Current Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in our career opportunities!

Any available opportunity we have will be posted here. You can apply by submitting your resume using the form at the bottom of the page. You can also send your resume to our Human Resources team at alpac.careers@alpac.ca. Make sure to include the name of the job you are applying for in your email. Thank you to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying; however, we will only contact applicants selected for interviews.

Please note, we have two workplaces, our Edmonton Office and our Millsite in Athabasca County. The posting will include the primary location of the position.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

  • 2022 Woodlands Summer Student Program

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and
    supportive team players for our 2022 Woodlands Summer Student Program.

    As part of Al-Pac’s Successional Strategy, the Woodlands Summer Student Program is
    designed to develop the next generation of professionals while rewarding the students with
    meaningful work, competitive pay and the opportunity to learn from industry professionals
    through hands-on experience.

    These positions are based at the mill site near Boyle, AB and will begin in May until August,
    2022. Typically, these roles operate Monday-Thursday, working ten (10) hours per day.

    We are actively recruiting summer students in the following areas:

    • Woodlands Planning & Silviculture
    • Woodlands Strategy & Operations
    • Science & Certification

    Responsibilities

    Woodlands Planning & Silviculture:

    • Complete field quality control audits of layout activities completed by third party consultants,
      including block and road layout
    • Complete stream assessments to ensure compliance with relevant legislation
    • Collect and summarize relevant field data for the purposes of creating harvest areas
    • Support the planning department with the completion of pre-harvest and forest harvest plans
      and amendments
    • Access checks for summer tree plant
    • Tree plant supervision
    • Vegetation management program supervision

    Woodlands Operations:

    Assist in the supervision and quality control for:

    • Harvest operations (log quality, utilization standards, heavy equipment productivity studies,
      scheduling, environmental monitoring)
    • Road construction & reclamation
    • Load and haul operations (scheduling and supervision)

    Science & Certification:

    Responsible for supporting the Science and Certification team in a number of initiatives, that will
    include field work, data analysis and report writing, including but not limited to:

    • Species at risk (particularly Woodland Caribou) conservation measures
    • Migratory bird research & monitoring
    • Research on the effects of timber harvest on biodiversity
    • Protected areas planning
    • Forest Stewardship Council certification requirements
    • Other activities to support Adaptive Management
    • Mapping with GPS and GIS applications

    Skills/Prerequisites

    • Eligible candidates must be returning to a recognized post-secondary forestry program after
      summer of employment or recently graduated from a forestry program in the same year of
      summer student employment
    • Valid Driver’s License (GDL removed) with an acceptable driving history
    • Detail oriented and good communication skills
    • Strong work ethic and a commitment to self-development
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and team oriented

    Working Conditions

    • In all positions, frequent travel required in the Forest Management Agreement Area (FMA)
      needing extended working hours or days. Remote, overnight stays are required, the
      frequency of which varies over the course of the year, but typically on a weekly / bi-weekly
      basis
    • General orientation, including drug and alcohol testing for safety sensitive positions, will be
      completed on the first day of employment

    Required Documentation

    • Letter of acceptance or confirmation of enrollment from a post-secondary institution
    • Three (3) year driver’s abstract that was generated within the past 30 days
    • An updated resume in Microsoft Word of PDF format

    Please forward your resume and all other required documentation in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca by October 8, 2021.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Business Partner, HR

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated and
    enthusiastic team player for the role of Business Partner, HR

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
    continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in
    an environmentally sustainable way.

    The role is primarily based in the St. Albert office, but requires travel to the mill site
    (located north of Athabasca) 2 days/week. Al-Pac will reimburse required travel
    expenses, as per company policy. Due to COVID-19, the successful candidate is likely to
    commence working remotely until restrictions lift.

    This is a full-time and permanent position working Monday-Thursday. The successful
    candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching
    RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health
    benefits, with many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is available for
    those who will need to move into the local area.

    The Business Partner, HR will work closely with corporate and operations business units
    and leaders. They will enhance workforce performance, foster and nurture operational and
    strategic people enablers, as well as develop team member solutions.

