Current Opportunities

Norbord recognizes that its strength is its people and we are always interested in hearing from talented individuals with experience in our industry. If an employment opportunity is not currently listed in your career field, we would still like to hear from you.

Opportunities in the United States

Area Champion - Jefferson, TX

Job purpose

In general, the Area Champion is responsible for one of two manufacturing process groups (Woodyard/Heat & Energy or Forming/Finishing) and ensuring those production processes are as efficient as possible.  The Area Champion will work with management and leaders of shift-assigned employees and other contracted resources in the manufacturing of OSB to get the maximum yield and efficiency from our equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Area Champion is responsible for a complete manufacturing process across multiple production teams, ensuring processes are as efficient as possible. The Area Champion will drive maximum yield and efficiency from our production teams and equipment. The Area Champion is responsible for improving margin, quality, and quantity.  This position acts as a process expert to aide training employees to improve their skill sets.  The Area Champion will identify and drive improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions as needed.

Area Champion is responsible for evaluation of data leading to achieving production targets with improved margin and efficiency.  To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring production and quality control systems, analyze production, quality control, or other operational reports to detect production problems and opportunities
  • Determining how systems should work from OEM and other MOC documents and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect production outcome
  • Reviewing processing schedules or production orders and make recommendations concerning manufacturing requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering headcount and budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Mentoring assigned personnel and promote efficiency and build skills
  • Recommending process improvements in the work area to gain efficiencies
  • Communicating effectively with all team members and ensure miscommunications are minimized
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Production Manager

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role.  These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Expert level knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology of OSB manufacturing equipment with a strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Expert level knowledge of the principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment involved in the processes of making OSB
  • Expert level knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of OSB
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • BS or BA diploma or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team

Specialized knowledge or skills needed:

  • Expert level of understanding of our manufacturing equipment
  • Superior knowledge of continuous improvement to add efficiency and margin improvement
  • Understanding of how training can produce a gain efficiency and increase production levels
  • Mentoring, coaching and leading others
  • Directing others to successful completion of tasks
  • Listen for understanding skills
  • People and team building skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Leading and setting the example with safety
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time
  • Analyze data to recommend informed operational decisions

Working conditions

Role requires a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth.  Special working conditions may include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

Physical ability to perform the essential job functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 30 feet above the ground, lifting up to 50 pounds (from floor to shoulder height), stooping, and bending, carrying up to 30 pounds at least 40 feet.

Direct reports

This position has many indirect reports.  Demonstrated leadership is a key requirement for success in this role.

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Safety Manager - Nacogdoches, TX

Job purpose

In general, the Safety Manager plans, directs, and coordinates the safety of personnel in our oriented strand board mill.  Duties and responsibilities include all aspects of safety and health, including evaluating site processes and equipment to determine controls needed to keep workers safe.  The Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that workers understand safe work procedures and are competent to safely carry out their assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that the workplace is monitored and is fully in compliance with all applicable OSHA standards, rules and regulations in order to maintain safety in a manufacturing facility. To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Responsible for directing and coordinating safety-related activities.

  • Use labels, signs, posters, floor marking, and color coding to warn employees about potential hazards.
  • Ensure that Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) are maintained, and communicated to employees.
  • Review and assist with safety measure introduction, which may include engineering controls, such as barriers or ventilation, personal protective gear or special procedures.
  • Participate in workplace safety and health planning meetings.
  • Ensure managers and supervisors have the appropriate safety and health, accident prevention, and investigation training.
  • Administer corporate or site policies and procedures designed to promote worker health and safety as well as ensures compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Work with the organization’s management team to evaluate and to enforce policy conformance.
  • Develop measures and practices that prevent accidents and ensure compliance with OSHA standards.
  • Routinely monitor the workplace for hazardous safety and health conditions.
  • Ensure safety and health hazards are corrected, eliminated or guarded.
  • Assess engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist management with the investigation of accidents.
  • Investigate all close calls and other safety-related incidents that have occurred within the accident area.
  • Ensure the results of safety inspections are documented; monitoring the investigation of accidents and injuries; ensuring that corrective actions are taken; and providing recommendations for ways to prevent similar accidents.
  • Ensure that all accident reports are recorded in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, and other external sources. This information may be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Position requires being honest and ethical in business dealings.
  • Communicate effectively with all team members and ensure miscommunications are minimized.
  • Coordinate with other senior staff members on personnel, safety, finance, and other issues, looking for ways to increase and enhance all functional areas.
  • Lead by example.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.  A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a safety discipline with 5+ years manufacturing experience OR 10 years of manufacturing management experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Managerial/Supervisory experience (preferably in safety).
  • Thorough knowledge of safety concepts and application.
  • Leadership — ability to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  • Engaging others — ability to set and achieve goals through others.
  • Innovation — demonstrates creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.

