Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated person with a strong commitment to productivity and continuous improvement to join our Whitecourt Pulp Division as Relief Shift Technician, responsible for quality testing on pulp. This individual will provide lab coverage, working 12-hour rotating shifts as required. Historically, this position has represented an approximate half-time equivalent and includes on-the-job training, established progression plans and excellent opportunities for advancement within the mill’s technical group. Premiums for night-shift and holiday hours are included.
The ideal candidate
The qualified candidate will possess a high school diploma, the ability to work independently within a team environment and will hold a valid driver’s licence. A diploma from a technical institute, or previous laboratory experience, would be considered an asset.
Why work for us?
Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber, pulp and specialty wood products manufacturing facilities 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 that offer excellent quality of life.
The company offers:
• 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
• a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps
This position is located in Whitecourt, Alberta, a vibrant community 170 km northwest of Edmonton, offering excellent housing, educational and recreational opportunities.