    Responsibilities:

    •  Recruitment, Orientation, On-Boarding & Offboarding
    •   Training & Development
    •   Performance Management & Succession Management
    •   Team Member Records, Policies, Privacy, & Legislative Compliance
    •   Compensation & Benefits
    •  Team Member Relations & Employee Engagement

    Education & Experience:

    •  Minimum post-secondary degree in a related field (Business, HR Management, etc.)
    •  Chartered Professional Human Resources (CPHR) designation (asset)
    •  5-10 years’ progressive human resources experience
    •  Forestry, manufacturing environment and/or commodity industry experience (asset)
    •  In-depth knowledge of legislation and regulations

    Knowledge & Skills:

    •   Proven influencer with the ability to provide direction to business clients
    •   Thrives taking the initiative, working independently and with minimal supervision
    •   Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
    •   Strong coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution, and relationship management skills
    •  Critical thinker and problem solver with thorough financial and business acumen
    •   Resilience and persistence to drive sustainable business success

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Casual Tank Watch and Fire Watch

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking new team members for Casual
    Tank Watch and Fire Watch coverage, for a one-year contract. These positions are
    based at the mill site near Boyle, AB.

    Position Details

    • Casual position; hours are not guaranteed
      o Team members will be called in for shifts on an as needed basis
    • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
    • Candidates must be comfortable working in an industrial environment and be able to manage heights, stairs, working outside and standing for long periods of time

    If you are interested in this opportunity please email alpac.careers@alpac.ca for an application form. 

     

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Communications Specialist

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Communications Specialist.

    The role is primarily based in the St. Albert office, but requires travel to the mill site (located north of Athabasca) 2 days/week. Al-Pac will reimburse required travel expenses, as per company policy. Due to COVID-19, the successful candidate is likely to commence working remotely until restrictions lift.

    This is a full-time, permanent position located at our St. Albert office. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also available for those who will need to move into the local area.

    The Communications Specialist is accountable for effective, strategic, impactful and professional communications for broad internal and external audiences. This position will develop and implement annual communications plans to support Al-Pac’s corporate strategy, business units, corporate social responsibility initiatives and organizational change management. The Communications Specialist will collaborate with internal clients to deliver high-quality corporate communications services and products. A key part of the role will be developing and implementing a social media strategy and developing metrics to measure and report on Al-Pac's online activity.

    Responsibilities:

    • Internal & External Communications - Develop implement communications plans that support Al-Pac’s corporate strategy, business units, corporate social responsibility initiatives and organizational change management
    • Content Creation – Draft, design and edit professional communications, marketing and promotional materials for Al-Pac for print and digital platforms. Research and write high-quality content for presentations, website, newsletters, corporate announcements, press releases and other communications materials with an eye for meticulous technical detail. Ensure communications’ materials meet Al-Pac’s standards, brand identity and style guide
    • Client Relationship Management - Collaborate with internal clients to provide advice and guidance on communications projects, as well as develop, design and create high-quality content for both print and digital platforms. Build effective working relationships with stakeholders and provide consistent professional communication services in support of client needs
    • Social Media Strategy - Develop and implement Al-Pac’s social media strategy, including content plans. Monitor the company’s social media pages and online presence. Develop metrics to measure and report on online activity

    Behavioral Competencies:

    •  Ensures Accountability
    •  Communicates Effectively
    •  Collaborates
    •  Situational Adaptability
    •  Customer Focus
    •  Innovation

    Education & Experience:

    •  Post-secondary degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or in another related field
    • A membership with the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) or the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is considered an asset
    • 3-5 years relevant experience in corporate communications with knowledge of best practices in corporate and public communications for diverse audiences
    • Experience with professional writing, print and digital design, social media, as well as video or mobile development and editing; graphic design, branding and creation of professional communications materials
    • Highly computer literate with experience using MS Office, graphic design programs (i.e., Adobe InDesign), web design programs, and professional communications tools
    • Experience in developing and interpreting media analytics
    • Must hold a valid Alberta Driver’s License

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Health & Safety Technician

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated and
    enthusiastic team player for the role of Health & Safety Technician (Casual).

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
    continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in
    an environmentally sustainable way.

    This is a non-permanent casual position working on an as-needed basis at our mill site near
    Athabasca, Alberta. General working hours are 12 hour shifts on Days, Nights and
    weekends.

