You also have a high sense of urgency and an acute ability to aptly prioritize tasks and priorities. For bonus points, you come equipped with a background in ability management and workplace investigations. This role is primarily accountable to our Plant Manager while also providing support to the operations, Safety Designate, and other departments of the business. Think you have what it takes to be our HR Manager and learn from the best? Don’t delay, apply today!

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the sustainable and modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech, and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Please note that if a wage scale is mentioned in our job posting, it was not provided by Canfor. Our compensation is highly competitive, equitable, and reflective of our organizational values. We encourage you to apply for this position to learn more about the attractive Total Rewards package we offer at Canfor.


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage.

We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant.

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Acheson, AB

Acheson is located in Parkland County, AB, a 10-minute drive from Edmonton, AB. Parkland County and Edmonton are vibrant and robust communities with charming rural areas to explore and plenty of culture and leisure activities to enjoy. Canfor Spruceland is in the Acheson Industrial Area – which is one of the largest and fastest-growing industrial areas in Western Canada, with over 300 businesses! For more information, visit https://www.parklandcounty.com/en/do-business/acheson.aspx or https://exploreedmonton.com/.

Canfor Spruceland is an international distributor of high-quality SPF wood products. We are committed to being the supplier, customer, and employer of choice. We pride ourselves on providing a broad range of quality SPF lumber products to distributors and markets around the world, on time and on grade. Starting in 1982, in Acheson Alberta, the facility started with a chop saw and a truckload of lumber, trimming boards by hand. Now the facility has 5 production lines, 150 employees working 2 shifts Monday to Friday, and producing over 150 million feet of lumber.  Our core items are decking and fencing which we supply to treaters across Canada, chances are if you built a deck or a fence in the last year, you were using products that came from Spruceland.