Louisiana Pacific Canada Limited Mechanical Supervisor Full Time in Fort St. John, BC

Louisiana Pacific Canada Limited

Branch Fort St. John BC CA

Mechanical Supervisor
Fort St. John, BC

The city reflects our large resource base of forestry, agriculture, oil and natural gas. Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating…

Mechanical Supervisor

Fort St. John, BC

LP Building Products is currently seeking a Mechanical Supervisor to join a dynamic team at their facility located in Fort St. John, British Columbia.

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products. At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work. For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.


To oversee mechanical maintenance department, diagnose equipment failures and repair problems as they arise. To supervise, coordinate and lead employees and activities within the Mechanical Maintenance Department in the areas of preventative and predictive maintenance.


  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Supervise and develop mechanical maintenance department personnel, including training, performance management and scheduling activities. Assist with hiring process.
  • Schedule and assign preventative/predictive maintenance: including working with hydraulics, electrical, pneumatic, power-transmissions, welding, fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and non destructive testing (NDT).
  • Oversee department inventory and inventory control.
  • Prepare departmental reports for internal distribution.
  • Supervise construction and installation of new equipment.
  • Recommend and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex equipment problems, meet plant goals and manage department budget.
  • Maintain and manage equipment file system including: mechanical drawings, vendor manuals and information and change documents.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-wide technological developments.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and motivational skills.
  • Knowledge of plant equipment, operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems.
  • Knowledge of continuous operation manufacturing process and improvement process.
  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental requirements.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer and supporting software for communication and analytical functions.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
  • Proven budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints & P&ID schematics.


  • Associate’s degreeor vocational certificate in manufacturing operations or a related field Preferred.


  • 4+ years’ predictive/preventative maintenance systems experience.
  • Demonstrated supervisory or lead experience.

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


  • Plant & office environment. Exposure to machinery, electrical sources, dust, chemicals, & loud noise.

About Fort St. John

Fabulous Fort St. John located on the historic Alaska Highway is the oldest interior community and known as an energetic city located in northeastern BC with a growing population of 21,000. There is always something to do in the Peace region all year long meeting the needs of outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. The City provides a state-of-the-art year round Recreation Facility on three levels that include two hockey arenas, long track speed skating track and a free of charge walking track to take in all the activity all the year through. Theatres that host concerts, trade shows and tournaments all through the year. The city reflects our large resource base of forestry, agriculture, oil and natural gas. Fort St. John offers a small town feel matched with big city amenities. Anyone can easily experience the vitality and spirit of Fort St. John residents that is reflected in the dynamic, young and energetic population. Come visit, play and stay in Fort St. John.



If you are interested in joining LP’s dynamic team please apply online at http://lpcorp.com/about-lp/careers/

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Saint John, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-05
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