    The Health & Safety Technician is responsible for providing medical and technical support
    to the organization. This position will respond to emergencies, lead/participate in
    investigations, conduct various testing, provide safety orientation and conduct security
    duties for team members and contractors.

    Responsibilities:

    • Health & Safety Compliance: Interact daily with team members and contractors to
      ensure compliance. Participate in Emergency Response as a shift leader on the mill
      emergency response team. Monitor fire systems and perform first aid care as needed
    • Investigation & Inspection: Lead and participate in incident / accident investigations.
      Provide expertise on hazard recognition and assist/coach others with performing field
      level hazard assessments
    • Testing: Administer pre-employment drug screen testing and post-incident and drug and
      alcohol testing. Conduct COVID screenings and routine medical assessment. Assist with
      occupational hygiene compliance testing within the plant site, including but not limited to
      gas detection, mask fit testing and hazard assessments
    • Technical Advice & Training: Provide technical and developmental training to team
      members and contractors on a variety of safety topics

    Education & Experience:

    • Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP), Primary Care Paramedic (PCP), or Emergency
      Medical Responder (EMR) licensed with the Alberta College of Paramedics
    •  Candidates with a current Advanced First Aid Certificate or a Registered Nurse (RN)
      with ITLS may also be considered
    • Experience working in an industrial setting is an asset

    Knowledge & Skills:

    •  Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
    •  Strong computer skills
    •  Firefighting experience is an asset
    •  Technical Rescue experience is an asset
    •  Hazardous Materials experience is an asset
    •  Security experience is an asset

    Behavioural Competencies:

    •  Ensures Accountability
    •  Manages Complexity
    •  Communicates Effectively
    •  Plans & Aligns
    •  Decision Quality

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Health and Safety Trainer

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and
    supportive team player for the role of Health & Safety Trainer.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
    continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in an
    environmentally sustainable way.

    This is a full-time and permanent position working Monday-Thursday located at our mill site
    near Athabasca, Alberta. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary
    including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid
    dental and extended health benefits, with many additional employee incentives. Relocation
    assistance is available for those who will need to move into the local area.

    The Health & Safety Trainer is responsible for ensuring that Alberta-Pacific is compliant to
    training and certification requirements by facilitating internal safety training as well as
    conducting training and development programs to improve individual and organizational
    performance.

    Responsibilities:

    Deliver third party certified training courses including but not limited to:

    • Fall Protection
    • Zoom Boom
    • Elevated Work Platform
    • Flagging, Skidsteer
    • Overhead Crane

    Deliver internal training courses including but not limited to:

    • Knowledge of Confined Space
    • Knowledge of First Break
    • Safe Work Permit
    • Hot Work Permit
    • Hazard Analysis/Risk Assessment
    • Knowledge & Use of Gas Detection Equipment
    • Demonstrate Use of SCBA
    • Hoist Reload Training
    • Summer Student Training Program
    • Tankwatch Training Program

    Perform Training Administration duties including but not limited to:

    •  Ordering manuals and supplies needed for training
    •  Booking and set up of meeting/training rooms
    •  Advertising and course reminders
    •  Training attendance and record keeping
    •  Issuing of certificates
    •  Entering training records in TRACCESS
    •  Arranging for audits of train-the-trainer courses
    •  Maintenance of instructor qualifications
    •  Training completion audits, analysis, and reporting

    Perform Training Support duties including but not limited to:

    • Liaising with 3rd party training companies
    • Arranging for external training, as needed
    • Development of safety training and TRACCESS folders for all divisions
    • Provide training assistance to the Emergency Response Team

    Provide coverage for Systems Administrator including:

    • Building TRACCESS folders for Pulp
    • Updating competencies
    • Entering training records in TRACCESS
    • General TRACCESS support

    Qualifications

    • Able to travel, typical 5+% domestic
    • Flexible work hours to meet business needs
    • Valid drivers’ license (GDL removed) with an acceptable driving history.
      Clean Driver’s Abstract
    • 5+ years’ experience in a similar Health & Safety role
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Occupational Health & Safety certificate (asset)
    • Industrial experience (asset)
    • Experience in a manufacturing / industrial environment (asset)

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
    • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety training requirements

    Please forward your resume in confidence to careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Indigenous Relations Coordinator

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and
    supportive Indigenous Relations Coordinator.

