Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor, Matagami, Quebec

Being a Production Supervisor at Interfor Matagami means occupying a key role. You supervise employees, procedures and production and quality objectives for the entire sawmill. Above all, it is you who sees to improving the safety of all the beautiful and precious people who work with you! Rooted in the northern regions of Quebec and Ontario, our sawmills transform more than just wood, they improve our communities.

If you are a team player, a real captain built for the “sawmills”, the one for whom everyone wants to work hard and achieve the objectives… come and see Interfor. We want to see what you’re up to. The team is waiting for you!

What You’ll Do

  • Maximize sawmill efficiency by proactively managing resources, monitoring performance indicators and mobilizing the team towards safe and productive operations.
  • Optimize machine performance, streamline maintenance coordination, and propose strategic improvements to improve the productivity and efficiency of production processes.
  • Ensure interdepartmental collaboration to meet quality standards, respond quickly to safety issues and maintain strict compliance with environmental regulations with the support of the Environmental Coordinator.
  • Strengthen the definition and promotion of employee training and the implementation of tools to consistently achieve optimal operational results.

What You Offer

  • Post-secondary or college diploma in a field related to wood products
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a supervisor in a sawmill or related manufacturing
  • Experience in team management, including performance, in a unionized environment preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles of continuous improvement, occupational health and safety and lumber manufacturing processes
  • Motivating leader, exceptional communicator, results-oriented, organized and efficient team player, analytical problem solver and professional attitude
  • Fluency in oral and written French (English is an asset)
  • Availability according to a 7 days a week work schedule

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 builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get 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)

  • 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.