Website Lakeland Mills Ltd

A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graveyard Supervisor at Lakeland Mills in Prince George, BC!

About Us

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is an integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia.  Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.

Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies.  The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.

Lakeland Mills, a division of Sinclar Group Forest Products since 1973, has developed a global reputation for producing premium quality stud lumber.   When you see the distinctive Lakeland “blue,” you know you’re working with the best.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

The Opportunity  –  Graveyard Supervisor

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Graveyard Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient planning, organizing of the processes and procedures of the clean-up teams on the graveyard shift. The Graveyard Supervisor will provide leadership and support including a collaborative and positive working rapport between the maintenance, clean-up and the production teams.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Builds a high performing team focusing on collaboration and a solutions oriented approach
  • Creates clear expectations of the team and holds them accountable
  • Continuous follow up with the clean-up employees to ensure work is complete in a timely and acceptable manner
  • Ensures the Sawmill and Planer are maintained during the graveyard shift, and are cleaned and ready for production
  • Follow standard procedures to ensure tasks are performed safely and with quality
  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve clean-up for operations
  • Works closely with the operations and maintenance to collaboratively identify and implement operational functionality
  • Work closely with the Production Supervisors for scheduling purposes
  • Ensures compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and policies and procedures)
  • Ensures and maintains an established service focus with employees, effectively maintains positive relationships with key strategic external and internal stakeholders
  • Supervise training and orientation of entry-level employees as well as training for other positions on shift
  • Be the primary communication channel between the daytime operational groups and the graveyard employees
  • Creating work schedules, timecards and related documentation for the graveyard clean-up and the maintenance employees

Qualifications and Education

  • Proven commitment to safety management and leadership
  • Mechanical aptitude and display understanding of work management processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build a rapport and work with integrity
  • Previous supervisory experience is an asset
  • Proven ability to be detail oriented and organized
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism with stakeholders
  • Prioritizes multiple projects and tasks, demonstrates strong problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Avanti and NAV is an asset
  • Proven commitment to safety management and leadership


Deemed “BC’s northern capital,” Prince George is a lively city of 80,000 people situated in the heart of British Columbia. With early roots as a forest industry town, Prince George’s economy has diversified substantially over the years. Today it is a major center for resource and transportation activity and a service center for communities across the north. It has a thriving economy that offers full opportunities for recreation, housing, employment, education, dining, entertainment and culture.

Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of Prince George here!

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please submit your resume to: and remember to quote “Graveyard Supervisor” in the subject line.

The salary range for this position is $92,841 – $106,767

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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