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Sawmill Operations Supervisor
At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.
Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees.
  • Would you like to work in a growing, fast-paced environment that is technologically advanced?
  • Do you have a passion for exceeding safety standards and a keen eye for producing quality products?   
  • Do you have leadership experience and want to kick-start your career?
  • If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then J.D. Irving, Limited has an exciting career opportunity for you.
We are looking for motivated individuals to join to the Truro Sawmill team as a Sawmill Operations Supervisor for the Truro Sawmill.
As a Supervisor with at the Truro Sawmill, you will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring safety, quality, and environmental standards are met
  • Performance management for a production team of 16-20 employees
  • Training and development for team members
  • Meeting daily and weekly production requirements
  • Scheduling personnel, submitting weekly payroll, and generating daily reports
  • Education Required: Trade Certification or Associate’s Degree, preferably in a technical, mechanical, or forestry related discipline
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • 4-7 years of supervisory experience, or
    • 4-7 years of experience in an industrial setting
  • Committed to top performance in a safe work environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Available to work a weekly rotating schedule, which includes day and night shifts 

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online.. 


We appreciate your interest in our company!  The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying.  Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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