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

No specific U.S. career opportunities available at this time. Please contact one of our locations for local information and resume submission details.




Opportunities in Canada

Shop Foreman - Exco - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Shop Foreman is a front-line leadership position responsible for managing labour requirements and day-to-day fabrication/machining processes that fulfill EXCO’s contracts to internal and external customers. The Shop Foreman leads production employees with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency. The Shop Foreman relies on leadership abilities, in conjunction with knowledge of all of the shop’s capabilities, processes and a continuous improvement/preventative maintenance mindset in order to support and promote excellence. Other duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensures a safe work environment is maintained at all times.
  • Schedules and directs shop production to achieve estimated hours and production goals.
  • Coordinates with purchaser to ensure all material required for jobs is accounted for.
  • Establishes and maintains a product quality control program.
  • Ensures shop equipment is maintained and repaired so that it is safe and operational.
  • Conducts ongoing inspections to identify any unsafe work practices, hazard situations. Initiates immediate correction.
  • Assists with estimating shop labour for bid purposes.

As the ideal candidate you should have 3 to 5 years supervisory experience in a steel fabrication/machining environment. You possess the ability to read and interpret drawings, provide strong leadership to your team, knowledge and understanding of AutoCAD, Excel and Word. You must be familiar with all applicable industry standards.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay scale based on education/experience
  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Health insurance, including prescription drug plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision care plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, etc.)
  • Direct deposit payroll

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by March 31, 2017 to:

Email: excojobs@norbord.com   Subject: SHOP FOREMAN – EXCO

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Sales Representative - Toronto, ON

Reporting to the Director of North American Sales, the Sales Representative works in a team environment with the principal objective of maximizing sales returns and mill margins in accordance with the strategic financial and sales goals. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and customer focus. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop relationships and understand needs with an established North American customer base.
  • Field incoming inquiries regarding availability and pricing of OSB.
  • Collaborate with mill staff and logistics to forward sell production.
  • Keep current on market conditions, by interacting with customers, regional marketing managers and staff.
  • Attend customer meetings and trade shows.

As the ideal candidate you will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent post-secondary education.
  • A track record of performance in a similar field or related industry is a plus with a minimum of 3-5 years sales experience.
  • Ability to travel into both US and Canadian markets.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to strategize, plan, execute and report.
  • A self-motivated team player with a sense of urgency and flexibility to work until the job is complete.
  • Ability to work in an open environment and to collaborate effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Impeccable communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Detail and results orientated.
  • A high degree of honesty and integrity in all situations.
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package!

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, February 10th, 2017 to:

Email: careerswest@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
One Toronto Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5C 2W4

Fax: 416-360-2243

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Maintenance Manager - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the safe and cost effective maintenance of the mill.  The successful candidate will lead with the core belief that safety is paramount above all else.

Utilizing the Norbord Maintenance Management System (MMS) as a guiding framework, the duties and responsibilities will include the management of a highly qualified maintenance team, maintaining maximum OEE, managing maintenance budgets and open communications with production personnel.  Active participation in the operation’s efforts towards providing a safe working environment along with continuous innovation and process improvements initiatives are critical to the success of the role.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory maintenance experience within the forest industry, preferably at an OSB operation. Experience using a CMMS System, (preferably Ivara) is essential, as well as a good understanding and prior utilization of preventative maintenance tools such as lubrication, vibration analysis and thermography.

As the successful candidate you have a proven track record of:

  • developing and sustaining skills of the maintenance workforce
  • adhering to defined business processes
  • effectively executing scheduled maintenance activities
  • able to respond to changing priorities and operating conditions within the business
  • managing R&M costs, ensuring alignment with the business goals

A background and or education in engineering would also be an asset.  Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment.  A commitment to safe work practices is essential.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package!

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, February 10th, 2017

Email: myrin.toews@norbord.com

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

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Maintenance Manager - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for the safe and cost effective maintenance of the mill. The Maintenance Manager utilizes related experience, project management expertise, leadership abilities and a preventative maintenance mindset.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of a highly qualified maintenance team, maintaining maximum uptime and open communications with production personnel. Active participation in the operation’s efforts towards providing a safe working environment along with continuous innovation and process improvements initiatives. Specific duties may include:

  • Implements, designs, utilizes and enforces proactive safety steps. Participates in regular safety. meetings with the mindset all accidents are preventable.
  • Oversee short and long term project plans for all maintenance shutdowns.
  • Source and liaise with outside contractors regarding external manufacturing of equipment, negotiating price quotes and written agreements. Involves attaining innovative/efficient equipment within budgeted allowances.
  • Tracks mill downtime issues and builds a corrective action plan to prevent reoccurrence and or reduce downtime and ensure the mill’s uptime is at or above target.
  • Participates in planning and recommending of capital projects as part of the site management team.
  • Provides input for the creation of the yearly maintenance budget.
  • Submit month-end and quarterly reports regarding major down time events, highlights, and capital project updates.
  • Oversee labour requirements for maintenance, provide guidance, direction, mentoring and progressive discipline (if required) to direct reports, assist with grievance resolution.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory maintenance experience within the forest industry, preferably at an OSB operation; Journeyman certification- Electrical, Millwright, or HD Tech; understanding and prior utilization of preventative maintenance tools; such as lubrication, vibration analysis and thermography; extensive hydraulic experience, Project Management training; and a background and or education in engineering. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must to effectively participate in a team environment. A commitment to safe work practices, as well as experience with a computerized maintenance system is essential.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, January 27th to:

Email: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail:      Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources – Barwick OSB
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON
P0W 1A0

Fax:        807 487 1131

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Health & Safety Manager - Barwick, ON

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 Barwick’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.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, January 27th, 2017 to:

Email:    tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail:     Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources – Barwick OSB
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON
P0W 1A0

Fax: 807 487 1131

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Electrical Supervisor - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Electrical Supervisor is a key member of the maintenance team. At Norbord we live health and safety, without compromise. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible 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:

  • Work with team members to instill the belief that safety is a core value for everyone at Norbord.
  • Ensure that every safety hazard or concern is immediately addressed.
  • Coach/develop employees to achieve cost effective results in accordance with safety procedures.
  • Confirm WorkSafe Alberta and Canadian Electrical Code regulations, company safety policies and standards are understood by all team members and complied with.
  • Ensuring lock-out procedures are followed by all electricians.
  • Ensure electrical team performs at the key performance indicator (KPI) target level and immediately address any variances between actual performance and target.
  • Ensuring computers, LAN and programs are serviced effectively and that computer programs are designed, implemented and the required training of operators is conducted.
  • Communicating and collaborating with all departments on planned changes.
  • Documenting all permanent changes, including cost information and new processes or procedures.
  • Preparing and submitting proposals for upgrading equipment and programming.
  • Supervising the installation of approved improvement projects.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of installed improvement projects.
  • Ensuring all team members are aware of the importance of using correct procedures when dealing with hazardous materials and spills and ensuring the reporting of spills is carried out in a prompt and responsible manner.

Our ideal candidate possess an Electrical Engineering degree or is a Certified Journeyman (Masters Electrician) with a proven safety track record, along with preventative maintenance program training. You will have five years’ experience in the trade in a heavy industrial setting coupled with an additional five years’ supervisory experience, ideally in the forest industry.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
TG8V 6Y9

Fax:   780 831 2519

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Certified Journeyperson Millwright - Barwick, ON

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Lead, the Journeyperson Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) ensures that work is completed safely. Will perform equipment maintenance according to standards, procedures and practices set out by industry, government and Norbord. Will troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems, reducers, valves, sprockets, cylinders, chains, regulators, bearings, and all other moving components. Must participate in Root Cause Analysis reviews after a mechanical failure, or as requested. Must have knowledge of and experience in hoisting and rigging, with associated hand signals, and the proper use of slings and shackles to perform proper lifts in a safe manner. May be required to do routes, PM’s, emergency work orders, corrective work, shift coverage and ongoing training, as well as be responsible for housekeeping in the shop and work areas. Will also be required to work inside and outside. Required to work with operations and other trades people to promote a team environment.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent and must have successfully completed a formal education in Industrial Mechanics. A Journeyperson Certificate of Qualification as an Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) is required. Preference will be given to those candidates with Interprovincial Red Seal Certification. Must have demonstrated effective teamwork, communication and safety skills and be able to fulfill all physical requirements of the job. The successful applicant must also be detail oriented and self-motivated.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume by Friday, October 28th, 2016 to:

Email: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail:     Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources – Barwick OSB
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON P0W 1A0

Fax:     807 487 1131

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Technical Manager - Barwick, ON

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: tanya.townson@norbord.com

Mail: Norbord Inc.
Attention: Human Resources – Barwick OSB
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON
P0W 1A0

Fax:  807 487 1131

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Operations Supervisor - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Operations Supervisor is responsible for planning, scheduling and supervising the delivery of logs to Norbord’s 100 Mile House OSB plant.

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

  • Supervising Norbord’s Crown timber harvesting program to achieve safety, production, log cost, log quality and environmental objectives
  • Overseeing all phases of timber operations, including road construction and maintenance, harvesting, hauling and post-harvest obligations
  • Establishing contract harvesting, hauling and equipment rates
  • Implementing Norbord’s operational safety, environmental and forest certification programs and ensuring compliance with plans and government regulations
  • Preparing annual and periodic operations schedules, budgets and forecasts
  • Liaising with government agencies, First Nations, public and stakeholders regarding Norbord’s timber operations
  • Working closely with a team of dedicated forest professionals to meet Norbord’s objectives for BC Woodlands

The ideal candidate has strong analytical, organizational and communications skills, a high energy and commitment level and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Previous supervisory experience and familiarity with information management systems are assets. Preference shall be given to graduates of an accredited forest related post-secondary program.

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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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