    This is a full-time, non-permanent position for 24 months located at our mill near
    Athabasca, Alberta. Working hours are Monday to Thursday, 7am to 5pm.

    The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and
    matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health
    benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also available
    for those who need to move into the local area.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
    continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in an
    environmentally sustainable way.

    The Indigenous Relations Coordinator provides support to the Indigenous Relations and
    Forest Resources Teams to meet business goals related to consultation and harvest planning.

    Responsibilities:

    • Consultation - Managing Provincial Government First Nations and Metis consultation
      processes as it relates to Al-Pac’s Annual Operating Plan, Forest Management Plan,
      and Public Lands Act Dispositions.
    • Stakeholder Relations & Community Engagement - Collaborating with internal and
      external stakeholders, actively seeking out innovative solutions to challenges. Providing
      administrative support to multi-sector/stakeholder initiatives. Attending community
      meetings and liaising with government personnel regarding indigenous community
      concerns.
    • Woodlands Planning - Working with third party consultants to develop harvest plans,
      layout, and obtain approval for approximately 1,800,000 m3 annually.

    Education & Experience:

    • High School Diploma
      Knowledge of indigenous relations
    • Understanding of the history and commitments in treaties
      Considered an asset:
      o Related work experience in northern communities
      o Experience with government Indigenous consultation in Alberta
      o Degree in Forestry, Environmental Sciences or Indigenous Studies
      o GIS/GPS experience with ability to use ESRI and Trimble product
      o Eligibility to register for a professional forestry designation in Alberta
      o Experience with forest harvest planning in Alberta

    Working Conditions

    • Frequent travel up to 50% to communities around the FMA (large centres and remote
      communities), occasionally to Edmonton and Calgary
    • Occasional overnight stays
    • Flexibility to work outside of regular working hours when required for community
      engagement

    Please forward all resumes in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Logistics Administrator

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Logistics Administrator.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in an environmentally sustainable way.

    This is a full-time, non-permanent contract position for 15 months, located at our St. Albert Office. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, and many additional employee incentives.

    The Logistics Administrator is responsible for the accurate processing of shipments to meet customer needs. They engage and collaborate with internal Al-Pac team members to ensure the consistent supply and quality of service for our product.

    Responsibilities:

    •  Transportation & Distribution – Making sure shipments are processed to support the communication and coordination with   production, 3PL’s, and supply chain vendors. Ensuring customers orders are transported and distributed in a profitable and   customer centric manner and performing timely processing to ensure accuracy of inventory
    •  External Stakeholder Relations – Creating data in the transportation system to support fair and transparent negotiations   that will optimize shipping lanes, obtaining cost certainty, and gaining favorable terms and conditions. Coordinating inventory  based on sales and production forecasts to meet customer demands and manage costs/targets
    •  Documentation & Processes – Performing processing to ensure uninterrupted and cost-effective delivery to customers.   Creating documentation that will meet requirements to ensure a free flow of products in a timely and error free manner.
    •  Insights & Reporting – Processing shipments to support the compiling of data for negotiating positions and supporting the   team in meeting key performance indicators.

    Education & Experience:

    •  Some administration or documentation experience is required
    •  Experience working in a CRM (or transportation) information system (asset)
    •  Experience working in records management (asset)
    •  Experience processing export shipments (asset)
    •  Post-secondary Degree / Diploma in Logistics, Business, Economics, or related field (asset)
    •  Records management training (asset)

    Knowledge & Skills:

    •  Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
    •  Ability to work independently and has worked in a team setting
    •  Accuracy in data processing
    •  Knowledge and skill in meeting deadlines
    •  Knowledge and understanding of global supply chains: including, but not limited to carriers such as railways, trucking, and shipping is desirable

    Work Conditions:

    •  Ability to work remotely while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.

    Competencies:

    •  Customer Focus: Delivers accurate and timely work to drive customer satisfaction
    •  Attention to Detail: Organized and structured work ability to ensure efficiency
    •  Team Player: Must be able to work well both individually and in a team environment

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Millwright Apprentice

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and
    supportive team player for the role of a Millwright Apprentice.

    This is a four-year non-permanent contract position working on a full-time basis at our mill site
    near Boyle, AB. General working hours for this position are Monday -Thursday, 7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
    The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and
    matching RRSP program, 4-weeks annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health
    benefits, with many additional employee incentives.

