Mill Manager (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Interfor (

  Port Angeles, Washington, United States

Mill Manager, Port Angeles, Washington

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a  Mill Manager for our sawmill in Port Angeles, WA. The Mill Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Port Angeles Mill, while achieving business plan objectives for safety, productivity, quality and costs. The Mill Manager will provide leadership to drive continuous improvement in process reliability, product quality, operating cost and capital projects. This position is also responsible for ensuring the facility meets company expectations for production scheduling, inventory control, operating rate, fiber recovery, and facility financial performance.

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Port Angeles facility including sawmill, planer, shipping and maintenance departments.
  • Lead, manage and develop the staff.
  • Determine mill operating strategies, including optimization programs to maximize mill margins.
  • Maintain the highest standards for safety performance, leading with an impeccable personal example and a well communicated vision.
  • Ensure consistent personal and organizational alignment with Interfor’s core values.
  • Develop and promote a culture of performance management and continuous improvement in all aspects of the business.
  • Ensure that operations are in line with Interfor policies and procedures, as well as regulatory requirements, including safety, environmental, and other policies as applicable.
  • Responsible for overall mill operational and financial performance.
  • Maintain clear communication between internal staff and crew to facilitate optimum performance.
  • Oversee site employee relations and management practices.

What You Offer

  • Minimum 10-15 years of multi-department supervisory experience within the wood products industry.
  • Post-secondary education in Wood Products, Business, Operations or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of lumber manufacturing business including equipment, processes, products, optimization.
  • Proven track record in leadership including safety, environmental, business improvement and performance management.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude is considered assets.
  • Computer proficiency, particularly in Microsoft Office.
  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring the team follows all policies, procedures, practices and regulations.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make decisions based on an understanding of Interfor’s values, goals and strategies.
  • Creativity, resourcefulness and self-reliance.
  • Strong analytical abilities and knowledge of financial processes.
  • Flexibility to effectively respond to continually changing internal and external business conditions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Proven ability to build a strong team.
  • Detail and results oriented.

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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 & alcohol 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, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.