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Finishing Superintendent

Application deadline: January 31, 2019

Millar Western is seeking a Finishing Superintendent to play a key role in our Whitecourt Wood Products Division.  Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management of all finishing-end processes, including planer mill, shipping, kilns and planer maintenance.  He or she will work closely with the leadership team to ensure performance objectives are met safely, efficiently and effectively.  The planer mill will be undergoing a major capital investment in early 2019.

The ideal candidate
The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills and a strong background in lumber manufacturing, including progressively responsible roles and experience in a planer mill setting.  As well as technical knowledge and analytical ability, he or she will exhibit the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to effectively delegate tasks and to direct, support and motivate others in a respectful team environment. Experience with SAP or other computerized maintenance systems is required.  Previous experience with successful capital projects and startups will be considered an asset.

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 lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable forest management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 600 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities offering excellent quality of life.

We offer:

This position is located in the town of Whitecourt, Alberta, a vibrant community 170 km northwest of Edmonton, with excellent housing, education and recreation opportunities.

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