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Yard Supervisor

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees.

  • Would you like to work in a growing, fast-paced environment that is technologically advanced?

  • Does working with a team of motivated contractors interest you?

  • Do you have supervisory experience and want to kick-start your career?

  • If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then J.D. Irving, Limited has an exciting career opportunity for you.

We are looking for motivated individuals to join the Forest Products team as aYard Supervisorfor Sproule Lumber, J.D. Irving, Limited in Truro, NS.


Truro, Nova Scotia offers outstanding four season outdoor recreational activities, including fishing, hunting, extensive all-season trail systems, skiing, and recreational centre with pool and arena. A safe and secure family focused community, with excellent home affordability, modern schools, activity centers, and health facilities on your doorstep.


  • Trade Certification, Bachelor's Degree, or Associate’s Degree

  • Previous operational management or supervision experience considered an asset

  • Proven track record of operational execution, problem solving, and meeting targets

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and time management skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily communication with all site Supervision and Management

  • Working in a safe manner daily, with a keen eye to notice and report hazards within the work site.

  • Ensuring that yard operations occur in a safe manner with all environmental and management standards met daily

  • Coordinating roundwood deliveries and inventories with Woodlands Operations and Sawmill Operation

  • Direct supervision of loaders and operators working within the yard

  • Ensuring mill residual products are delivered to internal/external customers at required quality and timelines

  • Identifying opportunities for productivity improvement

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online.

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J.D. Irving, Limited,Woodlands Divisionis committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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  • Posting Date: Nov 13, 2020
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