As Canada’s first truly global forest products company, we are an iconic representation of the opportunity that Canada has to offer the globe. Canfor was started in Vancouver, BC over 80 years ago by two immigrants. Today, we remain headquartered in Vancouver, BC and now boast a global workforce of 7,000 employees. Canada’s natural resource sector – more...
Canfor for the 21st Century
As one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper, Canfor has established itself as a leader in the forest products industry. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy - utilizing virtually 100% of our wood fibre to create useful products. Our products include high-quality dimensional lumber, value-added finishing products, and top quality pulp and paper. What began with two entrepreneurs in the 1930s has become an international team of over 5800, forward-thinking and committed employees located in Western Canada and the Southern United States. It is an exciting time for Canfor as we continue to grow and offer new opportunities for professional development and advancement. We are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, safety and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently offer quality products and a positive employee experience.
Working With Us
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION We offer regionally competitive benefit packages and employee support services and take pride in working hard to support and care for our people. We understand that the strength of our business is directly related to the power and commitment of our people. We believe in providing our employees with the support, the compensation and the tools necessary to succeed, both personally and professionally. We offer competitive compensation packages, from entry-level all the way up, and understand that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s success. We are steadfast in fostering a promote-from-within culture and offer rapid potential for career advancement for employees who are passionate, committed and ready to take on new challenges. CAREER ADVANCEMENT Canfor is a great company to build your career. As a Canfor employee, you have the opportunity for continuing education as a part of your professional development plan. Our promote-from-within culture gives those who excel the opportunity for on-the-job training and career advancement, and means many talented people spend their entire careers with us. Nowhere is our commitment to promoting from within our ranks more evident than in the success of our CEO & President, Don Kayne, who began his career with Canfor as a regional sales representative over 35 years ago.
Canfor operates manufacturing facilities in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, as well as in the Southern US states of North and South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. Canfor communities are among the most liveable in North America. Diverse and exciting recreational opportunities, clean and healthy natural environments, affordable housing and reasonable costs of living make our communities great places to live.