Sawmill Operations Manager
à Four Corners, NB

Four Corners, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Numéro de concours: 23000229
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 19,000 dedicated employees.
  • Would you like to work in a growing, fast-paced environment that is technologically advanced?
  • Do you have a passion for driving improvement and a keen eye for producing quality products?
  • Do you have experience working in forestry or a mechanical environment, and want to kick-start your career?

If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then J.D. Irving, Limited has an exciting career opportunity for you!
J.D. Irving, Limited is currently seeking a motivated individual for the role of Sawmill Operations Manager at the Sussex Sawmill.
Located in Sussex, New Brunswick, this is a great opportunity to join the organization and make a significant impact. We are looking for a self-motivated leader with a strong sense of initiative and ability to manage change and high performing teams.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the Sawmill Manager in leading with a business approach to continually improving safety, quality, and production.
  • Identifying, developing and leading process improvement projects across various areas of the sawmill using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Performance management of a team of sawmill professionals.
  • Data collection and analysis, including analysis of potential and active improvement projects, and measuring savings.
  • Promoting continuous improvement through various forms of communications with a diverse group of stakeholders, including internal and external departments.

  • Education Required: Associate Degree or bachelor's degree, preferably in a forestry, technical, or mechanical-related degree program.
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • 4-7 years of relevant process improvement experience, or
    • 5-8 years in an industrial setting, or
    • 4-7 years of managerial/supervisory experience.
  • Committed to top performance in a safe work environment.
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team-based environment with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to coordinate work with other internal departments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, or willingness to obtain.

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, Sawmills 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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