Canfor Reviews

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Canfor President and CEO Donald B. (Don) Kayne
Donald B. (Don) Kayne
2 Ratings

    Great company.

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    Former Employee - Supervisor Level in Prince George, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Supervisor Level in Prince George, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Canfor full-time (more than 5 years)


    There is unlimited opportunity. CFP is well positioned to capitalize on the lumber super cycle on the horizon.


    Advancement requires a lot of years and is less focused on merit. The AB oil sands have really hurt trade competitiveness.

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    Keep it up.

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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 skills 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.

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    Difficult Interview

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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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