Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor, Chase, British Columbia

When you join our team as a Maintenance Supervisor, you will be a key contributor to the maintenance of the mill equipment and will be responsible for the supervision of the maintenance crew while providing professional service and ensuring a safe working environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage safety first – lead by example, operate to the highest standards and conform to all regulations.
  • Lead through continued and frequent interaction with Maintenance Trades staff.
  • Set and communicate directions to the maintenance crew.
  • Ensure quality of maintenance work performed.
  • Effectively manage the work management system to minimize interruptions to the continuous operation of the sawmill, planer mill, and kilns.
  • Oversee machine centre performance (mechanical/electrical).
  • Conduct performance reviews and schedule vacation for maintenance crew.
  • Ensure that the Maintenance group provides prompt, efficient and quality focused service to the production department.
  • Manage, understand and work within departmental spending and budgets
  • Develop, plan and implement work plans.
  • Research/order spare parts.

What You Offer

  • Post-secondary education is preferred.
  • Journeyman level millwright or equivalent is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Work Safe BC regulations required.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in an industrial setting, maintenance supervision is preferred.
  • Ability to work various maintenance shifts.
  • Previous experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems would be an asset.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong business focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Detail/results oriented.
  • Ability to function under pressure.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize numerous tasks with conflicting deadlines.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor has posted the following expected salary range that the company believes in good faith could be offered to successful candidates. The salary offered is benchmarked to current market conditions and will also be based on numerous factors which can include work experience, skills, credentials, education, and other relevant factors. In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive a competitive benefits package and be able to participate in our Short-Term Incentive Bonus plan, with the payout amount subject to individual and corporate performance. If you have any questions regarding our salary range or our total compensation package, our recruitment team will be happy to advise you on what you can expect from us.

Expected range: $100,000 – $115,000 per year

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. You’ll receive a competitive benefits package including:

  • Extended Health & Dental
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • RRSP Matching Plan
  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Participation in our Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.