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Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation

Job summary

Paper Excellence Canada has grown from a single mill to a multinational company producing 2.5 million tonnes of pulp and paper with over 2,500 employees. With seven mills in Canada and three in Europe, we are continuously investing in our mills and the communities in which we operate to ensure a long term strategic position in the industry.


One of our mills, Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation, is seeking a Maintenance Planner  to join the team. With close to 275 employees on a continuous operating schedule, the mill produces 235,000 tonnes ADMT (air dry metric tonnes) of bleached Kraft pulp annually.


This position will be a critical part of the maintenance engineering and reliability system that conforms to Paper Excellence standards and world class best practices.



This position will be responsible for the proper planning of all maintenance activities within the facility. The position is responsible for performing all maintenance planning activities and for monitoring and analyzing maintenance reports, work orders and history to optimize effective and efficient procedures, planning and scheduling. The position is responsible for specifying all plans and procedures as well as all other documentation necessary for safe and proper performance of maintenance activities.



  • Plan all approved maintenance work orders in accordance with maintenance planning procedures with respect to work methods, resource requirements, materials, and established scheduling deadlines and ensure that all produced work packages are in accordance with established safety policies and procedures to safely operate without impact to employees, the business, the environment, and the community.
  • Utilize established Work Management systems to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of work plans and utilize the system to continuously improve work plans and planning templates.
  • Work closely with supervisors and engineers to ensure that work methods detailed in planned work packages maximize safety and efficiency while minimizing cost and ensure that work packages are cost effective by minimizing waste and identifying improvement opportunities in the utilization of resources and materials.
  • Track work package estimates against actual values with respect to resources, materials, and cost for continual improvement purposes and ensure that all work package costs are allocated properly. Utilize Work Management systems, and escalate to the appropriate authority, if work order package costs cannot be achieved within quantity and/or quality parameters.
  • Input and plan work orders for required equipment rebuilds and repairs requiring external and/or internal repair resources.
  • Continually improve material selection, work practices, and planning processes through effective use of established procedures to improve the efficiency and quality of planned work packages.
  • Interface with engineering personnel on a regular basis to ensure that equipment data, spares requirements, and procedures and documentation are modified as necessary as a result of additions, deletions or modifications to the plant processes or configuration.
  • Collaborate with Maintenance Engineering, Technical Services, and Operations on capital and maintenance projects to perform all such work efficiently with minimal disruption to production operations.



- Red Seal Interprovincial Journeyperson Certification, OR

- Engineering Technology Diploma



- 5 - 7 years experience in Maintenance Planning within a complex industrial environment.



- Experience with SAP would be considered an asset.

- Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.


If you are interested please submit your resume to Human Resources or



Mackenzie is a community of nearly 4,000 and lies at the southern end of Williston Lake in the Rocky Mountain Trench, 190 km north of Prince George, BC. Mackenzie is a friendly, family-oriented town offering excellent recreational opportunities, affordable housing and a range of amenities. At its doorstep is a network of trails and facilities for hiking, mountain biking, skiing and all activities that the mountains, rivers and wilderness can provide. For more information, visit:


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. All applications will be carefully reviewed, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation
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