    Al-Pac’s Apprenticeship Program covers technical training costs and contributes towards
    books, supplies, and mileage to attend training.

    Responsibilities

    • Acquire the necessary skills and technical training to become a competent
      journeyperson
    • Work with the maintenance team to learn and perform all required tasks in accordance
      with mill quality and mechanical standards
    • Follow a range of mandatory work instructions (including the use of PPE where relevent)
      to safeguard the environment and the wellbeing of oneself and others
    • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement

    Qualifications

    • Indentured Millwright Apprentice would be an asset
    • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
    • Successfully complete any required program entrance exams and Alberta-Pacific’s online behavioral assessment
    • Must have a valid driver’s license (GDL removed) with an acceptable driving history

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca by September 25th , 2021.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Operating Technician Fibreline

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and
    supportive team player for the role of an Operating Technician in the Fibreline Business Unit.

    This is a 24-month non-permanent contract position working on a full-time basis at our mill site
    near Boyle, AB. This position will be rotating between day and night shifts. The successful candidate
    will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-
    weeks annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, with many additional
    employee incentives.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide daily operational help in the Fibreline area
    • Rotate through all field positions and future operation of both panel positions within the business
      unit
    • Actively participate in the SMART process and to model safe behavior on a regular basis
    • Support the continuous improvement process by actively taking part in process optimization
      within the team
    • Deals actively and works closely with his/her team members with all operating issues that involve
      safety, environment, production

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Must have a valid driver’s license (GDL removed) with an acceptable driving history
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and basic knowledge of root cause analysis
    • Willingness to work with chemicals used for cooking and bleaching process
    • Desire to learn new areas and experience new challenges
    • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca by October 6th , 2021.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Operations Accountant

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated and
    enthusiastic team player for the role of Operations Accountant.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
    continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in
    an environmentally sustainable way.

    This is a full-time, permanent position located at our mill near Athabasca, Alberta. The
    successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and
    matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended
    health benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also
    available for those who need to move into the local area.

    The Operations Accountant will manage financial accounts by preparing accurate and
    timely financial reports, statements, and month and year-end processes. This position will
    assist operational divisions with budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning, including
    capital projects.

    Responsibilities:

    • Financial Management & Control - Preparation of month-end and year-end journal
      entries and reconciliations. Preparation of year-end working papers. Assist operational
      divisions with budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning
    • Data Collection & Analysis - Perform financial analysis and special projects
    • Financial Reporting - Contribute to the preparation of various data and analytics reports, including preparation of monthly cost report
    • Information & Business Advice – Respond to inquiries by providing information and advice on financial processes and related policies. Assist operational divisions with capital projects approval process
    • Financial Policies - Review/update accounting policies and procedures
    • Operational Compliance – Identify instances of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate

    Education & Experience:

    • Minimum post-secondary degree in a related field (Business Management, Finance or
      Accounting)
    • CPA/CMA designation preferred
    • Working knowledge of the forest industry an asset

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Advance skills in Microsoft Excel
    •  Excellent knowledge of Internal Controls

    Behavioural Competencies:

    •  Ensures Accountability
    •  Manages Complexity
    •  Communicates Effectively
    •  Business Insight
    •  Financial Acumen
    •  Plans & Aligns Work

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will
    be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Supply Chain Coordinator

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Supply Chain Coordinator in the Sales & Logistics business unit.

    This is a full-time, non-permanent position for 24 months. The role is located in our St. Albert office. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, and many additional employee incentives.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and continues to branch out beyond the traditional pulp market. We strive to be leaders in everything we do.

    This is a dynamic and varied position, providing project support for Al-Pac’s ERP solution implementation in addition to coverage across various roles as required in the Sales & Logistics Business Unit.

