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 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!

  • 3rd Class Power Engineer

    POSTING DATE: March 14, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-22
    HYBRID WORK: Not Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca Area, Alberta

     

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a 3rd Class Power Engineer to work out of our mill site near Athabasca, Alberta. The successful candidate is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of power/utilities and recovery/recaust processes. This position will help to optimize mill production, quality and operating costs. This position will ensure all equipment is maintained and operated in a safe and efficient manner and processes are operated in compliance with environmental procedures and regulations.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • Improvement/Innovation: Identify improvements in existing processes, systems and procedures, and use established change management programs to address them.
    • Operating Machines and Equipment: Operate complex equipment and machines, adjusting diverse variables to achieve the best possible outcomes in terms of quality and productivity.
    • Monitor and Inspect: Monitor plant equipment, computer terminals, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, meters and other instruments, to measure temperature, pressure and flow, detect leaks or other equipment malfunctions, and make sure equipment is operating at maximum efficiency.
    • Equipment Maintenance and Repair: Carry out standard maintenance and repair activities. Troubleshoot technical or operational problems by applying previously defined solutions.

    Role Requirements

    • 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate.
    • Experience working within a pulp mill and/or an industrial plant will be considered an asset.
    • Kraft pulp mill experience is a strong preference.
    • Knowledge of federal and provincial environmental regulations considered an asset.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s license (GDL removed) with a clean driving record.
    • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
    • Optimizes work processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
    • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments.

    What We Offer

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.
    • Study support for Power Engineering progression up to 1st Class.

    Please note our current opportunities are open to applicants for a limited time, resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Analyst, Financial Planning

    POSTING DATE: February 29, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-15
    HYBRID WORK: Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: St. Albert, Alberta

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking an Analyst, Financial Planner to work out of our office in St. Albert, AB. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of financial models, preparation of reports, and analysis of key financial metrics to drive decision-making and operational efficiency. The Analyst will support the annual budgeting cycle, monthly forecasting and reporting.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    Budgets, Forecasting and Modelling:

    • Assist in developing the annual consolidated budget, financial forecasting, operating plans and modelling processes.
    • Support the development of financial models and special budget reports for the company’s senior leadership team.
    • Support the simplification and automation of the company’s financial planning process.
    • Work with the Operations team to provide real-time forecasting updates.

    Reporting Analytics:

    • Develop capital budgeting templates and review opportunities; Calculate EBITDA, NPV, IRR payback and other key metrics.
    • Assist with the preparation of business cases and provide recommendations.
    • Analyze company financials and prepare key conclusions to be communicated to parent company.
    • Conduct variance analysis and identify key drivers of financial performance.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze financial data.

    Process Improvement:

    • Identify and implement process efficiency improvements; continuously standardize and improve the budgeting and forecasting processes.

    Role Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field.
    • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) or a similar advanced degree is preferred.
    • 1 to 3 years’ experience in strategic, business, accounting or financial planning and analysis roles.
    • Manufacturing industry background preferred.
    • Experience working for a Public company is considered an asset.
    • Excellent analytical skills and a strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities and perform job responsibilities accurately.
    • Excellent computer skills required, including a high degree of demonstrated Excel expertise (i.e. vlookup, Pivot Tables, and IF statements), as well as experience with SAP.
    • Experience with financial analysis, financial modelling and/or business valuation.
    • Extensive experience with forecasting and budgeting.
    • Experience quantifying and reporting business performance.

    What We Offer

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Hybrid Work Arrangement Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Assistant, Maintenance Services

    POSTING DATE: May 6, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-35
    HYBRID WORK: Not Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Short-term, Non-Permanent (9 months)
    LOCATION: Athabasca Area, Alberta

    Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking an Assistant, Maintenance Services to work out of our mill site near the Athabasca, AB area. The successful candidate is responsible for providing general administrative support to the Maintenance team; including a wide variety of information requests; prepares and analyses trends and status reports, drawing data from a variety of sources within and outside the department.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • Collating and analyzing data using pre-set tools, methods and formats.
    • Accurate data entry and attaching documentation to Work Orders and Assets in the company.
    • Preparing tailored letters, emails, complex reports, agendas and meeting minutes for approval.
    • Ordering all office furniture; office supplies and clothing (such as coveralls, jackets, etc.) as required.
    • Preparing documents using a variety of computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Also responsible for gathering and summarizing data for special reports.
    • Arranging venues, equipment, catering, accommodation, and travel for participants arriving from various locations to ensure the smooth running of medium scale events.
    • Identifying within the team, 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.

