Sustainability Applications Team Lead

West Fraser

Quesnel, BC, or Vancouver BC, Canada Remote

Full time

Private Sector


Nov 6

Job Details


West Fraser is a leading forest products company operating across the Southern US and Western Canada - the largest lumber producer in North America. We support our culture and develop our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built whole careers with us. West Fraser is continuing to expand, and we are looking for talented people to be part of our team.

Our corporate office in Quesnel, BC, or Vancouver BC has an opportunity:

Sustainability Applications Team Lead

As part of the IT group, this role will provide support, analysis, and configuration assistance for technologies that support the environmental, health, & safety (EHS) areas of the business. This person will work closely with operations staff, corporate leadership, and other IT departments to define and implement effective business process enhancements and technology solutions.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing technical support to users across an enterprise interface with configuration, reporting, system performance, and integration.
  • Defining technical solutions to business challenges through stakeholder engagement and a customer service mindset.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement with our platforms.
  • Being a lead resource in projects implementing new technologies and integrations to support strategic initiatives.
  • Cooperating with a team to keep systems operating and further our organization’s competitive advantage.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or MIS from a recognized public or private program and/or 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter keen on adapting existing systems and their own skillset.
  • Reasonable working knowledge of relational databases and corresponding tools (Toad for Oracle, SQL Navigator, MSSQL).
  • Experience with systems integration and data conversion.
  • Desire to gain exposure to Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability areas of our business and systems such as Intelex, Enableon, Cority, etc.
  • Past exposure to the following is an asset: PowerBI, Azure DevOps Server, Azure Active Directory, Visual Studio, mobile device enterprise technology.

Travel Required

Must be able to travel via car and air when required - 10% expected.

 Our compensation and benefits package:

  • Benefits starting Day 1 - medical, dental, pension, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays.
  • Competitive starting salary with annual bonus opportunity.
  • Retirement savings plan with company matching.
  • Employee stock purchase plan and other perks.

 How to Apply:

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe environment, rewarding challenges, and opportunity, develop your career with us at West Fraser: We thank all candidates for their interest. Please apply through our online application process - no phone or in-person inquiries. Internal applicants navigate to this posting through:

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safe operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that reflect the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic. West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

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