Calling all grads!

You’ve put in the work, graduated your program and now it’s time to start turning all of that vast potential into real world success. If you’re looking to join a team, why not aim for a best-in-class industry leader?

JDI is a diverse enterprise with several well-known, well-respected, successful companies and businesses. What does that mean for you? Opportunity, choice, freedom, advancement, specialization…whatever your interest, whatever career you want, we’re confident we’ll be a good fit.

You’ve Got Potential. We’ve Got Opportunity.

Opportunity Abounds

Choice. Customization. Specialization.

With an enterprise as extensive as JDI, we’re offering positions that suit whatever career path you have in mind, in whatever industry interests you most.

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Check out our diverse list of industries and businesses where we could use someone like you.

OPTIMAL EFFICIENCY. OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE.

Much like the director of a Broadway hit, or the coach on the sidelines at the Super Bowl, our teams would be lost if it wasn’t for the guidance and expertise of our business services specialists. Be it the integral role of customer service and relationship maintenance, or the driving force of continuous improvement initiatives, roles in Business Services are the guiding force behind our success.

A job in Business Services means joining a young, vibrant team that’s always looking for the next innovation to drive business forward. It’s a chance to flex your business muscle and put the theory you’ve learned into practice. You’ll be developing your skills and growing a career in a role integral to any industry—what’s not to love? MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL BUSINESS SERVICES CAREERS
THE BACKBONE OF EVERY ENTERPRISE

It’s pretty difficult to overstate the importance of Engineering in everything we do. From our companies in pulp & paper, to consumer products, to forestry, to food processing and shipbuilding, roles in the Engineering stream make it possible for us to do what we do, and continue to innovate going forward. You’re basically the superheroes of our whole operation—and we want to support and reward you as you go after the career of your dreams.

JDI is focused on constant improvement and innovation, which means security and stability for the engineers who help make that happen. Join a young, vibrant workforce and work with cutting-edge technology supporting a world-class company at the top of their field. With over 300 engineering professionals across our businesses, you’ll be learning from the best of the best, en route to becoming one of the best, yourself. MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL ENGINEERING CAREERS
WORK WITH BIG NUMBERS. EARN SOME BIG NUMBERS.

New careers in our Finance & Accounting stream are basically a dream come true for people who want to work with money. Why’s that? Because JDI operates a large enterprise with several companies and businesses operating at the top of their field—and all of that translates to a lot of finance and accounting work to be done.

We employ over 200 finance professionals across a range of businesses and we focus on internal mentorship and training. You know the theory—we’ll help you put it into practice, earning world-class experience that will help you build the career of your dreams. Develop specializations in tax finance, credit, audit, treasury, analytics… and we’ll help you pursue professional designations, like a CPA. When you work with us, we’ve got your back. MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL FINANCE & ACCOUNTING CAREERS
A COMPANY IS ONLY AS STRONG AS ITS PEOPLE

No matter how vast or impressive a company or enterprise, everything would grind to a swift and messy halt if it wasn’t for strong Human Resources dedicated to recruiting and retaining the best team. A career in the HR stream means real responsibility and world-class experience with how the art of Human Resources really works at the highest level. With jobs available in recruitment, benefits & compensation, learning & development and other streams, a career with us means learning skills that are absolutely invaluable across any business, opening up innumerable doors to take charge of your own career and choose your own adventure.

We’ll support you in going after professional designations like CHRP, train you with skilled mentors, and let you sink your teeth into projects boasting first-class HR technology like workforce analytics, talent management systems, and cutting-edge talent acquisition techniques. With over 200 HR professionals across multiple businesses, a career in HR at JDI means endless opportunity to find your perfect fit and make your career your own. MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL HR CAREERS
BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE WITH A COMPANY ON TOP OF THEIR GAME

The need and appeal of IT jobs has been expanding for decades, and there’s never been a better time to jump into this career stream. A dream come true for business or technology graduates, careers in our IT stream include application development, business analysis, analytics, security, business intelligence, big data… essentially, we want you to let that big brain of yours strut its stuff and show us what you can do.

Employing over 260 IT professionals, we’re heavily focused on practical training and certification, supporting our team members in attaining professional designations such as security, programming, and analytics. We also boast a business analyst development program for qualified candidates. We need your skills and we’re eager to support you and help you grow as you take the reins of your own career, with us. MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL IT CAREERS
ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES… AND BE REWARDED.

No matter how great the strategy, how savvy the marketing or how convincing the sales, our stellar team of Operations experts are the oil that keeps this machine moving. Every stage of production requires these skilled, focused individuals to handle everything from manufacturing, to repair & maintenance, all the way to quality assurance. The importance of these roles can’t be overstated, and we treat our Operations experts with the respect they deserve.