    Role Requirements

    • A Certificate in Office Administration or a related field.
    • 3-5 + years of related administrative experience.
    • Considered an asset:
      • Post-Secondary administrative degree or diploma.
      • Experience in a forestry, manufacturing or an industrial environment.
      • Familiar with Computerized Maintenance Management System(s).
    • Advanced computer applications skills (Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Ability to prioritize, manage time well, multitask and troubleshoot.
    • Accuracy in processing and strong attention to detail.
    • Knowledge and skill in meeting deadlines with multiple duties and tasks.
    • Adaptable to change and able to work under pressure, with changing priorities and deadlines.

    What we offer:

    • A competitive annual salary.
    • A compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • A team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Specialist

    POSTING DATE: April 4, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-29
    HYBRID WORK: Not Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca Area, Alberta

    Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Specialist, Computer Aided Design (CAD)
    to work out of our mill site in Athabasca. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration of 3D modelling, scanning, and drafting used by Al-Pac engineers and consultants for projects.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • 3D Process Plant Modelling – Manage and organize Al-Pac’s Plant 3D system. Create and maintain templates, catalogues, specifications, and act as a resource for other users.
    • 3D Scanning – Coordinate scanning projects for maintenance and project activities. Manage the cloud scan database (user access, project creation and organization, uploading and downloading scans and data).
    • Engineering Design and Drafting – Create 3D models and 2D drawings both collaboratively and independently.
    • Drafting Procedures and Training – Create, maintain, and guide procedures/training as related to drafting activities.
    • Document Control – Coordinate with others to ensure the proper document control of drawings and other engineering records produced.

    Role Requirements

    • 4+ years’ experience in a Design or Drafting role
    • Considered an asset:
      • A Diploma or Degree in an Engineering Technology program related to Design/Drafting.
      • AutoCAD Plant 3D experience.
      • Registration with ASET.
      • Knowledge of other AutoCAD programs are an asset (Inventor etc.).
      • Knowledge of 3D scanning and cloud storage (CINTOO).
      • Knowledge in piping design and B31/ABSA codes.
      • Manufacturing, Industrial Plant experience.
    • Strong comprehension of engineering, project documentation and records management.
    • Ability to prioritize, work independently, manage time well, multitask and troubleshoot.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
    • Adaptable to change and ability to work effectively under pressure with changing timelines.
    • Accuracy in processing.

    What we offer:

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • A compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • A team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

     

    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.

  • Engineer or Technologist, Environment

    POSTING DATE: April 25, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-33
    HYBRID WORK: Non-Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca, Alberta
     

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking an Engineer or Technologist, Environment to work out of our mill site near the Athabasca, Alberta area. The successful candidate is responsible for adhering to strict environmental regulations, enhancing brand reputation through environmental performance, and minimizing Al-Pac’s ecological footprint for its mill site operations. This work focuses on process analysis, environmental impact, compliance reporting, and risk assessment activities.

    Who Are We? 

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

     
    Role Responsibilities

    • Process Trending and Environmental Data Verification:
      • Monitor and trend both process and environment data to ensure compliance with site permitting and regulatory requirements.
      • Identify improvements in existing processes, systems, and procedures, and use change management programs to address them.
      • Review environmental compliance data to verify report information as per regulatory requirements for air, water, and soils monitoring.
    • Environmental Reporting:
      • Perform and/or assist with: greenhouse gas emissions reporting/forecasting and emissions inventory reporting (NPRI, AEIR);
      • Perform and/or assist with: continuous emissions monitoring systems reporting, groundwater data collection, waste management reporting;
      • Perform and/or assist with: annual industrial air reporting, incident reporting, incident corrective action reporting.
    • Environment Equipment Management and Troubleshooting:
      • Assist site Electrical and Instrumentation Technicians with environmental monitoring equipment troubleshooting;
      • Manage environmental equipment upgrades and maintenance activities for hardware and software components of the environmental monitoring system;
      • Interface with DCS Technicians for process controls aspects of the environmental monitoring system.
    • Environment Auditing and Site MOC:
      • Support environmental management systems and best practice standards on site (i.e. Environment Management Manual).
      • Assist with ISO 14001 compliance and auditing activities.
      • Participate in and direct annual greenhouse gas verification auditing under the TIER Regulation.
      • Perform environment tasks for site management of change (MOC) activities.
    • Networking:
      • Participate as required in Forest Industry and Environment stakeholder groups and think-tanks (AFPA, FPAC, NCASI, etc.).
      • Foster a culture of inclusion and collaboration within Technical & Environment department teams.
      • Network with other mill site areas and departments to build strong relationships with stakeholder groups.
      • Promote a culture of environmental responsibility and sustainability throughout the organization.

