Woodroom Supervisor

  • Department:
    Forestry  

  • Location:
    Mercer Peace River , Peace River, AB, Canada


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Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. is an integral part of the Canadian forest products industry, providing the North-West, Alberta region with approximately 300 jobs while sustainably managing the forests. A career at Mercer Peace River (MPR) offers an opportunity for growth, meaningful work, and a collaborative learning environment. Throughout your career, you will be supported by a team of highly skilled professionals and provided the self-motivating environment needed to make your goals achievable.

 

Why Work for Us?

At MPR we put our team members first and understand the importance of a work-life balance, which is why we offer a compressed 4-day work week. In addition, we provide competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit plan and a three component pension plan; inclusive of a defined benefit pension. We also offer a complete relocation program for candidates outside of our local region. This includes temporary accommodations, movement of  household items, relocation allowance and an interest-free second mortgage program – making your move easy.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers as necessary
  • Ensure continuous safety and efficient operation of the Woodroom department
  • Responsible to train and mentor the Woodroom team members through their tech progressions and other training as required
  • Responsible for developing standard department procedures, and policies
  • Responsible for team member shift scheduling including but not limited to; work assignments / rotations, team member vacations, overtime assignments, back-up for absent team members and shift rotations
  • Use performance management tools to ensure team members are consistently demonstrating a high level of performance in accordance with set standards
  • Supervise, coordinate, and direct team members to conduct routine field checks on all equipment
  • Take action according to procedure to address equipment abnormalities that may affect production
  • Use performance management tools to ensure team members are consistently demonstrating a high level of performance in accordance with set standards
  • Manage all activities in the log handling storage areas
  • Oversee, plan, and schedule maintenance of the Woodroom equipment
  • Additional duties as required

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant trade or field will be considered an asset
  • Five or more years experience in a heavy duty equipment operator role will be considered an asset
  • Five or more years experience in a Sawmill or Chipping environment is preferred
  • Must have experience in operating HMI system (including a clear understanding of the operation of the Panel Mate for the portable chippers)
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills including the ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence within a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong technical skills and operational ability as demonstrated through competency and department interaction
  • Proven safety conscious individual.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite of Applications and a computerized maintenance management system, specifically Avantis is considered an asset.

 

 

 

 

To apply for this job email your application (resume + cover letter) to:
career.mpc@mercerint.com


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