Why Work For Us?

Vanderwell offers stable, long-term employment which provides our employees with a good standard of living. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits plan, as well as optional RSP plans.

Vanderwell Contractors has expanded and continuously operates its manufacturing facilities at Mitsue Industrial Park even in depressed markets.  They are a major employer in the local region and in the provincial economy.  The company directly employs 150+ people at the sawmill/planer complex which incorporates sales, administration, woodlands and the truck maintenance shop.  In addition, the company employs 25 seasonal, contract and part-time employees in transportation and seasonal activities.


Positions Available:

  • General Labor Positions – plant wide, previous experience preferred in a mill or manufacturing facility. (Ongoing)


  • Operations Manager – Position to remain open until successful candidate hired.
    • Position Summary:
      • To manage the entire Lumber Manufacturing Process; to assure the safe and effective operations of the facility; and to provide highly responsible and administrative support to the General Manager.
    • Qualifications:
      • Minimum of 10 years experience in the Lumber Manufacturing business.
      • Relevant Post-Secondary education at diploma or degree levels.
      • Supervisory experience in an industrial setting.
      • Advanced inter-personal skills and the ability to constructively direct and lead employees to excel.
      • Basic computer skills.
      • Lumber grading certificate.