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IMM Information Notice 17-IMM-001, Recommendation for Processing Entries Subject to the Canadian Softwood Lumber Countervailing Duty (CVD) Case C122-858

IMM Information Notice 17-IMM-001, Recommendation for Processing Entries Subject to the Canadian Softwood Lumber Countervailing Duty (CVD) Case C122-858

More excellent word from Madison’s very worthwhile source on the development of new softwood lumber duties for Canadian exporters shipping into the US: US Customs Brokers are instructed to revise all entries of Canadian softwood lumber captured by the present Canadian Softwood Lumber CVD Case facilitated on or after January 28, 2017 to type 03 CVD entries, and to collect and remit the CVD duties for these shipments at the specific CVD Case Rates by July 7, 2017. “We wanted…

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Forestry Planner — WEST FRASER, AB

Forestry Planner — WEST FRASER, AB

West Fraser seeks Forestry Planner in Sundre, Alberta Requirements: The ideal candidate for this position will be registered as Forest Practitioner in Alberta as a RPF or RFT with experience as an operational planner with GIS and GPS expertise being a definite asset. Candidates should have a desire to expand into participating in the development of strategic long term Forest Management Plans. APPLY

Forestry Field Assistant, Silviculture — CONIFEX, BC

Forestry Field Assistant, Silviculture — CONIFEX, BC

Conifex seeks Forestry Field Assistant – Silviculture in Mackenzie, British Columbia Responsibilities: In this role you will be assisting the silviculture team with the implementation and supervision of planting and brushing contracts; participating in manual brushing layout, post‐harvest, and forest health assessments; and field data collection and management. APPLY

Forestry Field Assistant, Planning — CONIFEX, BC

Forestry Field Assistant, Planning — CONIFEX, BC

Conifex seeks Forestry Field Assistant – Planning in Fort St. James, British Columbia Responsibilities: In this role you will be assisting the planning team with total chance planning. This involves timber quality/quantity assessments and preliminary assessments of: riparian features, road locations, topography features, site plan data collection and any other resource features noted in the area. APPLY

Sawmill Maintenance Manager — Northern Saskatchewan

Sawmill Maintenance Manager — Northern Saskatchewan

Northern Recruitment is advertising for a Sawmill Maintenance Manager in north Saskatchewan Responsibilities: This role will lead the budgeting, forecasting and expenditures relating to the maintenance of the sawmill and planer facilities and oversee the training of all maintenance staff and hourly personnel including apprentice trades people. Additionally, this opportunity will be assisting in the preparation of capital plans and the responsibility for the implementation of those plans. A key project focus for this role will be the maintenance and…

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Forestry Supervisor, Planning — CANFOR, Fort St. John, BC

Forestry Supervisor, Planning — CANFOR, Fort St. John, BC

Canfor seeks Forestry Supervisor — Planning A 14-month term role calling for forestry & project management expertise to engage in cutblock planning in Fort St. John, BC Reporting to the Planning Coordinator and with a focus on meeting our safety, sustainability and production objectives, you will engage in all cutblock planning activities as a full-time member of Canfor’s Forest Management Group. Responsibilities: • conducting field and office activities including block design and reconnaissance • helping manage Canfor’s Sustainable Forest Management…

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Process Improvement Lead — AV GROUP, NB

Process Improvement Lead — AV GROUP, NB

AV Group, New Brunswick, seeks Process Improvement Lead Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Process Improvement Lead will play a key role in the Woodlands department. The Process Improvement Lead will be expected to lead and track the success of process improvement initiatives Responsibilities: • Coordinate Lean principle training for Fibre Supply group • Help team identify improvement opportunities • Follow the DMAIC principles of Lean 6 Sigma Qualifications: • Bachelor degree • A proven commitment to safety • Lean…

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Lumber Purchasing Manager — PACIFIC PALLET, BC

Lumber Purchasing Manager — PACIFIC PALLET, BC

Pacific Pallet, western Canada’s largest pallet manufacturer, seeks Lumber Purchasing Manager in British Columbia Responsibilities: Purchasing lumber (largely utility, economy and #2 softwoods and some hardwoods) Coordinating production with outside custom reman plants ensuring production levels and quality standards Production scheduling, managing the company’s pallet assembly and repair operations Working closely with other members of the management team to ensure outstanding product quality and superb customer service Candidates may come from a background in lumber purchasing, lumber shipping, custom cut…

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Oregon Plywood Mill Burns Down, 250 jobs lost

Oregon Plywood Mill Burns Down, 250 jobs lost

Swanson Group’s Oregon plywood mill burned down Fri: 250 jobs, 15 million square feet monthly production gone. Plywood product mix was 60% for housing, 40% industrials. “In addition to its Glendale plywood and veneer plant, Swanson also has a sawmill in Glendale and a stud mill in Roseburg. Of the 7 million feet of plywood that were on order at Springfield, 5 million feet are being shifted to Swanson’s Glendale plant, Wert said. The Glendale plant already was busy so…

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