Specialized knowledge or skills needed:

  • Knowledge of best practices, principles and methods to achieve a sustained, safe manufacturing environment.
  • Leading and setting the example with safety.
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time.
  • Analyze data to make informed decisions.

Working conditions

Role requires a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions may include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

Physical ability to perform the essential job functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 30 feet above the ground, lifting up to 50 pounds (from floor to shoulder height), stooping, and bending, carrying up to 30 pounds at least 40 feet.

Direct reports

This position may have a direct report. Leadership is a key requirement for success in this role.

Possible direct reports: occupational health nurse or other

Compensation and Applying

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Norbord offers a great benefit package. Details will be provided to candidates under consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Electrical Supervisor - Kinards, SC

Job purpose

Manage a team of 8-10 electricians on a daily basis; perform evaluations, counseling and coaching sessions as needed for each member.

Maintain the facility in both safety and machinery; follow up with all issues in a timely manner; be able to work well with all members of management and act accordingly. The expectations of this position are high and you will be held to them.  You are to communicate with the area managers about issues or needs and prioritize them to fit the needs of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with the Norbord Safety System and promote safety
  • Perform and maintain counseling and coaching sessions along with performance evaluations for each direct report
  • Schedule and assign daily tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role include:

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • BS Degree with 5+ years of manufacturing experience or 10 years of manufacturing management experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Must be self-motivated, honest and have high ethical standards
  • Possess strong team building, communication, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers and MS Office Suite are required
  • Valid driver’s license

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

  • Standing/walking – working on feet standing or walking on uneven surfaces outside in the woods
  • Sitting – able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Able to grasp lightweight material (less than 5 lbs.) on a regular basis

Interested candidates should send their resume to:

Email: Kecia.Faulkner@Norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Alabama Inc.
Attention:  HR Manager
4400 Barton Industrial Boulevard
Lanett, AL 36863

 

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Technical Manager - Huguley, AL

Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager oversees a technical team responsible for product recipes, recipe modification for new products/markets and research and development to ensure product quality and cost effectiveness. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing product optimization, in addition to reporting data analysis and internal research and development. The successful candidate will also maintain the Mill Quality Assurance program with the APA. Other duties include but are not restricted to; conducting warehouse quality control inspections, providing training to all lab process technicians in SOP’s including validation of procedures, leading new product development, process optimization and preparation of all reports required.

Preference will be given to candidates that possess a post-secondary education, such as a Technical Diploma, Wood Science Degree, or a Chemical Engineer, P Eng and/or related technical experience in a similar type role. We are open to considering candidates with relevant education and/or experience for career development in this role. Excellent computer and math (SPC) skills, with strong interpersonal and communication skills, are essential.

At Norbord we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: jon.anderson@norbord.com

Mail:     Norbord Alabama
Attention: Human Resources Manager
4400 Barton Industrial Blvd.
Lanett, Al 36863

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Mechanical/Manufacturing/Process Engineer - Nacogdoches, TX

Job Purpose

In general, the engineer develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; develops or coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products, and marshals resources necessary for manufacturing OSB in accordance with other engineering directives or initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

Engineer is responsible for assisting management with analysis of processes and procedures involved in the production of OSB. Engineer is responsible for evaluation of data leading to achieving production targets with improved margins, adding efficiency and removing waste.  To that end, these responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze production processes to gain margin improvement
  • Review OEM processes and make recommendations concerning manufacturing requirements and standard work procedures
  • Monitor production and quality control systems, analyze production, quality control, or other operational reports to detect production or process problems
  • Mentor assigned personnel and promote efficiency and build leadership and team skills
  • Recommend process improvements in the work area to gain efficiencies
  • Communicate effectively with all team members and ensure miscommunications are minimized
  • Coordinate with other senior staff members on personnel, safety, finance, and purchasing issues, looking for ways to increase and enhance all functional areas
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Manager

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform this role. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.   A reasonable accommodation may be allowed for some aspects of the role as determined by Human Resources.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • BS in an engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, manufacturing, process)
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated success in a manufacturing environment
  • Project management experience with capital projects
  • Automation experience
  • Controls/PLC experience
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Statistical process control

Specialized knowledge or skills that may be needed or required:

  • Analyze data to recommend informed operational decisions
  • Understand or learn methods to gain efficiency and margin improvement
  • Understand or learn how training can produce a gain efficiency and increase production levels
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Mentoring, coaching and leading others
  • Directing others to successful completion of tasks
  • Listen for understanding skills
  • People and team building skills
  • Leading and setting the example with safety
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time

Working Conditions

Role requires a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth. Special working conditions may include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical Requirements

Physical ability to perform the essential job functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 30 feet above the ground, lifting up to 50 pounds (from floor to shoulder height), stooping, and bending, carrying up to 30 pounds at least 40 feet.

Direct Reports

This position has no direct and indirect reports, but demonstrated leadership is a key requirement for success in this role.

