Planer Superintendent

Planer Superintendent, Timmins, Ontario

When you join our team as
a Planer Superintendent, reporting
to the Mill Manager of our Timmins sawmill, you will be responsible for managing
the operation of the planer line and planer quality control. This
includes ensuring quality and productivity standards are met or exceeded safely
and within budget to achieve targets. You will work closely with
shipping, maintenance, yard and sawmill operations, as well as sales and
administration to ensure optimum results and customer satisfaction.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure
    the highest level of workplace safety and ensure compliance with all
    applicable government regulations and corporate policies.
  • Ensure
    the highest level of quality control and product presentation standards
    for customer satisfaction.
  • Participate
    in work activities to establish the necessary systems to ensure
    productivity, quality and operational planer mill performance to maximize
  • Monitor
    planer line performance and production output and make necessary
  • Responsible
    to manage planer production supervisors, including mentoring, coaching and
    assisting them in their career development.
  • Oversee
    QC process for the planer as it pertains to product building code
    certification and field performance.
  • Routinely
    inspect each manufacturing process operation and note any & all
    discrepancies from specifications, procedures and corrections required.
  • Maintain
    calibrations of process equipment.
  • Prepare
    daily, weekly and monthly reports on key performance metrics.
  • Keep
    up to date in his field of expertise.

What You Offer

  • Post-Secondary
    diploma or college degree in wood products or forestry field or related.
  • At
    least 5 years of supervisory experience in planer or industrial process,
  • Knowledge
    of grading rules and kiln drying
    would be an asset
  • Hold
    a Licensed Lumber Grader A or willing to obtain
  • Knowledge
    of working with collective agreements, and Provincial legislation such as
    the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Environmental Protection
  • Proven
    Health and Safety accountability and knowledgeable of relevant
  • Advanced
    computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and Operational Systems)
  • Strong
    mathematical, statistical and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent
    communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Exceptional
    interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Self
    – motivated and goal-oriented.
  • Ability
    to work as part of a team.
  • Proven
    ability to lead and engage people in process control management.
  • Team
    player organized and result-oriented within tight deadlines

Who We Are

is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest
products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines
of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused,
world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies,
build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable
forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building
materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to
learn more about our approach to sustainability.

is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing
in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

We Offer

builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute,
grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring
to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive
benefits package.
want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training
programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of
opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development
Programs to learn more at

appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must
successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor
is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse
workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national
origin, protected veteran status, or disability