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Chipman Sawmill
18004922 Requisition #


Process Improvement


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 is a large diversified enterprise based in Saint John, New Brunswick with a team of over 16,000 (FTE) in Canada, the United States, and select international jurisdictions. Our operations span the forestry, transportation, retail, shipbuilding, food & agriculture, consumer products, and construction industries.


J.D. Irving, Limited is currently seeking a motivated individual for the role of Process Improvement.     


As a key resource to the Sawmills team, the successful candidate thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism, accuracy, and detail. In this position, you will work with the various stakeholders in the sawmills setting as required by the business.



  • Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in forestry, technical, or mechanical-related degree program
  • Years of Experience Required: 2-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification would be an asset 
  • Committed to top performance in a safe work environment
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading process improvement projects across various functional areas of the organization using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Data collection and analysis, including financial analysis of potential and active projects
  • Ensuring projects are in control and measuring savings
  • Promoting continuous improvement through various forms of communication
  • Working with the operations team to identify priority areas for improvement in the region
  • Working with divisional process owners to implement divisional initiatives in the region.


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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J.D. Irving, Limited, Sawmill Division 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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