Compensation and Applying

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Norbord offers a great benefit package.   Details will be provided to candidates under consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Human Resource Manager - Nacogdoches, TX

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for aligning human resources processes and solutions to meet the business needs of the client group. Partner with other Human Resource team members in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of human resources activities and solutions.

Primary Accountability

  • Personnel Planning – Plan and control the human resource needs while focused on cost and productivity gains
  • Recruitment & Selection – Recruit among internal and external candidates that exhibit the highest potential to meet both current and future needs
  • Training and Development – Track and manage performance management and development processes that prepare available human resources to meet current demands and growth
  • Performance Management – Contributes to identifying and developing talent
  • Career and Succession – Forecast the availability of Human Resources through personnel planning that meets the demands of the company
  • Compensation and benefits – Implement and manage benefits programs and compensation programs that attracts, retains, and motivates people
  • Employee relations – Ensure positive employee relations and engagement through participative management
  • Employee Communications – Ensure that communications to client group are effective; promoting both relationships and interaction as a two-way process as well as contributing towards reaching, recognizing and celebrating results

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years’ progressive HR experience within a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • 2- 3 years’ direct experience leading HR at the plant/location level
  • BS Degree in Human Resource Management or similar discipline
  • Ability to travel within the US and globally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or MBA
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP Certification
  • Working knowledge of UltiPro or similar HRIS and time keeping software

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Apply online at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/4b5cc194 and we’ll contact you if you meet our qualifications.

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Human Resource Manager - Tupelo, MS

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for aligning human resources processes and solutions to meet the business needs of the client group. Partner with other Human Resource team members in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of human resources activities and solutions.

Primary Accountability

  • Personnel Planning – Plan and control the human resource needs while focused on cost and productivity gains
  • Recruitment & Selection – Recruit among internal and external candidates that exhibit the highest potential to meet both current and future needs
  • Training and Development – Track and manage performance management and development processes that prepare available human resources to meet current demands and growth
  • Performance Management – Contributes to identifying and developing talent
  • Career and Succession – Forecast the availability of Human Resources through personnel planning that meets the demands of the company
  • Compensation and benefits – Implement and manage benefits programs and compensation programs that attracts, retains, and motivates people
  • Employee relations – Ensure positive employee relations and engagement through participative management
  • Employee Communications – Ensure that communications to client group are effective; promoting both relationships and interaction as a two-way process as well as contributing towards reaching, recognizing and celebrating results

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years’ progressive HR experience within a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • 2- 3 years’ direct experience leading HR at the plant/location level
  • BS Degree in Human Resource Management or similar discipline
  • Ability to travel within the US and globally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or MBA
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP Certification
  • Working knowledge of UltiPro or similar HRIS and time keeping software

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditional upon successfully passing a drug test.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Trent.Barton@Norbord.com.

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Electronics Control Technician - Jefferson, TX

Jefferson TX OSB has an opportunity for an Electronics Control Technician.   This position will provide skilled technical and engineering support to repair, maintenance, programming and refurbishment of mill electrical system and automation projects. The position will assist in the management of projects, coordination of work, and execution of work related to electrical maintenance, electrical engineering and automation.  The major emphasis is on analyzing and solving complex technical problems and identifying opportunities to continually improve the uptime, reliability, and performance of equipment.  Responsible for project and maintenance reliability of EIC systems within an industrial environment manufacturing engineered wood particle board.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments and across other engineering disciplines to design and detail industrial processes, motor controls, instrumentation, and power systems that meet business requirements
  • Ensure that control hardware and software, installation, PLC/HMI programming, and operational requirements meet specifications, codes, and end-user expectations
  • Design, specify, start, validate, monitor, and troubleshoot EIC systems including Sensor Specification and performance, PLC logic, electrical drives and motor controls
  • Program, troubleshoot, and configure Allen Bradley (Rockwell) PLC/HMI control systems
  • Detail control strategy for process areas, communicate, educate, and train technicians and managers on processes, equipment, and standards
  • Problem-solve process engineering issues and/or design issues by applying controls theory and engineering principles

Requirements

  • AA degree in Electronics Controls (or similar) required
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience developing motor controls programming for PLC controls and electrical drives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability with root cause analysis required
  • Experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Implement design changes on programmable controller and microprocessor based process control equipment
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and drawings
  • Have strong working knowledge of and familiarity with 480VAC, 3 phase motor control circuits,  Powerflex 700 and 7000 drives
  • Troubleshoot and program in RsLogix 5000, RsLogix 500, and PLC 5
  • Work with Rockwell RsView 32 is a plus

Position is non-exempt.   Rate of pay is DOE.
Apply online at: JeffHR@norbord.com and we’ll contact you if you meet our qualifications.  We support diversity.

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Opportunities in Canada

Forester - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Forester will provide support to Norbord’s 100 Mile House Woodlands staff for the delivery of all phases of our woodlands management program. Duties may include assistance with forest planning, information system implementation, timber development, wood procurement, harvesting supervision and silviculture operations.

