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Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor in New Westminster at Kruger Products

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

Kruger Products L.P. is most well known as the leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands (including Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Swan® and Embassy®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly becoming known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,600 employees spread across seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee. Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol KPT. 

Our majority shareholder, Kruger Inc., is a Canadian-based manufacturing company in a variety of other industry sectors including: renewable energy, publication papers, forest products, paperboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

We know our people are our greatest competitive advantage, and we strive to help them grow, succeed, innovate, and make our company even better each and every day.

Kruger Products, L.P., New Westminster, BC, Mill is currently hiring a:


The Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor is responsible for planning, scheduling and recording the work of a team of Red Seal Electricians and Instrumentation Mechanics that provide mill-wide electrical maintenance of equipment and facilities.

You will work closely with Operations, Engineering and other Maintenance Departments to set priorities on a daily and weekly basis and will ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner in compliance with the Electrical Code, the mill’s safety rules, and OHS regulations.

You will identify, develop, and implement electrical and instrumentation preventative maintenance plans for the mill’s assets; To accomplish this you will be responsible for developing standard operating procedures to ensure tasks are performed in a safe and consistent manner.

Additionally, you will support plant objectives through managing, planning, and executing electrical/maintenance programs, and efficiently manages to achieve results through the E&I team.

You will keep abreast of advances in technology in the electrical and instrumentation fields and seek opportunities to apply them where appropriate. Furthermore, you will be responsible for selecting and purchasing suitable replacement parts.

You have an Electrical Diploma, an University degree in Electrical Engineering and at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment in a Supervisory role.

Applicants should have strong interpersonal and communication skills,  combined with supervisory experience of a unionized workforce.  Strong computer skills are required. Knowledge of SAP computerized maintenance systems would be considered an asset.

Kruger Products is a place where your career gets the attention it deserves, including competitive salary and benefits. To apply for and to view full details of this position, including our generous benefits program, please visit

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.