Millar Western’s Whitecourt Pulp Division is currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent. Reporting directly to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager, the successful individual will collaborate with other departments in the mill to define objectives, develop long-range plans and budgets and prioritize the Mechanical Maintenance department workload. He or she will work with contractors and suppliers to ensure best value for all. This individual will also lead the department’s safety program, acting as a mentor and coach to journey persons and apprentices.
The ideal candidate
The candidate will hold a Mechanical Engineering degree, a Mechanical Technology diploma or will have served as a Journey person with equivalent experience in a relevant trade. He or she must have a minimum of five years of industrial environment experience in the Mechanical Maintenance field. Previous experience in a leadership role and MMP or similar certifications will be considered 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.
- 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.