This position requires an individual who is a self starter, with a positive outlook, and a strong commitment to safety. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are essential, as are flexibility and the capacity to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives. BC Woodlands supports and rewards initiative and continuous improvement.

The ideal candidate must be a graduate of a recognized technical/degree forestry program and available for relocation and full time employment. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-4 years of experience in a related role.

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence to:

Email: jennifer.bono@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
#453-595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC  V7X 1L3

Fax: 604 608 3569

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Woodlands Supervisor - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Woodlands Supervisor will be a critical component to the Barwick Woodlands team with a strong focus on contract management, wood procurement and delivery strategies for the field delivery of wood fibre in a safe, environmentally sound, efficient, cost effective and timely manner to supply the requirements of the Barwick OSB plant. Experience, flexibility, accountability and the ability to define and deliver on objectives in the best interest of the company’s wood requirements are crucial to this role.

This position has responsibility for delivery and performance in the following functions: direct contract administration and management, wood supply identification, analysis and procurement, environmentally sound forest harvesting practices, safety programs associated with forest operations, adherence to all applicable regulations, interaction with 3rd party management groups to ensure our wood interests are being protected, development, communication and monitoring of a wood quality program considering mill needs, annual fibre flow planning considering safety, budgeting, cost control, Crown supply agreements, logyard and inventory management, private woodlot program development, purchase wood, major licensee relations, government relations and forest resource public relations, and a minor role in forest management planning.

The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to work in a team environment with people of different backgrounds; strong analytical and organizational skills; an understanding of current technologies, and a high energy and commitment level. Preference will be given to individuals who are eligible or are currently members of Ontario Professional Forester Association or with at least 2 years of related forestry experience. Candidates with other post-secondary education credentials and employment experience in related fields may be considered. A current Class G driver’s license is required. Proficiency with LIMS, GIS products, and MS Office applications would be considered an asset.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on education/experience
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Health, dental, and vision plan
  • Life insurance

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, February 2, 2018 to Tanya Townson, Human Resources Manager:

Email: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 2000
Barwick, ON P0W 1A0

Fax:  807 487 1131

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Process Control Coordinator - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Process Control Coordinator is responsible for designing electrical, instrumentation and control systems in support of plant operations and maintenance activities.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Configuration and development of industrial computer network systems for HMI and PLC systems.
  • Optimization of the facility’s process control systems as well as improving reliability of the process systems.
  • Supervising and performing HMI, VFD and PLC programming.
  • Performing field start up tasks, coordinating instrumentation calibration and maintenance support.
  • Support the operations and maintenance groups during normal and abnormal plant operation.
  • Updating CAD drawings for process and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Maintaining of equipment and/or process related software.
  • Be part of an on-call system designed to provide resources to production team during off hours.
  • Relief supervision for a crew of 6-10 employees.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience with process control and instrumentation. Experience working with smart field devices, Allen Bradley CLX (motion control), and PLC5 PLCs, VFDs and instrumentation such as control valves, process analyzers, flow, pressure and temperature transmitters as well as PID and tuning controls are areas considered in the selection process. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. Strong working knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word are required.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on education/experience
  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Health, dental, and vision plan
  • Life insurance

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, January 19, 2018 to Tanya Townson, Human Resources Manager:

Email: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 2000
Barwick, ON P0W 1A0

Fax:  807 487 1131

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Planning Forester - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Planning Forester is responsible for the strategic management and development of standing timber inventory to achieve Norbord’s objectives under our Alberta forest tenures.

Key roles of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of Norbord’s timber development program, including contract establishment and supervision of forest consultants in the delivery of approved Cutting Permits, Road Permits and Forest Stewardship Plans
  • Liaison with government agencies, First Nations, public and stakeholders
  • Preparation of annual timber development budgets
  • Stumpage management for Crown timber
  • Leadership in implementation of Norbord’s forest certification initiatives
  • Compliance with acts, regulations and policies pertaining to forest planning and operations

This position requires a high energy and commitment level, and a positive outlook. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives.

The ideal candidate has a post secondary degree or diploma in Forestry, is currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Forester or Forest Technologist with CAPF and has at least 3 years of experience in a related role. Candidates with less experience may be considered for alternate positions.

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence to:

Email: Dan.Leblanc@norbord.com

Mail:      Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
Bag 6700, Hwy 40
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6Y9         

Fax:   780 831 2519

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Area Supervisor - Finishing/Shipping, Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Area Supervisor Finishing/Shipping is a leadership position responsible for managing the day-to-day production of a specific area of the mill with the goal of production running at 100% efficiency. This position supports production process improvements and the production teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency. The Area Supervisor relies on leadership abilities, in conjunction with knowledge of OSB production processes and a continuous improvement/preventative maintenance mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the company vision, mission and values.

