Maintenance Superintendant

Nakina Lumber Inc.

Are you looking for the opportunity for a career as a Maintenance Supervisor? If you are a true leader with a focus on safety, recruitment, training and teamwork, then this is a role for you!

You will be responsible for managing a team made up of operators and maintenance workers. The Maintenance Supervisor reports to the General Manager and will be responsible for the daily operation of the sawmill/planer/kiln and the safety of our employees.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure the highest safety standards are being upheld.
  • Ensure production targets are being met.
  • Maintain progressive employee training and development programs and succession planning.
  • Help manage manpower and scheduling requirements.
  • Oversee all Sawmill/Planer/Kiln work systems to ensure efficient operation.
  • Oversee Preventable Maintenance Program and improve and modify as required.
  • Reporting to the General Manager to ensure cost control and financial effective decision making.
  • Maintain continuous improvement programs.
  • Ensure optimal quality and fiber recovery through process optimization and quality control.
  • Ensure product quality (lumber, chips, bark and sawdust and shavings) meets customer needs and lumber grade standards.
  • Ensure environmental compliance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma from a recognized post-Secondary Institution or the equivalent in related experience in Sawmill manufacturing.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with sawmill or wood products manufacturing experience.
  • Excellent Communication skills (spoken and written).
  • A passion for taking charge in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional prioritization and multi-tasking skills.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Nakina, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)


  • Maintenance Supervisory: 3 years (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (preferred)
  • Night Shift (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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