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West Fraser

Production Team Member

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

West Fraser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for individuals seeking challenging and rewarding careers. Our Laminated Veneer Lumber division, based near Rocky Mountain House, is currently recruiting for a Production Team Member.

You may submit your resume for consideration for this general position and upcoming employment opportunities. We also recommend that you visit our website regularly and apply specifically for positions you are interested in as they are posted.

You'll Do:
  • Work in a variety of areas. Able to work a compressed work week, on rotating 12-hour day and night shifts including weekends.
  • Handling and lifting materials
  • Operate production equipment as assigned
  • Assist other processing workers
  • Assist with the routine maintenance and cleaning of the mill equipment, ensuring their proper functioning and promptly reporting any malfunctions or issues to the team.
  • Other general labourer responsibilities
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Strict adherence to company safety standards and follow Safe work practices such as Lock-out, Pre-task hazard assessments, etc.
  • Standing for extended periods

You have:
  • A Grade 12 diploma
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Our West Fraser values (including integrity, humility, teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respect)
  • The desire to learn, grow and succeed
  • Industrial experience and post-secondary education would be considered an asset

Compensation Package:
  • The hourly pay rate for this position may vary depending on experience, education, and location.
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation, and holidays.

Your Workplace Location:

Rocky Mountain House is situated about two hours southwest of Edmonton and three hours from Banff, providing a gateway to the stunning wilderness of the Canadian Rockies. The town boasts a rich historical heritage, excellent healthcare facilities, quality schools, and numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping. To learn more, visit the Town of Rocky Mountain House website at

About Us:

We make renewable, wood-based building products for the world, contributing to a more sustainable future. Today, West Fraser is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood-based building products, with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, West Fraser produces lumber, engineered wood products (oriented strand board, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fibreboard, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodelling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and boxes.

What makes us stand out is our people-first approach. We value internal growth and continuous learning. Join us, and you'll enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan, all in a supportive environment where your voice matters.


At West Fraser, we strongly believe promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to our success. Our commitment to creating inclusive workplaces is reflected in our core values, and we constantly strive to foster a culture that values and respects every individual’s unique background and perspective. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team dedicated to shaping a brighter future by embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. Join our team at West Fraser and help us build a more diverse and inclusive community.


West Fraser is fully committed to sustainable forest management as defined in our environmental policy, which is reflected in every aspect of our work. We adopt new technologies and innovations to create exceptional building materials. Wood products are a natural, renewable, recyclable, and environmentally sustainable choice for consumers who prioritize sustainability.

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About West Fraser

West Fraser is a recognized top employer, named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2014), Canada's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2014), Canada's Top 100 Employers (5 times!) and a Top Employer for Young People. We employ 8,600 employees in 47 mills across the Southern U.S. and Western Canada. Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy Manufacturing

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-12

Current Openings

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