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Reliability Team Leader

Full Time
3 days ago

Posting ID:     19506
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Northwood Pulp (BC18)   Canfor's strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  
Team Leader, Reliability
The Opportunity:
Canfor Pulp is looking for a Reliability Team Leader with an exceptional mechanical background, the courage to lead change, and a passion for reliability.  Your best in class problem-solving, advanced computer skills and positive can-do attitude that all failures are preventable will help guide you and Canfor in the constant pursuit of processes and equipment improvement.
The Role:
Reporting to the Manager of Reliability and Assets, you will be responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems.

Reliability is the cornerstone of stable production and maintenance cost controls, as a professional in your field you will bring your experiences to the forefront in the identification and management of asset reliability risks that could adversely affect the plant or business operations. With a focus on Reliable Manufacturing, Root Cause Failure Analysis, this broad role includes loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management.  This role will have the you and the Reliability Team working closely with production and other areas to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and existing equipment, so your ability to collaborate, communicate and support will be of key importance. 
You will possess a Degree or Technologist Diploma or relevant experience in one of the following:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentation (Electronics) Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
You will also have:
  • Minimum of 3 years process industry experience required
  • Strong mechanical, metallurgical and electrical knowledge and aptitude
  • Advanced computer skills, with emphasis on condition monitoring software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Defect Elimination (DE) systems such as Kepner Tregoe or Kaizan
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of preventative maintenance practices, programs and the tools associated with failure detection (e.g. vibration analysis, oil monitoring, thermography) as well as the software associated with them
The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.
  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.
At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 
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Prince George, BC

Known as BC's Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region's temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit

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Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valu...

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