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Canfor President and CEO Donald B. (Don) Kayne
Donald B. (Don) Kayne
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  • I have worked for the CANFOR pulp mill maintenance turnarounds since 2011.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Temp Labourer in Prince George, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Temp Labourer in Prince George, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Canfor

    Pros

    I always look forward to working at the CANFOR pulp mill maintenance turnarounds. I enjoy working with my co-workers, and supervisors. I am always eager on learning from working different jobs threw out the CANFOR pulp mill maintenance turnarounds. Safe working environment. I hope very much to be employed for CANFOR full time. CANFOR is where I want to have my career. Janice S.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons

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    Thank you for a friendly safe working environment.

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Canfor Interviews

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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Canfor in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    1st talk about myself.

    Then two senior process engineers asked for 3 technical questions:
    1.deduction method
    2.computer skills
    3.computer program

    Followed are behavior questions:
    1.Talk about your project
    2.Team work abilities
    3.suggestions you have made
    4. difficult u met and how did you solve it
    5. Why do you want to work for us
    They also asked if I was willing to go to the city and legal to work in Canada.

    The interview closed with my questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Website www.canfor.com
Headquarters Vancouver, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CFP)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Canfor has a can-do attitude about forest products. One of Canada's largest lumber companies, Canfor mainly produces softwood lumber, but also plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), remanufactured lumber products, and specialized wood products at some 30 facilities in Canada and the US. Each year Canfor is capable of turning out 5 billion board feet of lumber, 270 million sq. ft. of plywood, and 1 billion sq. ft. of OSB. It manages woodlands on public lands in British Columbia and Alberta and has annual harvesting rights on about 11 million cu. meters of timberland. The... More

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