General Manager, Capital Projects
The General Manager, Capital Projects is responsible for leading the lumber and VBB capital program which requires working effectively with the Tolko Capital Committee of the Board. The General Manager, Capital Projects is accountable for the overall direction of the capital planning and execution process and will work with other General Managers and Plant Managers on the reinvestment in existing facilities.
Reporting to the Vice President, Solid Wood, the principal objective is to optimize the return on investment for assets over the long term through effective deployment of capital investments. This position must be able to facilitate innovative brain storming sessions utilizing the appropriate internal and external resources and work with management to evaluate options and bring forward plans for approval.
The Incumbent is required to ensure an effective alignment exists between the executive leadership team, operational managers and external project managers, while ensuring the capital program supports the overall business unit and product sector plan which covers fiber, operations, products and customers.
Minimum of 10 years related experience and 5 years in a supervisory capacity
University Degree or Technical Diploma in a relevant field preferred
Demonstrated experience in planning, goal-setting and project management
Knowledge of capital projects, manufacturing and maintenance processes, and equipment
Demonstrated experience in leading and managing change
Proven leadership ability combined with excellent communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships are essential
Project and/or Change Management Certifications are considered an asset
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 mills 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 by providing employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to make great things and build great lives.
We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!
An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
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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