Operations Supervisor
in Juniper, NB

Juniper, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 22003313
Operations Supervisor - J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI); Juniper Tree Nursery
The Juniper Tree Nursery grows a wide variety of high-quality containerized forest tree seedlings for planting in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Maine. An annual production greater than 25 million seedlings makes us the largest producer of forest seedlings in Atlantic Canada.
Recent and planned upgrades aimed at modernizing production facilities at the state-of-the-art Juniper Nursery facility are in response to recent volume increases and dedicated to the development of improved and novel crop rotations. These rotations are aimed at better serving our customers, internal and external, for whom we plan to accelerate the deployment of our genetic gains to strengthen our long-term competitiveness.
We are currently seeking a motivated individual to join our team. As the leader of day-to-day operations, you will be part of a dynamic group that includes professional Grow and Management Teams. You will work closely with the Nursery and Crop Production Managers to implement the operational workplans required to produce high quality forest seedlings. Your focus will include exceeding our productivity targets, customer satisfaction, overall site safety, continuous improvement, personnel development and leadership, financial management, and the promotion of JDI.
Compensation, Benefits & Workplace Culture:
  • Highly competitive annual salary matching your level of experience and ability
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Comprehensive benefits package inclusive of extended health, dental, vision, etc.
  • Relocation Allowance (if applicable)
  • The Juniper Tree Nursery is a vibrant community of employees who share a strong passion for the nature of our business and a proud partner in regenerating Atlantic Canada's forests.
  • We provide a supportive team, a structured work atmosphere, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • A bachelor's degree or diploma in horticulture, agriculture, or forestry, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with greenhouse production and management would be an asset
  • Ability to coordinate and lead operational tasks, effective planning, strong time management skills, and crew supervision
  • Computer skills with proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with climate control systems would be an asset
  • Ability to problem solve and conduct root cause analysis
  • A valid driver's license

Located in Carleton County in the west central region of New Brunswick, Juniper Tree Nursery is situated at the head waters of the beautiful Miramichi River. This pristine, centrally located rural facility is within driving distance to many vibrant communities.
The Company:
At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.
Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 18,000 dedicated employees.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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