     
    Role Requirements

    • University Degree or Technologist Diploma in Environmental or Process Engineering.
    • Registered or eligible for registration with APEGA as a professional engineer, or registered or eligible for registration with ASET as a certified engineering technologist (as applicable).
    • Must hold a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.
    • Strong analytical abilities, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • A genuine commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, interest in the environmental aspect of industrial operations.
    • Considered an asset:
      • Experience working within a Pulp Mill or chemical industrial sector.
      • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics.
      • Proficiency in environmental reporting tools.
      • Experience in Microsoft applications (i.e. Excel).
    • Strong data analysis and trending skills.
    • Good computer and technology skills.
    • Excellent at technical writing and communicating.
    • Familiar with process hazard analysis fundamentals and cause-and-effect thinking.
    • Collaborates effectively between multiple stakeholders.
    • Ability to prioritize work and requirements from a variety of stakeholders to ensure timelines are met and workload is effectively managed.
    • Ability to perform/learn basic engineering calculations.

    What We Offer 

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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

    POSTING DATE: May 15, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-39
    HYBRID WORK: Non-Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca, Alberta

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking an Operating Technician, Fibreline to work out of our mill site near the Athabasca, Alberta area.
    The successful candidate begins their career by completing Al-Pac specific training that involves physical, technical, and critical thinking to allow safe completion of the role. The Fibreline operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of chip screens / digester and brownstock/bleaching processes. These positions help optimize mill production, quality and operating costs.

    Who are we?
    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the safe and reliable operation of all Fibreline equipment, including pressure equipment and piping, as well as overseeing environmental compliance and quality/quantity of production.
    • Continuously monitor the operation of complex processes through the panel and adjust variables to achieve the best possible outcome in terms of pulp quality and production goals.
    • Starting up and shutting down the Fibreline processes as required.
    • Daily equipment checks as well as performing daily, weekly and month checklists.
    • Collect pulp, liquor and filtrate samples and analyze in the lab.
    • Operating a Forklift to facilitate chemical tote placement and/or stage equipment as requested.
    • Set up, receive and unload chemicals from truck delivery or CN rail cars.
    • Write work permits and direct maintenance work to be performed.
    • Lock out equipment for maintenance.
    • General clean up duties and housekeeping.
    • Assist in troubleshooting Fibreline process and equipment.
    • Understand all safety requirements for each specific process area.
    • Identify any maintenance requirements and put in malfunction reports as required.

    Role Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Considered an asset:
      • Experience in a pulp mill environment.
      • Pulp and Paper Technologist.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to be a critical thinker, analyzing situations and using logic to address issues.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and basic knowledge of root cause analysis.
    • Mechanical aptitude beneficial for problem solving field issues
    • Desire to learn new areas and experience new challenges.
    • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point).
    • Self-motivated to be a continuous learner of procedures and processes with an emphasis on continuous improvement.

    Other:

    • This is a shift work position rotating between day and night shifts.
    • General physical activities include climbing, lifting, handling materials, unplugging chip conveyors, pulp lines or equipment, turning valves, using wash up hoses and small tools.
    • Competency will be demonstrated in five field positions and then move to demonstrate competency in two panel roles that operate the Fibreline Process.
    • Required to obtain a Pulp & Paper Technologist Certificate prior to training on the panel roles.

