Operations Supervisor: Chipping & Grinding

Sutherland Group
Posted 18 days ago
$39 - $41 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an Operations Supervisor: Chipping & Grinding to join our BC Eco Industrial Services team, leading Chipping and Grinding operations across multiple sites. This is a remote position based in either the West Kootenay, Okanagan or Boundary Country region and requiring travel to various work sites throughout British Columbia and Alberta. The Operations Supervisor works closely with the General Manager to provide the resources necessary to safely and successfully meet the expectations of our clients and team members.

As a Sutherland Group company, BC Eco Industrial Services values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the forestry industry.


  • Lead a team of dedicated professionals in the BC Forestry sector.
  • Hourly rate is $39-41 per hour, depending on experience.
  • Overtime after 8 hours per day
  • Company supplied vehicle
  • Incentive program, as per industry standards.
  • Opportunities for career development with our growing group of companies.
  • Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of the Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.


BC Eco Industrial Services is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members:

  • Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.
  • Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan.
  • Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program


  • Ensuring all actions incorporate “Sutherland Group Core Values” of Curious and Adaptable, Trustworthy, Humbly Confident, Better Together and Make it Happen while working on behalf of the company.
  • Provide leadership to field operation teams across multiple locations with the goal of meeting job performance requirements.
  • Work with the General Manager and all employees to establish and implement consistent daily/weekly/monthly maintenance programs.
  • Provide leadership and direction to team members with the goal of meeting the job performance requirements of the work contracts obtained by the company.
  • Responsible for performance management and addressing employee relations issues in collaboration with Human Resources.
  • Act as Safety Lead ensuring all required safe work practices and reporting are being followed and completed by all team members.
  • Coach and mentor supervisors and employees to meet production targets as set by senior management and customers.
  • Work with customers, supervisors, employees, and senior management to analyze operations for opportunities to improve production and efficiencies.
  • Ensure timely reporting of incidents/accidents and/or injuries to internal and external parties, assist employees with modified duties and ensure return-to-work placements are conducted productively and consistently.
  • Provide direction to all Site Supervisors/Team Leaders/employees on completing daily equipment checks and reporting all required and completed maintenance is reported to the Fleet Manager.
  • Provide data for the Chipping and Grinding KPI scorecard.
  • Monitor and adjust staff levels as required by the changing job conditions and workloads.
  • Travel to various job sites within BC and Alberta up to 50% of the time.
  • Ensure company policies, core values and culture are being consistently upheld.


As a member of the BC Eco Industrial Services team, we expect you to bring the following to the table:

  • Minimum 5 years of operations management experience
  • Diploma in business, forestry, management or a related field
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends or holidays, depending on the requirements of the job.
  • Ability to travel to various job sites within BC and Alberta, up to 50% of the time.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and willingness to assist with repairs.
  • Knowledge in aspects of forestry or related operations are an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple job sites at once.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with critical thinking, analytical skills and ability to make decisions.
  • Microsoft Office proficient, with ability to analyze and create documents in MS Excel.
  • Ability to analyze P&L statements.


If you think there’s a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your application.

Visit our website to learn more about The Sutherland Group


BC Eco Industrial Services is a broad-based forestry services provider that prioritizes environmental and sustainable work practices. For over 15 years, BC Eco has offered mobile large-scale chipping and grinding, forestry consulting, screening, road building, maintenance and equipment rental throughout Alberta and British Columbia.


The Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.

For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.

The Sutherland Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed in hiring a diverse workforce and ensuring equity, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We encourage applications from any protected basis such as persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America and any other basis under applicable law.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources team at 778-754-4021.


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