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General Labourer – Manning Forest Products
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General Labourer – Manning Forest Products

Manning, AB
Until Filled

West Fraser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for individuals seeking challenging and rewarding careers. Manning Forest Products is currently recruiting for a General Labourer.

You'll Do:

  • Work in a variety of areas, which may include sorting, stacking, and piling lumber
  • Handling and lifting materials
  • Operate production equipment as assigned
  • Assist other processing workers
  • Assist with the routine maintenance and cleaning of the sawmill equipment, ensuring their proper functioning and promptly reporting any malfunctions or issues to the team.
  • Other general labourer responsibilities
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Strict adherence to company safety standards and follow Safe work practices such as Lock-out, Pre-task hazard assessments, etc.
  • Standing for extended periods

You have:

  • Ability to work in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Availability to perform day and night shifts as needed
  • Good physical condition
  • Ability to work repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work as a positive team member
  • Strong commitment to follow all safety guidelines and protocols, wearing the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and taking precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Reliable and Excellent work ethic.
  • Desire to learn, grow and succeed.
  • No experience required.

Compensation Package:

  • The hourly pay rate for this position may vary depending on experience, education, and location.
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation, and holidays.

Your Workplace Location:

The Town of Manning is a family-friendly community located in Northwest Alberta. The area offers affordable housing, year-round recreational activities, and outdoor pursuits. Our mill and forest operations form an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to employees and families that live in Manning and the surrounding County of Northern Lights. See more at and

About Us:

We make renewable, wood-based building products for the world, contributing to a more sustainable future. Today, West Fraser is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood-based building products, with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, West Fraser produces lumber, engineered wood products (oriented strand board, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fiberboard, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and boxes.

What makes us stand out is our people-first approach. We value internal growth and continuous learning. Join us, and you'll enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan, all in a supportive environment where your voice matters.


At West Fraser, we strongly believe promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to our success. Our commitment to creating inclusive workplaces is reflected in our core values, and we constantly strive to foster a culture that values and respects every individual’s unique background and perspective. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team dedicated to shaping a brighter future by embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. Join our team at West Fraser and help us build a more diverse and inclusive community.


West Fraser is fully committed to sustainable forest management as defined in our environmental policy, which is reflected in every aspect of our work. We adopt new technologies and innovations to create exceptional building materials. Wood products are a natural, renewable, recyclable, and environmentally sustainable choice for consumers who prioritize sustainability.

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