GENERAL MANAGER – STUMP TO DUMP LOGGING AND LOG SORT OPERATIONS

Location: Powell River, BC

THE COMPANY

Olympic Forest Products Ltd. provides harvesting services to major Coastal forest products companies.

The logging operations generally run 5 days a week for 12 months a year.   Logging operations take place in the Powell River, Stillwater and Powell Lake regions.

THE POSITION

OFP is currently seeking a General Manager, to join our Powell River Logging and Log Sorting Operations.

The General Manager is a senior role responsible for the day to day management of all stump to dump logging and log sorting operations. You will be leading all company crews and subcontract activities, ensuring continuous improvement in worker safety, operational efficiencies and profitability of the operation.  The position will report to the President and will lead a team of talented supervisors.

RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND REQUIRMENTS

Responsible for planning, supervision of supervisory staff, hourly personnel, subcontractors, safe work performance and the achievement of operational goals

Lead all contract negotiations, budgeting and harvest planning and managing customer relationships.

Through leadership, worker training and coaching, ensure employee awareness and compliance with safety, environmental and operational policy, procedures and regulations

Deal with employee/labour relations matters as they occur and seek advice on same as deemed necessary

Ensure open lines of communication between company administration and customer representatives

Other duties as required and assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

In-depth knowledge of coastal logging; 10+ years experience in coastal stump to dump contracting; proven track record of leading logging operations; experience supervising in a unionized environment; experience in log sorting is considered an asset.

Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety programs and regulations; Knowledge of Labour Relations regulations. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products;

This role is based out of our office in Stillwater, Powell River, BC.

APPLY

In addition to a competitive base compensation package commensurate with experience, we offer a full benefits package including matching RRSP.

If you have the skills and qualifications required for this position, please reply in confidence:

Email: resumes@thewelchgroup.com      Website:  www.olympicforest.com

Facsimile: 604.681.8906

Posting Date:  October 25, 2018

As only short listed candidates will be contacted, OFP thanks you in advance for your interest in our Company.