Production Coordinator

Kalesnikoff Lumber
Posted 14 days ago
Salary starting at $65,000.00
Full Time

Job Description

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

Role and Objectives:

The Production Coordinator under the direction of the Continuous Improvement Manager, is responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, and execution of project production from beginning to end. The Production Coordinator will work closely with Operations, as well as Projects, and Sales Teams. They will develop strategies and processes to maintain consistent execution of projects at a production level.


  • Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain project schedules in conjunction with our clients and production team to achieve all project milestones
  • Assist in developing and maintaining an accurate project and plant scheduling model
  • Produce approval documents for customers
    • Produce and issue production documentation used to manage workflow and ensure accurate results.
    • Arrange panel and beam combinations (nesting) for production in Cadwork/ Scheduling Spreadsheets.
    • Create production-ready documents including:
    • Production Schedules. Finishing schedules for packaging and finishing.
    • CSV files for machine data upload.
  • Review shop drawings and prepare fabrication files.
  • Develop appropriate bill of materials for within ERP system.
  • Maintain saleable goods inventory
  • Track and compile production data for QC and continuous improvement purposes
  • Track costing and capacity at various work centers
  • Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as requested or required.


  • Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience in construction, engineering, wood processing or related field preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in mass timber or other prefabricated construction technologies considered an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a customer focus
  • Proficient in applicable software (i.e. CADworks, Revit, MS Office, Excel, Power BI) considered an asset. Proficient in Excel including familiarity with VLOOKUP & SUMIF functions as well as general understanding of SQL Queries and VBA
  • Strong organizational and planning skills • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial attitude

Working Conditions:

  • Overtime as required
  • Occasional exposure to dust, noise, and fumes when on production floor
  • Occasional exposure to weather when visiting storage yard(s)
  • Occasional stooping/bending/crouching, reaching, handling, finger dexterity, walking when completing inventory management related tasks
  • Very occasional use of ladders, or working at heights under 10’, when checking on project inventory, etc.
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment will be required when entering production facility or in yard(s) (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • Desk work, with interruptions and an expectation of ability to refocus quickly
  • Ability to occasionally lift 25 lbs.

Compensation Package:

  • Salary starting at 65,000.00
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance.
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to  Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?


Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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