General Manager – Plywood

July 16, 2020
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Richmond Plywood Corporation (Richply) operates one of the largest softwood plywood plants in Canada employing over 400 people.  Established in 1956 and located on the banks of the Fraser River in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond BC, Richply takes pride in having a reputation for being a reliable and consistent supplier of high-quality products to customers in North America, the Pacific Rim, and Europe.  A highly specialized operation, Richply offers a diverse value-added product mix including medium-density and high-density overlays (MDOs & HDOs) for concrete forming, paint grade MDOs for signage, as well as specialty sanded and Marine grade panels.

The General Manager is a member of the senior management team who will work collaboratively as part of the leadership group to insure the overall financial performance and sustainability of the business.

The General Manager will have proven experience providing team leadership, both directly and through subordinate supervisors, on all aspects of the activities involved in plywood manufacturing including oversight and responsibility for safety, production, recovery, efficiency, maintenance, and cost improvement.

Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in manufacturing / operations management in a wood products environment with a demonstrated track record for strong leadership, communication and managerial skills.  Experience with value-added plywood products and manufacturing processes is necessary.  Post-secondary education in engineering, business or wood science would be beneficial.

Vancouver is one of Canada’s preferred residence locations offering the very best combination of lifestyle choices, educational facilities, and recreational opportunities.

The remuneration package reflects the importance of this senior position.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter summarizing how your experience directly relates to this opportunity.

Interested candidates should apply online via button below or for further information, contact Ron Hogg at (604) 669-5635.

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