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Production Worker

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Acheson, AB, Canada

You are a motivated team player who is looking to join a remanufacturing facility. You have a natural ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. This is an entry-level position with on-the-job training provided to successful candidates. Production employees will have the opportunity to advance quickly to the next wage level/position and grow within your career. If this speaks to you, this opportunity, at our Spruceland remanufacturing facility in Acheson, AB might just be your calling.

You will be working alongside the best and brightest in the business with an innovative leader in the forest products industry.

The role requires extended periods of using your hands, arms, and wrists while working alongside conveyor belts. This may encompass, but is not limited to:
  • Operating machinery, which may include, but is not limited to:
    • Re-saw and Chop Saw
    • Assisting with the Lath Machine
    • Operating a Forklift and Grader
    • Managing the Package Saw
    • Using the Chipper
    • Operating the Trim Saw
  • Perform a variety of labour duties to increase productivity and reduce safety risks
  • Rotating through various job responsibilities and tasks within your assigned team on an hourly basis. Review work to ensure accuracy and precision. Adhering to schedules to maintain production timeliness. Apply your knowledge, skills, and experience to analyze, trouble shoot and communicate with your team lead and maintenance to get things back on track
  • Taking responsibility for contributing to a safe work environment for coworkers, customers, and site visitors.
  • Being open to performing other duties related to the position as necessary.

For this role, you come equipped with:
  • Ability to perform repetitive, manual tasks for extended periods of time including piling lumber, standing for long hours, walking, shoveling, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Experience with and/or around machinery and equipment is an asset but not mandatory
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with coworkers
  • High degree of urgency and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks is required

What's in it for you:
Our people-focused approach prioritizes our employees' safety, well-being, and growth because they are critical to the success of our company. We offer competitive compensation, disability Insurance, pension, extended medical insurance, paid vacation, and an on-site Cafeteria.

The hourly rate for this position is: $23.15. The shift schedule is 2 weeks of day shift and then 2 weeks of night shift. The hours for each shift are Monday - Friday, 6am - 3:30pm and 4:00pm - 1:30am.

Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, the position is eligible to paid leave and Canfor's health & well-being programs. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized.

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone's unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


Job Segment: Facilities, Equity, Operations, Finance, Entry Level, Night

About Canfor

Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.


Construction Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

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