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Location: Inverness

Type: Full Time

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips and renewable energy.

Our UK-manufactured products are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and CaberWood MDF, are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders, and specifiers.

We are proud that as a certified net carbon negative company we lock up more carbon in our products than we emit by making them, helping the UK construction sector comply with net zero targets and beyond.

We have a vacancy for a Shift Manager based at our Inverness site.  This role will be to manager a crew of operators, working both day and night shifts on a rotational basis.

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role will be responsible for assisting with the safety and wellbeing of all personnel on shift, including permits, risk assessments and preparation of safe systems of work.  You will provide leadership and motivation to the team and create a strong team culture through direct actions, communication and personal standards.

The successful applicant will support continuous improvement and root cause analysis and will support the delivery of business plans through KPI targets.

The successful applicant will be an influential part of a team, be reliable, dependable, with excellent interpersonal skills of communication, influencing, negotiation, persuasion and diplomacy with a genuine interest in this demanding role. They will be detail orientated with the ability to manage work in progress and have good time management skills to concentrate efforts on the more important priorities, utilising resources to hand.

Previous experience in a Management role is essential

If you meet the above criteria and would like a full job description or more information, please send your current CV to [email protected] Closing date for applications Friday 17th May 2024.

Salary dependant on experience.

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