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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Tuesday 09 November, 2021
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Western Forest Products Inc. 
Quality Control and Dryland Sort Supervisor 
Quality Control and Dryland Sort Supervisor TO QUALITY CONTROL AND DRYLAND SORT SUPERVISOR THE OPPORTUNITY We are recruiting for a Quality Control and Dryland Sort Supervisor to join our Englewood Forest Operation Woss, British Columbia . What You ll Do: The Quality Control and Dryland Sort Supervisor is responsible for delivering overall production targets. You will efficiently manage the sorting process and stay dedicated to sound business practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. This is an integral position in supporting Western s ongoing initiative to improve safety and environment performance, efficiency, quality, and profitability, as measured by Production Phase metrics. Who You Are: You are a specialist at what you do - in this sustainable yet ever-evolving world of forestry, you bring expertise to coastal logging and grading. You come with over 5 years of industry experience, and people know you as a self-driven leader who has a proven track record of motivating teams to achieve performance goals. Work Environment: This role is performed in-person with proper safety plans in place. RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership Provide leadership and direction to improve safety and environmental performance, reduce operational costs, and drive efficiencies with Company hourly employees and contractors; Support the ongoing improvement of production phase metrics, review and utilize metrics to improve efficiency; Control inventory (i.e. unsorted logs, sorted logs, boomsticks and equipment); Recommend effective strategies for the financial well-being of the Operation; Hire, train, coach and manage performance of hourly employees and contractors; Create and sustain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement; and, Protect Western s reputation by managing product quality issues, maximizing value and consistent quality in our products, engaging support from senior leadership as required. Operations Oversight and coordination of the overall sorting process to ensure production targets are met; Ensuring Company booming and sorting specifications are adhered to; Responsible for ensuring that operations are conducted within the standards of the Environmental Management System; Coordinate activities with quality control and other phases to maximize value recovery opportunities; Work in partnership with the General Foreman and other Production Supervisors to ensure efficient fibre flow. Works closely with the Sales team and external customers to meet customer grade and quality expectations, as well as assess and develop mutually beneficial process changes; Responsible for safety, managing environmental issues and assuring product protection, and safety effectiveness and education of safe handling methods to assure worker safety and reduction product damage; Ensures that the correct quality specifications are being followed in order to satisfy the needs of the intended customer; and, Stay abreast of industry innovations and trends in timberlands practices to improve company margins. QUALIFICATIONS Education And Experience 5 - 7 years of experience in Forestry Operations in increasingly responsible roles; High School diploma or higher; Previous experience or exposure to Quality Control; Extensive knowledge of and experience with coastal logging and grading; and, Log scaling license considered an asset. Skills, Knowledge And Required Competencies Commitment to Western s core values of personal safety, sustainable management, and environmental stewardship; High level of integrity and professionalism; Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to motivate and engage hourly employees to perform at a higher standard; Expert knowledge of dryland sort processes; Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving, and logical thinking skills; and Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset. LIVE WORK PLAY Vancouver Island is home to some of Canada s best and most beautiful places to live, not to mention the climate is one of the warmest. The central island region experiences warm summers coupled with some of the mildest winters in all of Canada. If you are considering moving to Vancouver Island, you will find one of the most unique and special places in all of Canada. Surrounded by mountain ranges, rainforests and the Pacific Ocean, the lifestyle here is rich in nature, outdoor activity, and wildlife. No matter what quaint and welcoming area you choose to call home, you ll find a relaxing lifestyle with amazing places to explore. YOUR CAREER At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition. We provide a variety of on-the-job training and continuing education in many areas at Western to ensure you have the skills you need to succeed. Our promote-from-within culture recognizes high performance and we offer diverse career paths across the organization for those with the talent and will to advance. Our total rewards offering including competitive pay, performance bonus, pension plan, benefits and other programs designed to support our employees. WESTERN OVERVIEW Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that sustainably manages forests and manufactures high-quality wood products. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of B.C. and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering. Our commitment to health and safety, environmental stewardship and community engagement is core to how we do business at Western Forest Products. Our approach to responsible business practices in all aspects of our business is multi-faceted. We adhere to and employ the most stringent environmental practices in the world. The steps we take to ensure the forests in which we operate are renewed and remain healthy and viable for future generations are mirrored in the care we take to make certain our communities continue to grow and prosper. This includes investing in communities where we operate and continuing to forge mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations in respect of their local and cultural interests. Please apply online at: http://www.westernforest.com/careers (1123349h)

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