The Area Supervisor is responsible for leading and demonstrating the importance of safety to all finishing and shipping team members, as well as communicating to team members’ compliance to all safety practices is mandatory. Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Housekeeping in the finishing/shipping end, as well as making rounds on a regular basis.
  • Assisting the Team Leaders in maintaining the packaging quality in the finishing end.
  • Conducting final inspection of all finished products in the warehouse ensuring it is up to company and customer standards.
  • Maintaining regular contact with the mill, this may include evenings and weekends from time to time depending on operational demands.
  • Recordkeeping through time books, log books, production reports, down-time and equipment breakdown reports.
  • Coaching and training in conjunction with the Production Team Leaders to ensure all team members are aware of the location of fire equipment and are familiar with the proper firefighting procedures to fight various types of fires.
  • Ensuring all new employees in the finishing end have been trained in the safe operation of plant equipment based on company standards.
  • Providing leadership, direction and discipline as required.

Preference will be given to candidates that possess a post-secondary education, such as a Technical Diploma, or a Wood Science Degree, and/or a minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior production role in an OSB plant. Excellent computer and math skills, with strong interpersonal and communication skills, are essential.

We offer the following as part of our employment package:

  • Very competitive wages
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • An excellent comprehensive benefits package, including company contributions to pension plan
  • A stable environment with a fixed work schedule, with ample time off.
  • Non-union environment

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

E-mail: daniel.leblanc@norbord.com

Attention: Human Resources
Norbord Inc.
Bag 6700, Hwy 40
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6Y9

Fax: (780) 831 – 2545

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Manufacturing Area Team Leader - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Manufacturing Area Team Leader will ensure that safety, quality, production and raw material usage in the blending, forming, pressing, and finishing areas is managed effectively and efficiently.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create, maintain and work in a safe environment supporting the company objective of “0” incident rate.
  • Optimize production throughput levels for the blending, forming, pressing, finishing area.
  • Management of raw materials and other resources.
  • To motivate, educate, train and support the ongoing knowledge and development of individual crew members.
  • Collaboratively prepare weekly schedules with other Area Leaders.
  • Conduct investigations into unplanned events – Root Cause Analysis.
  • Develop safe department procedures and safe work practices.
  • Maintain high housekeeping standards.
  • Support operating and maintenance group to achieve high performance execution of the blending/forming/pressing and finishing areas.
  • Report and investigate all safety incidents.
  • Enter all production, quality, and downtime at end of each shift.
  • Direct and indirectly supervise 5-10 subordinates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of management experience in the forest products industry or manufacturing environment and have completed post-secondary education at a minimum. Preference will be given to candidates possessing a BSc- Engineering or other Wood Science degree. Strong working knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word are required.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on education/experience
  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Health, dental, and vision plan
  • Life insurance

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, November 24th, 2017 to:

Email:    tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail:     Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
Box 2000
Barwick, ON P0W 1A0

Fax:       807 487 1131

 

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Technical Manager - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager oversees a technical team responsible for product recipes, recipe modification for new products/markets and research and development to ensure product quality and cost effectiveness while working safely at all times. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing product optimization, in addition to reporting data analysis and internal research and development. The successful candidate will also maintain the Mill Quality Assurance program with the APA. Other duties include but are not restricted to; conducting warehouse quality control inspections, providing training to all lab process technicians in SOP’s including validation of procedures, ensuring all technical team members understand and adhere to safety policies, leading new product development, process optimization and preparation of all reports required.

Preference will be given to candidates that possess a post-secondary education, such as a Technical Diploma or a Wood Science Degree, and 3+ years of related OSB technical experience. Excellent computer and math (SPC) skills, with strong interpersonal and communication skills, are essential.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: dan.leblanc@norbord.com     

Fax: 780-831-2519

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Electrician - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Electrical Team Lead, the Electrician performs the necessary predictive and preventative repairs to accomplish our reliability goals and to maintain the mill on a day to day basis. This work is performed as part of a greater maintenance team to install and maintain electrical and electronic systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, conveyor systems and production machinery.

At Norbord we live health and safety, without compromise. As the successful candidate, you will have responsibility for safely maintaining all electrical, electronic, instrumentation equipment, process control programming and computer networking on the plant site to ensure maximum effective running time. Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • PM’s, emergency work orders, corrective work, & shift coverage
  • Troubleshooting and changing out damaged components, such as motors, relays, discrete and analog devices, actuators and positioners
  • Troubleshoot and maintain high voltage supply systems of up to 115,000 volts
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot high voltage equipment and motors up to 4160 volts
  • Utilizing various PLC and HMI systems for troubleshooting and programming new logic
  • Participate in root cause analysis in the event of an electrical failure
  • Install and maintain power supply wiring and conduit for equipment such as conveyor systems, programmable controllers, and lighting systems
  • Required to know hoisting, rigging, hand signals, proper slings and shackles to perform proper lifts in a safe manner
  • Lock out/tagging and isolating unsafe equipment
  • Operate and maintain drill presses, grinders, band saws, electric pipe threaders, and conduit benders
  • Work on work orders and standard maintenance practices
  • Work with apprentices and other trades people to promote a team environment
  • General housekeeping

