Millar Western’s Fox Creek Wood Products Division is currently seeking a Planerman/Millwright.  Reporting to the Planer Supervisor, this self-motivated and results-oriented individual will work within a team environment to provide quality service to the production group and complete preventative maintenance and improvements for the planer mill. In addition to general maintenance responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for setting the planer, changing planer knives and saws, grinding flat and side head knives and performing other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in an automated lumber manufacturing environment working as a Journeyman Millwright and/or Planer Technician, preferably with Stetson Ross planers.  Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work effectively with others are required. The successful individual will show initiative and demonstrate excellent mechanical troubleshooting and organizational skills. Computer experience would be considered an asset.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 600 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities that offer excellent quality of life. The company offers:

  • an industry-leading wage and benefits program, that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance, and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

Your career starts here.

Application deadline: October 04, 2018

Send resume and cover letter, noting title in subject line, to   or fax credentials to (780) 778-4631, attention Human Resources.

Millar Western thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.