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#Supervisor #Training

Job title:

Supervisor in Training


Canfor Corporation


Job description

Posting ID: 22532

Position Type: Regular

City: Darlington, SC, United States

Location: Darlington Plant (SC05)

Who We Are:

Canfor – a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper – is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

Reporting to a Mill Superintendent, the objective of the SIT candidate, is to gain understanding of lumber manufacturing and contribute to the profitability of the mill by supporting Mill Management. Through a process of introductory responsibility stepping toward increased levels of leadership and responsibilities, the candidate will build both the core expertise of the industry as well as the global knowledge of the business in route to becoming a future leader of the company. Typically beginning in a support role for a particular department, they will progress in further technical roles, supervisory roles, and, eventually, department, business, and company leadership. The trainee Candidate is expected to provide strong support for department managers and supervisors. They will be considered first when placing management positions in all areas of operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a leader at the plant site and in respective departments. Whether safety, production, quality, or cost related, show leadership by example and actively participate in company projects or initiatives.
  • Strive for an injury free environment through strict adherence to all safety regulations. Be responsible for holding employees accountable to practice safe work habits at all times.
  • Demonstrate high quality of work and productivity throughout their time in the program.
  • Demonstrate exemplary interpersonal communication skills whether oral or written.
  • Maintain excellent attendance, dependability, and strong work ethic.
  • Lead projects and teams and facilitate meetings.
  • Produce and analyze production, cost, and quality reports
  • Produce professional documents and presentations on projects and experiences.
  • Support Mill Management in daily activities including management of employees, operation of equipment, and any other activities that contribute to the profitability of the plant.
  • Actively learn the business by seeking answers to questions and establishing relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Be adaptable and willing to work in all departments and all shifts.
  • Represent the company at all times in a professional manner.


  • A combination of four or more years of education and or experience in Manufacturing, Industrial Management, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Forest Resource Management, or a related field.
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Computer & presentation skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems
  • Poise and understanding when handling difficult situations and dealing with individuals from different backgrounds with varying needs.
  • A valid state issued drivers license

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Darlington, South Carolina

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Job date

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 08:53:30 GMT