Our ideal candidate is a Journeyperson Electrician, or similar qualified, with a proven safety track record, along with preventative maintenance program training. Preference shall be given to those candidates with previous experience in a wood manufacturing setting.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: dan.leblanc@norbord.com

Mail:     Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
Bag 6700
Hwy 40
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 6Y9

Fax:   780 831 2519

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Health & Safety Manager - High Level, AB

Reporting to the General Manager, the Health & Safety Manager requires a hands-on approach to provide pro-active occupational health and safety support to site employees to achieve the goal of zero TIR. In conjunction with OHS responsibilities, this individual ensures fire prevention activities for their facility. The Health & Safety Manager utilizes a loss prevention mindset utilizing strong facilitation/training skills and strong interpersonal skills to promote excellence as established in the company strategies. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and conduct weekly formal audits and non-formal site inspections, reviewing reports and ensuring appropriate follow-up regarding the completion of all action items
  • Coordinate comprehensive investigation processes regarding all incidents occurring in the facility relating to safety and health with the mindset all incidents are preventable
  • Provide input for the creation of annual safety budget
  • Facilitate OHS training for all site employees. Participate in the JHS Committee through coaching/mentoring members
  • Maintain safety statistics and reporting as required: monthly, quarterly, and annually
  • Identify hazard areas and ensure procedures are in place, communicated and followed to prevent incidents
  • Facilitate/participate in bi-weekly, company-wide safety calls including preparing and presenting High Level’s contribution concerning high potential incidents or other matters as required
  • Liaise with medical practitioners, WCB agents, human resources and injured or ill employees regarding the collection and timely dissemination of documentation relating to employee injury and illness
  • Conduct an annual review of health and safety programs

The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of related OHS and training experience in the forest products industry or manufacturing environment, CRSP designation (Canadian Registered Safety Professional); related post -secondary education; experience in conducting incident investigations; knowledge of OH&S Act/WCB processes, and a strong working knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email:    greg.cox@norbord.com

Mail:      Norbord Inc.
P.O. Box 1856
Hwy 35 South
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax:       780 841 3662

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Multiples possibilités d'emploi - La Sarre, Quebec

Joignez les rangs d’une équipe qui repousse constamment les limites de la performance et de l’innovation

Norbord inc., est un producteur international de panneaux dérivés du bois dont le siège social est à Toronto. Norbord opère 17 usines au Canada, aux États-Unis et en Europe et compte plus de 2700 employés.

En plus d’être l’un des plus grands producteurs d’OSB au monde, nous fabriquons des panneaux de particules, des panneaux de fibres de densité moyenne, du contre-plaqué de feuillus, des poutrelles en I et des produits connexes à valeur ajoutée.

Norbord Inc. est à la recherche de personnes dynamiques intéressées à occuper divers postes pour sa division de LA SARRE et offre un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels.

SURINTENDANT DE L’ENTRETIEN

Sous la supervision du Directeur Général, le Surintendant de l’entretien a comme mandat principal la responsabilité de la gestion des ressources humaines, financières et matérielles du département d’entretien de l’usine. Il voit à la planification, à l’organisation, à la direction, au contrôle et au suivi des activités d’entretien préventif, prédictif et curatif, de réparation, de modification et d’installation des divers équipements de production et de services auxiliaires de l’usine.

Profil recherché:

  • Détenir un diplôme universitaire en génie mécanique, électrique ou industriel (option maintenance industriel) jumelé à sept (7) années d’expérience pertinente. Une formation collégiale en entretien ou maintenance industrielle jumelé avec dix (10) années d’expérience pertinente dont trois (3) en gestion seront également considérés;
  • Bonne connaissance pratique en mécanique, électrique et instrumentation;
  • Avoir du leadership, et d’excellentes habiletés en communication et en relations interpersonnelles;
  • Démontre de très bonne aptitudes à influencer positivement le changement;
  • Aptitudes pour le travail d’équipe;
  • Être Autonome, proactif et enthousiaste;
  • Le bilinguisme et la connaissance des applications informatiques seront considérés comme des atouts. 

MÉCANICIEN INDUSTRIEL (4)

Le Mécanicien d’entretien travaillera sous la direction du Contremaître de l’entretien mécanique. Parmi ses principales responsabilités notons l’inspection, la modification, la réparation, l’amélioration et l’entretien d’équipement mécanique.

Profil recherché:

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle;
  • Avoir un minimum de deux (2) années d’expérience pertinente;
  • Être capable de lire des plans mécaniques;
  • Avoir des connaissances et une expérience en pneumatique, en hydraulique et en soudure;
  • Avoir la capacité de produire un rapport;
  • Aptitudes pour le travail de recherche et pour le travail d’équipe.

