Production Supervisor in Training

Production Supervisor in Training, Matagami, Quebec

When you join our team as a Production Supervisor in Training, reporting to the General
Superintendent and working in close collaboration with all members of the
management team, you will acquire knowledge and experience over a 12 to 18
months term while familiarizing yourself with all areas of the process. You
will be developing the skills necessary to directly manage a team and supervise
production activities and thus contribute to the success of the plant.

What You’ll Do

  • Achieve general knowledge of daily production with emphasis on efficiency, quality and safety standards;
  • Gain an understand of the facility layout and production processes;
  • Work alongside production employees to gain a working knowledge of the mill equipment and operations, in addition you will gain exposure to yard, planning and inventories, shipping, quality control, maintenance;
  • Develop efficient communication techniques in order to lead direct reports with work instructions, training and cross-training for all production positions and assist with evaluating employee performance;
  • Foster information sharing and communication within teams, skills development, strengthen employee engagement, autonomy and accountability;
  • Participate in conflict resolution;
  • Supervise training for personnel regarding job duties, orientation & safety, equipment requirement to ensure proper functions of assigned duties;
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and refer to Safety programs, policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Understand, interpret and apply the principles of labor relations and clauses of the collective agreement;
  • Participate in the production planning process and assist with troubleshooting issues;
  • Perform reporting and administrative activities related to the role;
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

What You Offer

  • Post-Secondary diploma or collegial degree in wood products or forestry field or equivalent;
  • Have minimal Supervisory or lead hand experience in an industrial, manufacturing or in a wood products manufacturing environment;
  • Have experience in a unionized environment;
  • Have relevant achievements and training in health and safety;
  • Knowledge and skills in IT tools and the use of production systems;
  • Must be available to work flexible schedules to meet the operational needs;
  • Curiosity, judgment and excellent learning abilities;
  • Excellent listening and communication skills;
  • Good organizational and planning skills;
  • Team player, Analytical and Result-Oriented;
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken French; English is an asset for various corporate meetings and training;
  • Integrity, thoroughness and professionalism.

We Are

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

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

We Offer

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

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

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 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.
you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any
special accommodations you may require. Any information you send us will be
treated with respect and confidentiality.