West Fraser Timber

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West Fraser Timber President & CEO Ted Seraphim
Ted Seraphim
6 Ratings

    hard work

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in New Boston, TX
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in New Boston, TX

    I worked at West Fraser Timber full-time (more than a year)


    good benefits ,great challenges. job security


    different hands on training,benefits,compensation.absent policy

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    always practice safety first

    Positive Outlook
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West Fraser Timber Interviews

Updated Oct 15, 2014
Updated Oct 15, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Communications Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at West Fraser Timber.

    Interview Details

    Hiring manager emailed to schedule a face-to-face interview after a few weeks of submitting my application via email. One on one meeting went well for about an hour. Very casual and pleasant. Unstructured conversation about the job, company and industry. About two weeks later asked to come in for a second interview with HR manager. Very quick meeting (less than 30 minutes), during which time HR manager asked some inappropriate personal questions unrelated to my work experience or performance. Unsurprisingly, I was uncomfortable and not confident I impressed her with my responses.

    It took another month before I heard back on the status of my application. Unfortunately, the rejection note seemed vague and confusing. I don't mind being rejected for a job so long as it's timely and accurate. Such courtesy is appreciated by anyone searching for work.

    Soon after, the same job was reposted with a few tweaks to the job description.

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West Fraser Timber Awards & Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Eluta, 2012
BC's Top Employers, Eluta, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.westfraser.com
Headquarters Quesnel, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1955
Type Company - Public (WFTBF)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

West Fraser is the largest lumber producer in North America with 7,500 employees in 40 operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States. Recognized as one of Canada's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2014) and as one of Canada Top 100 Companies (2013 & 2014), our core business is producing lumber, wood chips, laminated veneer lumber (LVL), MDF, plywood, pulp and newsprint.

Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future. We take pride in what we do, and our employees have grown... More

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