Maintenance Superintendent, Kraft
Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corporation - Port Mellon, BC

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Howe Sound Pulp and Paper has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Superintendent at our Port Mellon site. Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation is one of the most progressive Kraft, Pulp and Paper manufacturers in the world, leading industry in product quality, efficiency and environmental protection. On the heels of a $6 million dollar upgrade of our evaporators we have now completed a $36 million fluidized bed upgrade to our power boiler to enhance energy and generate clean power. We are now one of the largest independent producers of renewable electricity in BC.

Howe Sound is one of the five mills in Canada owned by Paper Excellence. The Paper Excellence Group has an excellent track record in Canada in terms of business leadership, labour, First Nations partnerships, and environmental stewardship. The Group currently employs over 1,000 Canadians. Professional excellence starts with Paper Excellence.

Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance & Engineering, the Maintenance Superintendent, Kraft is accountable for the manning, organization, planning, development, budget, cost control and execution of the mill maintenance programs. The Maintenance Superintendent, Kraft is the leader of a team responsible for maximizing long term equipment availability within the cost constraints imposed. The Maintenance Superintendent, Kraft must have a goal of minimizing the number of safety incidents and the amount of environmental excursions beyond accepted limits.


  • A University degree in Engineering plus five (5) years related experience in mill engineering, planning or maintenance departments; or,
  • High school graduation plus trades qualifications in any one or more of the trades being supervised, with seven (7) years’ experience as a tradesperson in the pulp industry; and
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a supervisor in the maintenance function;
  • Must possess a high degree of understanding of all trades in the department and a good understanding of mill operating maintenance procedures

Please submit your written application, stating position title and outlining your qualifications for the position to:

Employment Coordinator
Human Resources Dept.
Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corporation
Fax: 604-884-2182

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our setting, in Port Mellon on BC’s beautiful Sunshine Coast provides employees with an outstanding quality of life. To learn more about the Sunshine Coast, visit Relocation assistance will be provided in addition to a competitive salary and benefits package.