PLANIFICATEUR ENTRETIEN

Sous la direction du Responsable du département de Fiabilité, effectuera le contrôle des routes d’inspection, des bons de travail, des fiches de cadenassage et des fiches d’espace clos.

Profil recherché :

  • Détenir une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en analyse d’entretien ou maintenance industrielle et posséder un minimum de deux (2) années d’expérience pertinente ou;
  • Détenir une formation professionnelle (D.E.P.) en mécanique industrielle et posséder un minimum de cinq (5) ans d’expérience;
  • Être familier avec les logiciels suivants: Windows, Word, Excel;
  • Avoir des aptitudes pour le travail de recherche et pour le travail d’équipe;
  • Capacité à gérer des priorités et produire des rapports;
  • Connaissance de l’anglais parlé et écrit serait un atout important

INFIRMIER

Sous la direction du Surintendant ressources humaines et santé sécurité, l’infirmier aura la responsabilité de réaliser l’ensemble des activités de l’infirmerie tout en collaborant avec l’ensemble des départements ainsi qu’avec le médecin traitant.

Profil recherché

  • Détenir, une formation collégiale (D.E.C.) en soins infirmiers;
  • Avoir au minimum deux (2) années d’expériences pertinentes;
  • Être membre en règle de l’OIIQ;
  • Avoir de l’intérêt pour les lois et règlements en santé et sécurité;
  • Être à l’aise avec Microsoft Office;
  • Détenir la licence d’instructeur RCR/secouriste sera considéré comme un atout;

JOURNALIERS LISTE DE RAPPEL

Le Journalier travaillera sous la supervision du Contremaître. Il sera principalement affecté à des remplacements de postes de production dans l’usine. Il sera graduellement formé aux divers postes de production et appelé à obtenir un poste spécifique dans le futur selon les diverses ouvertures temporaires et/ou permanentes. Les tâches varieront selon le poste occupé.

Profil recherché :

  • Travailler en respectant les règles de santé et sécurité;
  • Détenir un diplôme d’études secondaires (D.E.S.) ou l’équivalent;
  • Posséder un permis de conduire classe 5;
  • Avoir des aptitudes pour le travail d’équipe et la communication;
  • Avoir la capacité de produire un rapport et des feuilles de route;
  • Faire preuve de leadership;
  • S’adapter facilement aux différentes tâches.

Une description détaillée des postes offerts est disponible au : https://www.emplois-abitibi-temiscamingue.com/Norbord

Les personnes intéressées par ce défi peuvent soumettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité à :

Daniel Parent
Surintendant ressources humaines et santé sécurité
Industries Norbord Inc.
Division La Sarre
210, 9e Avenue Est,
La Sarre, Qc J9Z 2X5

Fax : (819) 333-9504

Courriel : daniel.parent@norbord.com

Veuillez prendre note que l’usage du genre masculin a été utilisé dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Nous remercions tous les candidats; toutefois seules les personnes retenues seront contactées.

Industries Norbord inc, souscrit à l’égalité des chances en emploi.

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Third Class Power Engineer - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Third Class Power Engineer is a key member of the management team. As the successful candidate the Third Class Power Engineer will be responsible for coordinating the operations and maintenance of the Energy, Drying, EFB Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Potable Water Systems and monitoring stack air quality to ensure it meets standards and managing compliance on all site environmental issues. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the daily operations and maintenance of the Energy Systems is in compliance with The Pressure Equipment Safety Authority (ABSA).
  • Ensuring the operation meets all required government regulations and is compliant on all environmental issues.
  • Ensuring manuals and operating procedures are established and kept up to date.
  • Ensuring the ash material delivered to waste site is in compliance with the environmental permit.
  • Liaison for the dryer and energy EFBs.
  • Coordinating, implementing and maintaining environmental permit with respect to EFB.
  • Monitoring on a day to day basis the fire protection systems and equipment.
  • Coordinating regular training and skill upgrading for energy crews.
  • Monitoring of heating and grate cooling systems.
  • Monitoring the air supply released from all stacks.
  • Responsible for loss control prevention management.
  • Monitoring potable water (pump houses, wells and storage).
  • Assisting with the maintenance work required in the Energy Dryer area.As the ideal candidate, you will possess a 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate, Grade 12 mathematics or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience. Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. A dedication to a professional team environment with an emphasis on safety is essential.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: greg.cox@norbord.com

Mail:   Norbord Inc.
P.O. Box 1856
Hwy 35 South
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3662

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Maintenance Planner - High Level, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner’s role is to work together with production and maintenance to improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials and equipment access. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists production with balancing their needs for runtime requirements and equipment reliability by identifying pro-active maintenance solutions.
  • Long-range planning involving the regular analysis of backlog relative to available resources.
  • All phases of short-range planning and scheduling including: initial job screening; analysis of job requirements; job research; detailed job planning; job preparation; purchase requisitions; job scheduling and coordination; and schedule adjustment.
  • Coordinates all planning and scheduling for shutdowns (major and minor) to include: Gantt charts, Critical Path Analysis and Resource Leveling.
  • Develops planner reference systems including a file of planned job packages for recurring jobs, plus labor and material libraries for each piece of equipment.
  • Informs the Maintenance Manager of abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters outside the planner’s knowledge or authority.
  • Ensures that completed work order information is meaningful and accurate, thereby, ensuring that valid historical data is captured in IVARA.
  • Assist with budgetary preparation, tracking, and periodic analysis of cost trends and provide recommendations for continual improvement.

