Manager, Production - Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar
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Job Description

Mercer Celgar is an innovative and progressive mill. As a learning organization, we are working together to be the best for our communities, our environment and our future.

We offer unparalleled career development and challenging work opportunities, a collegial and stable work environment and an incomparable family and recreational oriented

life style along with competitive pay, benefits and pension package.

Reporting to the Director, Mill Operations, the Manager, Production serves the organization by leading the Manufacturing, Power & Recovery, and Fibre & Mill Services teams. The Production Manager is committed to developing and implementing management systems and processes to support operations productivity and drive continuous improvement. The Production Manager will inspire and excite the organization to work together towards accomplishing a shared vision.

Key Responsibilities

Safely lead and support teams while aligning to Mercer Celgar’s Values & Beliefs, Operating Principles, Policies, and Management Systems With an eye on succession and professional development; build, mentor and coach a professional production staff. Develop and implement strategies to safely & efficiently utilize materials, labour, and equipment to consistently meet key production targets. Collaborate using horizontal alignment to maximize cross-functional effectiveness Facilitate the development and promotion of continuous improvement tools and processes across the operation Ensure that all production employees are able to participate in structured problem solving and decision making Provide leadership and focus on supporting continuous improvement, including waste(s) elimination through Lean Management Participate in the development of Celgar’s long term strategic plan and support its implementation Contribute to Celgar’s capital planning and implementation process Develop and maintaining annual operational plans for the Production Team, taking into account safety, environment, costs and quality.

Application Process

Submit your resume to our HR Department by email:

Resumes and all supporting documents must be submitted no later than March 14, 2023 quoting competition number 2023-15

We are an equal opportunity employer

Education and Experience

The successful candidate ideally has technical training and a certificate or degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of 5 years of progressive senior leadership experience in a kraft pulp mill, with emphasis on manufacturing and/or production Proven track record of safely leading teams Demonstrated abilities in Lean/Six Sigma structured problem solving methods preferable

Mercer International Inc.

At Mercer International Inc., we are exceptional people creating bioproducts for a more sustainable world. We are a diversified global producer of forest products, bioproducts, and green electricity with operations in Germany, Canada, and Australia with a consolidated annual production capacity of approx. 2.2 million tonnes of kraft pulp and 550 million board feet of softwood lumber. For further information, please visit

Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar is one of four pulp operations owned and operated by Mercer International Inc., producing pulp, bio-energy and bio-extractives. Mercer Celgar is situated near Castlegar, BC, where we employ 427 team members who work together to produce approximately 500,000 tonnes of Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft pulp, enough eco-certified green energy to supply our own needs plus up to an additional 20,000 homes and 250,000 litres of turpentine annually.

At Mercer Celgar, we make more than just pulp. We are also working hard to help build a more sustainable and positive economic future for Castlegar, our surrounding communities and the families that live within them. For further information, please visit our website at .

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