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Canfor Southern Pine 
Careers in Louisiana

Explore a rewarding career in the lumber mill industry in DeRidder, LA.

A leading producer of sustainable wood products.

Canfor is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper. As they expand into DeRidder, LA, Canfor Southern Pine is looking for passionate and dedicated people to join their brand new, highly advanced sawmill.

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Working with us  

The people of Canfor get things done. We are committed to the safety of our employees – our utmost priority – and we encourage innovative thinking to help us identify new and better ways to do things in all areas of our business.

We focus on the needs of our customers in everything we do, with the knowledge that the products
we produce are delivered to every corner of the globe.

Never standing still, we understand that our customers’ needs change
and we look to continue to grow with our customers.

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Career Advancement

Canfor is a great company to build your career. As a Canfor employee, you have the opportunity for continuing education as a part of your professional development plan. Our promote-from-within culture gives those who excel the opportunity for on-the-job training and career advancement, and means many talented people spend their entire careers with us.​​​​​​​
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Work With Us!

Canfor is a global leader in the manufacturing of sustainable forest products. We turn the fibre that enters our state-of-the-art mills into lumber, pulp and green energy. Our high-quality wood products are used every day around the world, and we continue to look for new opportunities to be a leader in the supply of environmentally friendly solutions. 
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16th Sawmill in DeRidder, LA

In the U.S. we operate as Canfor Southern Pine with 15 manufacturing facilities, one trucking fleet, a corporate office in Mobile, AL and in 2022, we’re excited to open our 16th sawmill in DeRidder, LA.
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Passionate and Committed Team

We’re looking for passionate and committed people to join us as our team and our business grows! With an industry leading safety record, our mills are a great place to earn competitive wages with bonuses, benefits packages, retirement savings plans and opportunities to advance your career.

At Canfor, we believe in providing our employees with the support, compensation and tools to succeed, 
both personally and professionally. Investing in our people is investing in our company’s success
and it’s why we are proud to offer:

  • Competitive wages, from entry-level all the way up
  • ​​​Bonuses
  • Benefits packages for employees and their families
  • Retirement savings plans
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Career advancement with a promote-from-within culture
  • Employee support services
  • And more!

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