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

Process Control Coordinator - Grande Prairie, AB

Reporting to the Electrical Team Lead, the Process Control Coordinator will be responsible for designing electrical, instrumentation and control systems in support of plant operations and maintenance activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Configuring and developing industrial computer network systems for HMI and PLC systems.
  • Optimizing 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 startup tasks.
  • Coordinating instrumentation calibration and maintenance support.
  • Supporting 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.
  • Participating in an on-call system designed to provide resources to production team during off hours.

Our ideal candidate will have a diploma/degree in Instrumentation Technology or Electrical Engineering with Professional Engineering status coupled with a minimum of 3 years’ 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, oral and written communication skills are necessary.

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 - 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 by Friday, May 19th, 2017 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 Welder - 100 Mile House, BC

As the ideal candidate you will have experience as a Journeyman Welder with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner as an integral member of the maintenance team. You will have:

  • Inter-Provincial Red Seal Journeyman Welder
  • B Pressure Welding Certification
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • OSB manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Millwright ticket is considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team, and independently
  • Excellent working knowledge of an industrial environment is an asset
  • Dedication to safety is essential
  • Trouble shooting skills

Rate: $37.435/hour

Please submit your letter of application and resume, in confidence by Friday, May 19th, 2017 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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Assistant Forester - 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Procurement Superintendent, the Assistant 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 is an entry level position within our Woodlands Team which, for the right candidate, will provide the development and experience required to advance within Norbord’s Western Woodlands group and deliver on the fibre objectives for the 100 Mile OSB mill.

As the ideal candidate you will demonstrate a deep commitment to safety and possess excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills. Individuals must be strong self starters and previous Woodlands experience will be considered an asset. Individuals must be graduates of a recognized technical/degree forestry program and available for relocation and full time employment.

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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Electrical Engineering Supervisor – 100 Mile House, BC

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Electrical Engineer is a leadership position responsible for managing projects, developing reliability initiatives, managing labour requirements and maintenance of all mill equipment and machinery. This position leads maintenance teams with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and efficiency. The Electrical Engineer relies on leadership abilities in conjunction with a continuous improvement and proactive mindset in order to support and promote excellence as established in the Company vision, mission and values.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a variety of projects through the mill site and working on the Power Smart program.
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, developing reliability processes.
  • Planning work priorities for tradesmen in conjunction with production teams.
  • Facilitating, developing and implementing continuous improvement of standard operating procedures by educating, training, monitoring and proactively coaching team members.
  • Identifying hazards, conducting safety inspections and resolving individual and team issues.
  • Collaborating with operational personnel is an important consideration of this position.

The ideal candidate will be an Electrical Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist with 3+ years of manufacturing experience in a large wood products facility. Journeyman tradespersons may be considered depending on experience, with supervisory responsibilities for a minimum of 2 years.

Strong problem solving skills, a creative approach to new ideas, strong mechanical aptitude; a hands on approach; a proven safe track record; predictive maintenance training; knowledge of PLCs, transformers, automation and mechanical systems are assets. Receptive to feedback, willingness to learn and desire to develop people with visionary leadership are paramount.

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

Norbord Inc.P.O. Box 67
100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E0
Attention: Human Resources – 100 Mile House

Fax: (250) 395 – 6276 or by email: myrin.toews@norbord.com

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Process Optimization Supervisor – High Level, AB

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Process Optimization Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordinating, execution, data analysis and reporting of internal/external process optimization and research and development (R&D) projects. Ability to troubleshoot and correct quality issues reported to them; that pertain to their sphere of responsibility. Aiding, training, mentoring of Lab Technicians. Support day to day operations of the Technical group. Must be a self-starter, detail oriented and have good verbal and written communication skills. Monitoring of process equipment, resolve issues and coordinate with other departments to develop solutions.

Principle accountabilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring process optimization and R&D projects are conducted in a manner that does not compromise the safety of any team member.
  • Ensuring lab technicians are following all safety rules and SOP’s.
  • Assisting with Technical Manager or Technical Coordinator duties when required.
  • Coordinating with the Technical Manager and Technical Coordinator on process optimization and R&D projects.
  • Designing, leading and executing R&D experiments and providing statistical analysis.
  • Tracking any relevant time and materials allocated by the mill to R&D projects that qualify for SR&ED (Scientific Research & Experimental Design) tax credits and assisting with preparing SR&ED write-ups for submission.
  • Preparing reports and assisting operations on process optimizations and R&D projects.
  • Assisting inventory of lab supplies (stamps, micrometers, equipment, etc.).
  • Working with the operation and maintenance group on requests that pertain to blending, forming, pressing and packaging.
  • Conducting instrument analysis and follow-up where required (flow meters, moisture meters, etc.).
  • Performing board testing, analysis, data collection and reporting of results.
  • Maintaining documentation, equipment calibrations and SOP development.

As the ideal candidate you are a self-starter, very organized; have excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines; an ability to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives; strong analytical and organizational skills; a high energy and commitment level. This position requires an individual with an optimistic outlook, hands on approach, is flexible; willing to work overtime, provide coverage for vacations and willing to help out where needed.

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:

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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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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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 May 5, 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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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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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