    Responsibilities:

    Transportation & Distribution

    • Communicate and coordinate with production, 3PL’s, and supply chain vendors to ensure customer orders are transported and distributed in a profitable and customer centric manner
    • Conduct physical inventories, cycle counts, asset validations and reconciliation procedures to ensure accuracy of inventory

    External Stakeholder Relations

    • Maintain and be involved with strategic relationships to leverage Al-Pac’s customer value proposition and premium brand
    • Support fair and transparent negotiations to optimize shipping lanes, obtain cost certainty, and gain favourable terms and conditions
    • Coordinate inventory and vessels based on sales and production forecasts to meet customer demands and manage costs/targets
    • Implement contingency plans for unplanned business disruptions to minimize adverse impacts

    Documentation & Processes

    • Support systems, processes, workflow, and tools to ensure uninterrupted and cost-effective delivery to customers
    • Coordinate documentation requirements to ensure a free flow of products in a timely and error free manner
    • Implement shipping terms, insurance terms, etc.

    Negotiating & Contracting

    • Recommend terms and conditions to ensure optimized supply chain (e.g. costs, reliability, etc.) of getting product to customers

    Insights & Reporting 

    • Utilize market information, and resources to engage with all stakeholders to capitalize on planned and unplanned market or industry events and trends
    • Compile data to support negotiating positions
    • Compile data and support the team in meeting the key performance indicators to report on success of Logistics

    Innovation

    • Collect and analyze data of innovative approaches to optimize the supply chain to create new solutions and opportunities and reduce costs without sacrificing customer care
    • Understand vendor systems to leverage opportunities to create efficiencies and improve customer service
    • Develop and maintain a network of traditional and non-traditional contacts to enhance innovation

    Internal Stakeholder Relations

    • Engage with internal stakeholders to maintain and grow knowledge sharing between departments to build cohesive internal relations to eliminate redundancies and create efficiencies
    • Engage with internal and external auditors and ensure Team members have documents required to answer the inquiries

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or a related field (or demonstrable equivalent work experience)
    • CITT - Certified Logistics Professional designation preferred
    • 3+ years of work experience in Logistics, Sales Coordination or Supply Chain Management
    • Experience working in a CRM (or transportation) information system or ERP
    • Experience in inventory planning / management, supply chain concepts, and related methodologies
    • Considered an asset - Experience working with internal and external auditors, and understanding of the pulp market

    Knowledge & Skills

    •  Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
    •  Knowledge and understanding of supply chains: including, but not limited to carriers such as railways, trucking, and shipping
    •  Emotional intelligence and integrity to deliver customer centric solutions
    •  Resilience to drive sustainable business success
    •  Communicative, a persuasive and articulate speaker, writer, and presenter
    •  Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships (internally and externally)
    •  Strong data collection, analysis, and insight skills

    Work Conditions

    • Able to travel, typical 10+% within North America
    • Ability to work remotely due to Covid-19 working restrictions

    Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Transportation Coordinator

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Transportation Coordinator.

    This is a great position for an experienced professional, or a rewarding development opportunity for a recent forestry graduate to master managing fiber transportation.

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in an
    environmentally sustainable way.

    This is a full-time, permanent position located at our mill near Athabasca, Alberta. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also available for those who need to move into the local area.

    Al-Pac’s Transportation Coordinator is responsible for managing fiber transportation to multiple mill sites, and to ensure that production, quality, environmental and legal requirements are met in a safe and cost-effective manner.

    Responsibilities:

    •  Transportation Administration & Operations - Working closely with Operations and Logistics Teams to develop and implement delivery schedules. Evaluating, improving, and implementing new transportation strategies, and working closely with local quota holders to integrate and optimize haul plans
    • Budgeting & Planning – Scheduling and monitoring mill deliveries up to 3.5 million cubic meters annually. Managing costs through monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
    •  Contract & Stakeholder Management – Managing and negotiating contracts to meet mill delivery requirements. Overseeing contracts and requirements to meet agreement:
      production, safety and regulatory expectations. Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and promote local aboriginal initiatives

     

    Education & Experience:

    •  University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or demonstrated equivalent experience
    •  Considered an asset:
    •   Logistics management background, preferably in forestry operations
    •  Experience developing, negotiating and managing new and existing contracts.
    •  Active Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Forest Technician (RPFT) (Or eligible for Alberta certification).
    • Woodlands operations experience focused on forestry operations and transportation (Forestry Planning, Harvest, Log/Chip Haul, Road Construction, Reclaim, Silviculture)

    Knowledge & Skills:

    •  Ability to excel in high pressure environments is essential.
    •  Considered an asset:
    • Understanding of legislative requirements (Transportation, Solicitor General, Forest Management in Alberta and the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act)
    •  Familiar with truck management systems (GPS technologies and On-Board Computers)
    • Understanding of First Nations culture, and expectations related to economic development

    Please forward all resumes in confidence to calpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

     

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Woodlands Coordinators

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking three highly motivated, enthusiastic
    and supportive Woodlands Coordinators.

