Tolko Industries - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Vice President, Strand Based Business

Vernon, BC

Given an upcoming retirement, a Vice President, Strand Based Business (VP, SBB) is being sought to join the Tolko family and to bring executive oversight and operational leadership to a diverse asset mix in terms of both operating capacity and product mix. The principal objective of this position is to optimize the return on investment from the now three mills in Alberta and Saskatchewan and ensure that Tolko’s value added suite of products continues to grow and be a highly productive component Tolko’s overall business.

The ideal candidate is a highly engaged operator with a clear and successful track record of optimizing the operational and financial capacity of a complex operation. With a strategic perspective and a track record of driving innovation, this individual brings strong financial acumen and a deep comfort in being hands-on as required. What is key is that they can accelerate the pace of improvement in any given facility, while adhering to the high standards of employee care that characterizes the organization. Building upon in-house expertise and capacity will also be key.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience managing multiple plants, in a 7/24 manufacturing environment, ideally within the forestry sector.

As a member of a tight knit and experienced leadership team, ‘fit’ with the Tolko team and culture will be absolutely essential. Accountability, clear communication and a strong understanding of the complexities of the business will be hallmarks of success, as will be the ability to forge strong productive relationships with the other business leaders.

The next Vice President, Strand Based Business will ideally be based in beautiful Vernon, British Columbia. Residence in other centres in Western Canada may be considered. Regardless, travel will be a part of the role.

About Tolko:
With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work. Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

We offer:
An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
Diverse opportunities
An open, innovative culture
A positive, dynamic work environment
Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
The chance to live (and play) where you work

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