Production Team Leader

Posted 2 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

Are you inspired?

Our company:

As an independent, family owned and operated company, Kalesnikoff thinks in terms of generations, not quarters. We recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow our fully-integrated mass timber and sawmill company, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

Production Team Leader role and objective:

The Production Team Leader for our Glulam Beam and Cross Laminated Timber Panel Manufacturing Facility will be responsible for executing a highly effective plant safety program, maintaining a dynamic team building environment, and achieving production and quality targets.


Uphold our safety program standards, including all necessary documentation, in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety Regulations Accountable for achieving production targets and quality expectations – from the point of raw materials to manufactured product Maintain a detailed production schedule that aligns with project and customer expectations Grow the operations team through coaching, training and performance feedback Optimize plant equipment and operations flow to achieve quality standards and efficiencies Ensure production of quality products in alignment with Kalesnikoff’s world-class standards Observe production and highlight opportunities to gain efficiencies through cost reductions, recovery opportunities and improving work environments


Post-secondary education at an academic or technical school Proven history in safety excellence Minimum 2 years of experience in a leadership role in manufacturing, preferably industry related Experience working with engineered wood products would be an asset Knowledge of wood manufacturing equipment and processes Excellent verbal and written communication skills Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs Strong leadership skills with a results-oriented focus

Contact information/ how to apply:

The Production Team Leader is a salaried position and will be an integral part of our Kalesnikoff Leadership Team. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Yesterday and today:

For over 80 years and four generations, our team 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 North America’s most-advanced, vertically-integrated, multi-species mass timber facility and one of the best-managed, high-technology mills in the province. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process – from forest management, log optimization, specialty drying and finishing, custom designing and mass timber manufacturing to customer delivery.

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?

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