    What we offer:

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Specialist, Continuous Improvement

    POSTING DATE: March 20, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-24
    HYBRID WORK: Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Position can be based out of the St. Albert office (with frequent travel to the Millsite) or at the Millsite near Athabasca, AB

     

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Specialist, Continuous Improvement. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Stage 1 (Ideation) process within Al-Pac’s Project Delivery Model. This includes generation, identification, assessment and refinement of early-stage growth and major cost savings’ initiatives.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • Develop the Continuous Improvement Program:
      • Engage with Leaders across Al-Pac to develop Stage 1 (Ideation) of the Project Delivery Model, developing and implementing processes used to continuously identify opportunities for growth, cost saving and process improvement activities across Al-Pac teams.
    • Lead internal idea generation activities, initiatives and formal events aimed at adding topics to the Ideation Funnel:
      • Work with leaders in other Divisions to identify, coordinate and plan these activities.
      • Lead the Lean Six Sigma-style kaizen events (or equivalent) and periodic brainstorming sessions with internal and/or external related to particular topic or thematic areas.
    • Lead external idea identification and generation activities aimed at adding topics to the Ideation Funnel:
      • Work with external subject matter experts (SME), vendors, academics, and others to identify and conduct preliminary evaluation of opportunities to support growth and process improvement.
    • Develop internal capacity to support development and sustainability of continuous improvement ‘culture’ within and across Al-Pac:
      • Identify training needs and options.
      • Work with leaders to identify candidates for process improvement (e.g. Lean Six Sigma or equivalent) training.
      • Arrange and support the scheduling and delivery of training programs related to continuous improvement.
      • Seek and secure leveraged funding to support training needs.
    • Administer, collate, and track the inclusion, preliminary assessment and ranking of topics within the Ideation Funnel:
      • Evaluate ideas to prioritize topics for further due diligence using a scorecard method.
      • Lead market studies (including management of external resources and coordination of internal SME contributions).
      • Oversee the systems and administration of the in-flow and out-flow of ideas within the Ideation Funnel.
      • Develop “Recommendations to Shelve” or “Recommendations to Pursue” documentation.
      • Generate dashboards and progress reports (including Board presentations) as required.
    • Deliver ideas for feasibility:
      • Work with key internal & external subject matter experts to conduct preliminary assessment of ideas with the objective of bringing forward a narrowed list of high-quality ideas for feasibility assessment (Stage 2) and investment due diligence.
      • Work closely with the Engineer, Process (Secondment) and Specialist, Feasibility to develop an effective and efficient workflow of idea generation and assessment.

    Role Requirements

    • Post-secondary degree, preferably in an engineering or technology field.
    • 8+ years' experience in a role focused on process improvement initiatives in a manufacturing environment.
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or equivalent required.
    • Experience with Business Process Mapping.
    • Project Management expertise (implementing project plans).
    • Considered an asset:
      • Experience in a forestry, manufacturing environment and/or commodity industry.
      • Familiarity with financial evaluation and assessment and the ability to design and populate financial models.
    • Clear and effective verbal, written and presenting communication skills with diverse audiences without supervision.
    • Excellent analytical skills and strong problem solving and business acumen.
    • Proficient in all aspects of MS Office. Advanced knowledge of database programs such as Excel and Access as well as experience with MS Project.
    • Ability to collaborate and have influence stakeholders at all levels and work effectively within a team environment.

    What We Offer

    •  A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Hybrid Work Arrangement Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Specialist, Contracts

    POSTING DATE: February 29, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-17
    HYBRID WORK: Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: St. Albert, Alberta

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Specialist, Contracts to work out of our office in St. Albert, AB. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and operational performance through extensive contract activities, from contract reviews and development to internal compliance and risk mitigation, contract negotiation, documentation management & administration, tracking and reporting, and analysis. The Specialist will work in collaboration with key business partners such as Vice Presidents, Managers, Procurement, Internal Stakeholders and Legal to ensure successful end-to-end management of RFX and Contracts.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • Contract Development and Management: Develop and execute commercial contracts with strategic partners, vendors, suppliers and customers that supports governance and compliance requirements.
    • Contract Negotiations: Oversee contract negotiations as assigned, fulfillment, and material terms, including renewal and termination terms, indemnity, and limitation of liability.
    • Contract Governance and Compliance: Ensure contracting parties fulfil their contractual obligations by monitoring contract performance, identifying issues, taking timely action to resolve issues, and communicating with stakeholders to minimize risk and maximize supplier performance.
    • Coach and Mentoring: Coach & mentor Procurement team on contract development, RFX development and contract administration.
    • Contract Review: Review, redline and oversee contracts received from key business partners, such as the Procurement business function.
    • Collaboration: Collaborate with external stakeholders, including Legal and Insurance, in the review of Terms and Conditions.
    • Contract Lifecycle Management: Take ownership of contract management lifecycle; pre and post award.

