Shift Supervisor

Downie Timber Ltd - Revelstoke, BC (30+ days ago)

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Downie Timber Ltd., located in Revelstoke BC has an immediate full-time opening, for a Shift Supervisor to join our Downie team. We are a forest harvesting and lumber manufacturing company located in Revelstoke and are a proud component of the Gorman Bros. group of companies.

Shift Supervisors are responsible for upholding the highest standards of safety and looking to continually improve on all safety related items. The duties for this position consist of ensuring that employees are being trained and routinely evaluated to ensure that they are following safe work procedures and performing to the expectation of their respective positions. All while ensuring that the quality standards of Downie Timber are being met while pushing to achieve the highest levels of production possible. This position will be required to work shift work (i.e. day shift or afternoon shift).

Reporting to the Mill Superintendent and Operations Manager, the successful candidate requires self-motivation with excellent organizational and attention to detail skills. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.

Key roles of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Adaptability
  • Developing others/coaching
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Building relationships
  • Functional technical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational awareness/strategic thinking and decision making


  • High school graduation, plus post-secondary wood products qualifications or related industry experience is required.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Superior people skills along with the willingness to learn new concepts and adapt to changing environments.

If you possess the skills and qualifications required for this challenging position, please submit your resume with cover letter, in confidence by Friday, July 19, 2019. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired.

Regional Human Resources Manager

c/o Canoe Forest Products Ltd.

F: 866-514-8773

Downie Timber Ltd. thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • supervisor: 2 years (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)