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Supervisor, Material Operations

Catalyst Paper is western North America's largest producer of mechanical printing paper and manufactures a broad range of high quality products ideally suited to our times.

Located in beautiful Crofton, BC, Catalyst serves a global customer base that includes retailers, publishers and commercial printers. We are recognized for our industry-leading customer service and a focus on environmental sustainability demonstrated by partnerships and certifications that underscore our commitment. 

Reporting to the Manager, Fibre Distribution and Logistics, the Supervisor of Material Operations will be challenged to handle diverse tasks in the fibre department. This is not an office job.  If you’re looking to build on your technical expertise and hone your skills to effectively deliver fibre to meet the needs of the mill, this is for you! This is an incredible opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful areas of the country.



  • Participate in the safety of the environment, including management of the combustible dust program and management of four landfills
  • Work hands-on with our fibre and Hog Supply, you will be working with our fibre supply team to develop a fibre flow plan, develop a site weekly plan and monitor its implementation with area shift supervisors.
  • Implemente a daily inventory monitoring systems, you will be working with our internal fibre customers to ensure correct furnish is provided for current demand and upcoming changes in demand. 
  • Monitor fibre quality and work with local suppliers to maintain quality standards
  • Supervise, succession planning, and train the Fibre Handling, Foreshore, Chip Supply and Tug crews
  • Manage the work flow and work force levels of Chip Supply
  • Plan and schedule maintenance of mobile equipment, foreshore infrastructure, chip screening buildings, silos and all foreshore/Kraft supply belts and reclaimers
  • Support capital projects for area projects
  • Relieve Department Manager as needed



  • You have previous experience or knowledge hauling and handling materials equipment
  • You are experienced in maintenance of equipment and operating machinery
  • You can plan and coordinate the material flow in accordance with the mill’s needs



Catalyst offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and the unique opportunity to advance your career in an innovative and dynamic business that values great ideas and rewards performance.

We also offer a very detailed and competitive relocation package as well.

Make a bold move for the career you have always wanted. Where your skills are valued, your goals are supported, and a balanced lifestyle comes naturally. If the above description sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! 


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