The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical or process background with experience and/or training in planning and scheduling. Additionally he or she will be very technically sound, with experience in our IVARA software system, or similar CMMS software platforms. Journeyman trades (Millwright or Electrician) certification or continuous process experience would be a definite asset. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. A demonstrated commitment to working safely will be essential.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: greg.cox@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3693

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Certified Journeyman Millwright - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader you must be flexible and available to work various shifts based on the operational needs of the OSB plant. Duties and responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • PM’s, PdM, corrective and emergency work, shift coverage and training.
  • Trouble shoots and changes out damaged components, such as hydraulic pumps, reducers, valves, sprockets, cylinders, chains, regulators, bearings, and all other moving components.
  • Participates in “RCA” (Root Cause Analysis) after a mechanical failure or as requested.
  • Troubleshoots failed or failing hydraulic systems and adjust flow controls,
  • Utilizes Norbord’s lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Works closely with operations and trades people to promote a team environment.

As the ideal candidate you will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Journeyman Millwright with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner as an integral member of the maintenance team. You will hold an Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certification, strong hydraulic knowledge and trouble shooting skills are required. A Welding ticket, Heavy Duty Mobile Equipment, Machining or related experience would be a definite asset.

The 100 Mile House operation is a union environment offering union wages and benefits.

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence to:

Email: myrin.toews@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources
P.O. Box 67
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0
Fax: 250 395 6276

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Certified Journeyman Millwright(s) - High Level, AB

As the ideal candidate you will have experience as a Journeyman Millwright with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner as an integral member of the Maintenance team. Millwrights are responsible for the necessary predictive and preventative repairs to accomplish our reliability goals, and help maintain the mill on a day to day basis. Other duties include:

  • Operating and maintaining drill presses, grinder, band saws, torches, welders, and other metal working tools to fabricate, repair and design parts and damaged components
  • Changing out damaged components
  • Required to know hoisting, rigging, hand signals, proper slings and shackles to perform lifts in a safe manner
  • Lockout/tagout equipment
  • Participating in root cause analysis of mechanical failure
  • General housekeeping

We offer the following as part of our employment package:

  • Very competitive wages
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • An excellent comprehensive benefits package, including company contributions to pension plan
  • A stable environment with a fixed work schedule, with ample time off
  • Non-union environment

As the ideal candidate you are a Certified Journeyman with Inter-Provincial certification; preventative maintenance program training; at least five years experience in the trade in an industrial plant. You have a proven record of safe work habits. You treat others with respect and you are a self-starter with sound judgment and common sense; you possess the ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines; and work with minimal supervision.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Email: Greg.Cox@norbord.com
Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention – Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

Fax: 780 841 3662

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Exciting Opportunities in High Level, Alberta

Are you looking for a progressive and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous improvement and development?

JOIN THE TEAM IN OUR STATE-OF-THE-ART ORIENTED STRAND BOARD MILL IN HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA!

We currently have the following opportunities:

  • Utility Operators – $28.74/hour
  • Production Team Members – $29.06/hour
  • Debarker / Strander Operators – $30.52/hour
  • Finishing End Operators – $30.52/hour
  • Shipping – $30.52/hour
  • Grinderman – $31.26/hour
  • Process Technicians – $32.79/hour
  • Certified Journeyman Electricians & Millwrights – $39.82/hour

*Overtime available.

Working at Norbord Means:

Work Where You Live and be Home Every Night, Commitment to Safety without Compromise, Competitive Wages & Benefits, Great Team Environment, Training & Development, Values of Respect, Integrity, Safety, Excellence & Sustainability.

Who you are:

  • Demonstrated Safety Performance
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Results Oriented & Team Player
  • Positive Attitude & Strong Work Ethic
  • Strong Troubleshooting / Problem Solving Skills
  • Hydraulic Knowledge (Trades)
  • Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certificate (Trades)

We look forward to hearing from you, please submit your resume online to careerswest@norbord.com or Fax to 604 661 3201

Jump on board, enjoy the challenge, and be a part of our new team at Norbord High Level!

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Opportunities In Europe

For Norbord’s European career opportunities, please visit http://www.norbord.co.uk/about-us/careers