    Role Requirements

    • Post-secondary degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or in another related field.
    • 5 + years relevant contract management experience working in a similar environment.
    • Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) designation or equivalent considered an asset
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Works at an advanced level to orient work in a workflow to plan, organize, and execute the steps it takes to achieve a goal to achieve higher efficiencies. Typically works independently and provides guidance.
    • Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.
    • Detail-oriented, proactive, and highly motivated with the ability to effectively manage time.
    • Proven expertise in the areas of contract management philosophy in an operating environment, risk assessment and mitigation, supplier evaluation and negotiations, and management of supplier relations.
    • Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to negotiate independently while providing guidance and training to others on how to help the organization by obtaining consensus between two or more internal or external parties who may have different interests.
    • Develops and supports business processes and workflows with systems acumen without supervision.

    What We Offer

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Hybrid Work Arrangement Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Specialist, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services

    POSTING DATE: April 16, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-31
    HYBRID WORK: Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: St. Albert, Alberta

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Specialist, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services to work out of our office in St. Albert, Alberta. The successful candidate is responsible for financial and/or operational internal audits and J-SOX (the Japanese version of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)) compliance reviews, and the framework for the organization’s financial recording and reporting.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    Internal Financial and Operational Audit Responsibilities:

    • Providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the company operations.
    • Designing, planning, and completing reviews of operations, processes, and controls.
    • Advising and making recommendations to others on how to design new processes and systems that meet professional standards.

    J-SOX Compliance:

    • Reviewing company level controls, financial close and reporting process controls, process level controls, IT application controls and IT General controls.
    • Evaluating design and operating effectiveness of J-SOX key controls – conducting risk assessments and identifying controls and gaps in place to mitigate identified risk and recommending remediation for deficiencies.
    • Maintaining updated documentation including risk control matrices (RCMs), procedural write-ups (narratives), flowcharts, and checklists.
    • Researching new or technical subjects to support the internal controls work.
    • Assessing the impact of changes in processes and systems – re-design controls in response to change and update related controls documentation for changes made.

    Financial Policies, Guidelines, and Protocols:

    • Creating a plan to deliver and review financial policies, guidelines, and protocols to ensure the company complies with regulations and good financial practice.

    Operational Compliance:

    • Maintaining and renewing a deep knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct and ensuring own work adheres to required standards.

    Audit Compliance:

    • Managing a portfolio of audit assignments, ensuring that the team plans and delivers audits that cover identified risk areas and that appropriate corrective actions are agreed on with auditees.
    • Resolving issues arising from audits and referring serious or contentious issues to the Director, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services.

    Document Preparation:

    • Preparing material for various target audiences, tailoring the tone and content to match the needs, expectations of audiences.

    Data Management:

    • Managing basic aspects of the data management system with guidance from the Director, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services. This includes being responsible for developing or operating basic elements of the data management systems to deliver prescribed outcomes.

    Role Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting.
    • Recognized Accounting Designation.
    • Certified Internal Auditor /Certified Information Systems Auditor designation is an asset.
    • Minimum of 3 – 5+ years’ progressive experience in Public Accounting.
    • Excellent knowledge & understanding of best practices in Auditing & Internal Controls.
    • Strong Internal Financial Reporting Standards knowledge.
    • Experience in a highly computerized Manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to prepare and coordinate the completion of various data and analytics reports and provide good insights.
    • Excellent organization and communication skills.
    • Ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including collaboration with and coaching other RAAS team members to execute project. Interact with team members across all levels and discuss evaluations and recommendations from reviews/audits.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and effectively manage projects in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Strong hands-on working knowledge of Excel models, at an advanced level.

    What We Offer

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Hybrid Work Arrangement Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Specialist, Safety and Occupational Hygiene

    POSTING DATE: March 28, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-28
    HYBRID WORK: Not Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca Area, Alberta

     

    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Specialist, Safety and Occupational Hygiene to work out of our mill site near Athabasca, Alberta. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring regulated compliance requirements through inspections, investigations, and communication on enforcement requirements. The candidate will oversee field monitoring, testing and measuring of areas and items identified in the occupational hygiene program (e.g. indoor air quality, sound testing, asbestos and mould sampling etc). The position also monitors mill operating areas and provides feedback to leaders on compliance with health and safety policies and programs.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    Health, Safety and Security:

    • Follow the organization's HSS policies, procedures, and mandatory instructions to identify and mitigate Health and Safety risks and risks to the wellbeing of oneself and others in the workplace.
    • Instruct the team in safe working methods, identify instances of risky behaviours within the team and take appropriate action including escalating serious issues as appropriate.
    • Monitor OHS hygiene requirements and ensure hygiene program is compliant.
    • Develop and maintain the hygiene monitoring and testing program.
    • Ensure monitoring and testing of equipment is maintained and logged.
    • Provide coaching and training on occupational hygiene to leaders and team members.

