Tolko Industries Ltd.
Meadow Lake, SK
Established in 1956, Tolko Industries Ltd. is a private, Canadian-owned forest products company based in Vernon, British Columbia that manufactures and markets specialty forest products to world markets. With 3,000 employees in manufacturing operations across Western Canada, and in the Southern US, Tolko is a major producer and marketer of lumber, plywood, veneer, and oriented strand board. With a broad product mix, an experienced management team, a strong balance sheet and positive reputation in the market, Tolko is recognized as one of the leading forestry companies in the sector. As a family-owned company, Tolko is able to make decisions with a long-term perspective and truly focus on the communities in which it operates.
With an eye to significant short to midterm growth, a Plant Manager, Strand Based Business is being sought to join the Tolko family and play a key role in optimizing return on investment from one of Tolko’s three strand-based business assets.
The Plant Manager will be responsible for sustaining a zero-injury culture and high employee morale, while achieving maximum performance of operation resources, and to develop and implement programs that promote the effective and efficient conversion of raw material to high quality finished wood products.
A credible and effective internal and external representative of the operation, the Plant Manager will bring a track record of introducing continuous improvement methodologies to a complex production facility, ideally one that operates 7/24. This individual will bring a deep interest in what has made the mill tick so far and be well suited to identify its opportunities and challenges. Setting and meeting goals, managing change, and building capacity in others will be key elements of the role.
The Plant Manager, Strand Based Business will be based in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.
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