Entry Level Production – No Experience Required

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  • Career Level High School or Equivalent
  • Experience Entry Level
  • Posting ID 1653
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Rate $24.30/hour
  • Union/Non Union Position

Job Description

Are you looking for to gain experience in a mill environment? Then this could be the right place for you! We are hiring for Entry Level Production Team Members at our Value Added Manufacturing Mill in Chemainus, BC. Our Value Added Mill is a smaller operation that is a fantastic training ground for anyone new to the industry. No previous experience is required we will train those who have the right attitude, want to learn and are not afraid of a little hard work!

Why Western?

Our mills are regularly looking for hardworking and motivated individuals who want to invest in their future with us. We offer ongoing training opportunities, opportunities for growth and a long-term career, a team-oriented environment, and most importantly – a safe workplace.

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.

What We Offer:

  • These are unionized positions with a wage rate of $24.30/hour as per the respective collective agreement.
  • Benefits and pension are provided through the union.
  • Safe work environment.
  • Opportunities for growth, ongoing training, and a long-term career.

What You’ll Do:

  • Entry level jobs constant of pulling lumber on the resaw pull chain or planer pull chain and mill cleanup (workers sort the lumber based on the grade, length, width and customer specifications and pull the lumber from the table to the bin).
  • All employees must maintain a safe and clean work area.
  • Supporting other areas of the operations as needed.

 Who You Are:

  • You have an excellent safety mindset and demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Strong work ethic; accountable and dependable, able to prioritize work, always willing to lend a hand and pitch in when needed, and not afraid to work hard!
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as part of a team and with minimal supervision.
  • A desire to participate in an organization committed to continuous improvement.

This position is considered safety sensitive, all successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Shifts: All employees must be available Monday-Friday for rotating day and afternoon shifts (day shift 7:30-3:30; afternoon shifts 3:30-11:30).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Our ideal candidates have some previous experience working in a labour job in a safety sensitive environment (industrial or trades related environment).
  • HOWEVER, we will train people without this background if they have the right attitude and want to learn!
  • First Aid/WHMIS is an asset – preference is always given to candidates who have OFA 3.

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. From our timberlands to mills to our corporate and regional offices, we offer rewarding opportunities in every facet of our business.

WESTERN OVERVIEW

Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. 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 large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.

Please reference “mytrades.ca” when applying for this position.

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