Maintenance Planner - Vavenby

Canfor - Vavenby, BC (30+ days ago)

Apply Now

Posting ID: 18075
Position Type: Regular/Full-Time
City: Vavenby, BC, Canada
Location: Vavenby (BC09)

Who We Are:
At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.

We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.

You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

The Opportunity:
The Maintenance Planner is a key member of the team and, as such, is responsible for the supervision of maintenance crews and to ensure work is performed without undue risk. The focus will be on coaching/developing employees to achieve cost effective results in accordance with safety procedures, as well as constructively directing them to optimize their performance. A key part of this role will be to plan out the daily, weekly and monthly maintenance work functions.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide direction and support to reports and foster a highly effective working relationship with all employees
Assist in developing and achieving targets in safety, quality, cost, and delivery and employee engagement
Supervise and provide leadership in safety, quality, cost, delivery and employee engagement
Ensure the Canfor Operating System (COS) is being followed with the emphasis on abnormality response
Ensure the preventative maintenance program is developed and followed and that cost targets are within budget.
Coordinate the planned work of crews to ensure both maintenance and production targets are met and quality standards are adhered to
Maintain high standards of work performance and correct behaviour as required
Plan and implement daily and weekly preventative maintenance work lists and duties
Plan and implement project work lists and duties

The Candidate:
A strong commitment to safety
Proven experience as a Supervisor in industry
Background in industry and substantial maintenance experience
Proven leadership skills coupled with ability to effectively manage people in a team environment
Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills
Knowledge of a electronic based maintenance program would be an asset
Strong organizational skills with the desire to accept the challenge of working in continually changing internal and external business conditions
An interprovincial trade qualification would be considered an asset

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for Canfor news, career opportunities, and upcoming events!

Vavenby, BC
Vavenby is the ideal backcountry playground, a pleasant place perfectly suited to exploration, adventure and outdoor recreation. This town is situated near nine provincial parks and there are plenty of exceptional spots to snowmobile, hike, swim, boat, and horseback ride. There are numerous campgrounds to choose from for a weekend getaway. For more information, visit