    The Woodlands Coordinator will rotate through the Woodlands Business Units, gaining a full
    breadth of forestry experience in transportation, fiber logistics, operations, and forest
    resources planning.

    This is a great position for an experienced professional, or a rewarding development
    opportunity for a recent forestry graduate.

    This is a full-time, permanent position located at our mill near Athabasca, Alberta. The
    successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and
    matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health
    benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also available
    for those who need to move into the local area.

    Forest Resources Planning:
    Responsible for ensuring that the development of forest harvest plans is in alignment with the
    corporate forest management strategy.

    • Forest Resources Planning – Liaising with consultants to develop harvest plans,
      layout and obtain approval for approximately 2,000,000 m3 annually. Collaborating with
      Government to obtain approvals and working with local quota holders
    •  Stakeholder Relations – Collaborating with stakeholders and actively seeking out
      innovative solutions to challenges. Consulting with indigenous communities and others

    Woodlands Operations:

    Responsible for the delivery of logs to the mill, coordinating logging, hauling, road construction,
    road maintenance, reclamation, and associated contract management.

    •  Operations Management – Managing a significant operational area, delivering quality
      logs to the mill and ensuring that operations are efficient
    • Project Planning, Risk & Issue Management – Logging, hauling, road construction, road maintenance, reclamation activities, and associated contract management
    •  Inspections – Providing technical support to inspections of the quality of the harvesting production, road and drainage structures, log quality and reclamation
    • Stakeholder & Community Engagement – Liaising with AAF to obtain plan approvals and meet legislative requirements. Working with stakeholders and First Nations
    • Budgeting & Reporting – Delivering cost expectations while supporting safety, quality, production, community and environmental objectives.

    Transportation:

    Responsible for managing fiber transportation to multiple mill sites, and ensuring that
    production, quality, environmental and legal requirements are met.

    • Transportation Administration & Operations - Developing and implementing delivery
      schedules. Evaluating, improving, and implementing new transportation strategies, and
      working closely with local quota holders to integrate and optimize haul plans
    • Budgeting & Planning – Scheduling and monitoring mill deliveries up to 3.5 million cubic meters annually and managing costs
    • Contract & Stakeholder Management – Managing and negotiating contracts to meet mill delivery requirements. Overseeing contracts and requirements to meet agreements, liaising with stakeholders and promoting local aboriginal initiatives

    Fiber Logistics:

    Responsible for managing fiber logistics via an office/field application of data analytics and fiber
    acquisition, and ensuring that production, quality, environment and legal requirements are met.

    • Fiber Logistics Scheduling & Data Analytics – Analyzing information to enable data
      driven decisions through support, development and use of fiber models and other
      decision support tools, to ensure a reliable supply of fiber to the mill
    • Conifer Management – Working with the conifer fiber logistics specialist in the
      procurement of conifer and incidental deciduous logs, conifer logs sales, service
      agreements as well as providing support for working with quota holders
    • Contract & Stakeholder Management – Managing and negotiating contracts to meet
      mill fiber requirements. Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and working with
      purchase wood contracts where required.

    Education & Experience:

    •  University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or demonstrated equivalent experience
    • Active Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Forest Technician (RPFT), or eligibility to
      become
      • Considered an asset:
      o Logistics management
      o Government of Alberta forestry practices
      o Working with stakeholders - First Nations and other communities, utilities, NGOs
      o Familiarity with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
      o Developing, negotiating and managing new and existing contracts
      o Woodlands operations experience - forestry planning, harvest, log/chip haul, road
      construction, reclaim, silviculture
      o Budgeting and scheduling

    Working Conditions

    In Planning and Operations, frequent travel required in the Forest Management Agreement Area
    (FMA) needing extended working hours or days. Remote, overnight stays are required, the
    frequency of which varies over the course of the year, but typically on a weekly / bi-weekly
    basis.

    Please forward all resumes in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will
    be considered open until filled.

    Legal Statement

    Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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