    Regulatory and Compliance Management:

    • Maintain compliance and testing for gas and other hazards throughout the mill.
    • Monitor hygiene compliance, prepare reports and advise HSS leadership on non-compliance and more complex hygiene related problems.

    Information and Business Advice:

    • Resolve queries from internal or external customers or suppliers by providing information on complex processes and the related policies, referring to others where necessary for interpretation of policy.

    Internal Communications:

    • Communicate as needed on hygiene testing and procedures.

    Assist in Investigations and Resolve Complaints:

    • Partner with the business to Investigate and resolves issues in an expedient, fair, and transparent manner.

     

    Role Requirements

    • Post-secondary Degree in a related field (OHS, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Health). An equivalency of a related two-year Diploma plus five years of recent related experience will be considered.
    • 5-7 years working knowledge of Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code and Act, and related legislation.
    • Considered an asset:
    • CRSP certification is an asset.
      • Certification in Occupational Hygiene is an asset.
      • Forestry background or experience and would be an asset.
      • Experience in Health, Safety and Hygiene in the forestry/manufacturing sectors would be preferred.
    • Knowledge of OH&S and regulatory compliance requirements.
    • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Knowledge in ergonomics, identifying hazardous agents, risk evaluation, occupational disease prevention, implementing controls and understanding exposure limits.

     

    What We Offer

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • Compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
    • Hybrid Work Arrangement Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • Team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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.

  • Technician, Stores

    POSTING DATE: May 15, 2024
    CLOSING DATE: May 30, 2024
    JOB NUMBER: 2024-40
    HYBRID WORK: Not Eligible
    POSITION TYPE: Permanent
    LOCATION: Athabasca, AB Area

    Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Technician, Stores to work out of our mill site near the Athabasca, AB area. The successful candidate is responsible for maintenance, reliability & operation inventory management and warehouse management. The job ensures that all materials, equipment and supplies necessary for Al-Pac’s operations and maintenance are available when and where required.

    Who Are We?

    Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

    Role Responsibilities

    • Inbound/Outbound Freight Management & Movement:
      • Loading and unloading of inbound and outbound freight which includes materials, machinery and chemicals.
      • Drive and operate light vehicle(s) and forklift.
    • Manage Inventory & Inventory Control:
      • Monitor stocking levels & shelf-life inventory.
      • Put away parts into storage locations.
      • Process requisitions, issue, pick, package & move material; distribute parts for customer delivery.
      • Perform cycle counts and complete accurate adjustments within the ERP system.
      • Review and recommend adjustments; accurate and timely data entry into the ERP system.
      • Prepare and generate warehouse reports and record keeping.
    • Delivery:
      • Delivery of equipment and materials to other business areas.
    • Receiving & Shipping:
      • Verify & inspect incoming material & documentation, process receipts and track shipments.
      • Prepare domestic, US & international outgoing freight packaging specifications; complete documentation and labelling, comply with customs & export requirements and prepare Customs Declarations.
    • Master Data Maintenance:
      • Master data governance for material master input and change.
    • Warehouse Maintenance and Housekeeping:
      • Maintain and clean & organized work area.

    Role Requirements

    • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience performing similar activities within a logistic environment.
    • Consider an asset:
      • A Journeyman Parts Ticket or Warehousing Technician Certificate.
      • Transportation of Dangerous Goods certificate.
    • A valid Class 5 driver’s license is required.
    • Experience operating a forklift is required.
    • Knowledge and understanding of provincial, national and international supply chains: including, but not limited to carriers such as railways, trucking, and shipping.
    • Ability to problem solve and deliver customer centric solutions.
    • Ability to establish to maintain strong relationships internally and externally.
    • Implements continuous improvement opportunities to drive value for SCM.
    • Ensures all business needs are met in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).

    What we offer:

    • A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
    • Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.
    • A Hybrid work schedule.
    • Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
    • Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
    • A team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

    Please note this current opportunity is open till May 30, 2024. Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

    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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