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?

Do you have a passion for exceeding safety standards and a keen eye for producing quality products?

Do you have leadership 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 to the Sussex Sawmill team as a Production Supervisor for the Sussex Chip Plant.

As a Supervisor with at the Sussex Chip Plant, you will be responsible for:

Ensuring safety, quality, and environmental standards are met

Performance management for a production team of 16-20 employees total (4-6 employees per shift)

Training and development for team members

Meeting daily and weekly production requirements

Scheduling personnel, submitting weekly payroll, and generating daily reports


Education Required: Trade Certification or Associate’s Degree, preferably in a technical, mechanical, or forestry related discipline

Years of Experience Required:

3-5 years of supervisory experience, or

3-5 years of experience in an industrial setting

Committed to top performance in a safe work environment

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Demonstrated ability to lead a team

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Available to work a weekly rotating schedule, which includes day shifts and night shifts


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online by January 1, 2018.

We appreciate your interest in our company!  The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying.  Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is 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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