Maintenance Superintendent (Engineering)

Full Time

  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  Whitehouse, Florida, United States

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

A successful candidate will have excellent organizational and documentation skills, be self-directed and confident in their decision-making abilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Take ownership of improving uptime and decreasing downtime
  • Provide hands on technical expertise to increase and maintain plant operations
  • Develop and implement strategies that drive continuous improvement and support all elements of plant mechanical/electrical functions
  • Comprehensive understanding of PM’s, PDM’s and reliability centered maintenance
  • Advance the knowledge and skill development for the maintenance and operational teams to maintain an optimum operational focus
  • Provide support to the mill to ensure objectives in safety, quality, production and cost are being met
  • Performing root cause and gap analysis
  • Manages and develops relationships with project-equipment supplier(s) and contractors
  • Tenaciously effective problem-solver applying data-based critical thinking to make decisions
  • Engaged team player; able to build good working relationships
  • Use of Microsoft Office suite as well as effective oral and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and indirectly influence skills


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical, Chemical or Materials Engineering or a related engineering discipline. (Will substitute experience in lieu of degree)
  • A minimum of (3) years of industrial operations and/or manufacturing experience
  • A minimum of (2) years of plant engineering, manufacturing engineering and/or process engineering experience
  • Must be able and willing to work in an industrial manufacturing plant environment (with or without reasonable accommodations), including extended periods of time in noisy, dusty, non-air conditioned or unheated areas.

Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays
  • Relocation is provided
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)