A job in an Operations role means gaining hands-on experience in an invaluable aspect of our businesses, making yourself indispensable and a prime candidate for internal promotion and rewards. Learn from our team of experts and gain the knowledge and ability it takes to run the show for real and make your career your own. MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL OPERATIONS CAREERS
BRING YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE TO A WINNING TEAM

There’s a certain type of person who’s drawn to and excels in the world of Sales and Marketing… and they tend to have a competitive edge that we support and admire. We’re a team at JDI—but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some healthy competition, to drive our sales higher and grow our market share. Jobs in our Sales and Marketing roles will let you show off your natural skills, while you get mentored and trained by some of the very best so that you can take the reins of your career and own your future. If you think you have what it takes to make your mark, show us what you’ve got! MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL SALES & MARKETING CAREERS
KEEP A WORLD-CLASS COMPANY MOVING & THRIVING

Imagine keeping track of and being responsible for those integral aspects of keeping a major company on the move. We work with over 12,000 vendors worldwide, delivering goods to over 30 countries. Develop your skills in the real world through roles such as Strategic Buyer or Strategic Sourcer, expand your horizons with Fleet Management or Project Management, or tackle Logistics Operations in trucking, rail and at sea.

We’re expanding our employee base to meet the demands of our brand new contracts for our VIP clients… which means plenty of room for career advancement and growth over the coming decade.

A career in Supply Chain & Logistics with JDI means purchasing experience in multiple industries, in a wide range of projects, for VIP clients. Are you up to the challenge? MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS CAREERS
THE BEST TECH. THE BIGGEST TOYS.

Imagine being able to look up at an impressive building and say “yep… I helped build that.” JDI operates several companies and businesses in Construction & Equipment, meaning innumerable opportunities for you to kick-start your career in an industry more hands-on than any other. Train with seasoned expert mentors, hone your skills, and set yourself up for future success. A new career with us means working with industry leaders in wallboard manufacturing, modular homebuilding, large crane, civil construction, and custom fabrication. Find the role you’re most interested in and choose your own adventure, with invaluable hands-on training and innumerable jobs and room for future growth.
  • Cutting-edge technology in an enterprise committed to safety
  • Work with and learn from leading industry experts
  • Practical, results-oriented, driven team
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL CONSTRUCTION & EQUIPMENT CAREERS
EVERYDAY PRODUCTS. A NOT-SO-EVERYDAY CAREER.

A chance to kick-start your future in the growing, stable and secure consumer products industry, while providing a staple in every family home with well-known brand leaders. Irving Tissue manufactures ROYALE® in Canada and Scotties in the US. We are offering careers with unparalleled opportunity for growth, advancement, and control over your own career path.

Get noticed and advance quickly with the benefits of a smaller team, while gaining world-class experience. We have the training and the technology. Everything we make is high quality.

Immerse yourself within well-respected brand organizations and see how industry leaders operate with best-in-class safety and efficiency. Gain experience in customer-facing roles including marketing, sales planning, category management and more. A fast-paced field for a highly motivated individual, a career with Irving Consumer Products offers the perfect blend of career freedom and job security for your future.
  • Learn how an industry leader operates and gets the job done
  • Gain transferrable, sought-after skills for future opportunities
  • Work in a rapidly-expanding business for leading brands
  • See tangible results of your work
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL CONSUMER PRODUCTS CAREERS
THE BIGGEST JOBS AT THE BIGGEST ORGANIZATION

As one of the most recognizable and respected companies in the Maritimes, we’ve got opportunities spanning every aspect of our busy, energetic corporate offices. These jobs drop you into a professional, skilled environment where you’ll be trained in what it takes to keep a diverse enterprise like JDI running smoothly, day to day. As a company with incredibly diverse holdings, not only are we able to accommodate almost any career goal, but we can assure that there’s never a dull moment on the corporate side.

You’ll be assigned a mentor and put in a career track program designed to help you set and achieve your own goals, keeping your forward momentum at a fever pitch. You’ll enjoy perks like our in-depth education program, regular team building activities, as well as a gym on-site, right there at the office. With opportunity to advance or move between different areas of the business, what’s not to love?
  • Practical training with any aspect of the corporate business, including Finance, HR, IT, Supply Chain, Procurement, and more
  • Learn transferrable skills as you get after your goals and pursue your future opportunities
  • Good benefits
  • Structured advancement program
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL CORPORATE OFFICE CAREERS
JUMP INTO ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT INDUSTRIES ON EARTH

A new career in Food Manufacturing & Agriculture means learning the ins and outs of a stable, integral industry we all rely on every single day. Learn from industry leaders and expert professionals who will give you hands-on experience in a field that boasts endless opportunity for growth. Working with Cavendish, a well-known and respected brand, you’ll be exposed to every aspect of our business, from the supply chain, to sales, to marketing, all the way to finance & accounting. Work hands-on in a real-world job that provides real-world benefits to North American families.
  • New graduates are given high-responsibility positions
  • Experience best-in-class commitment to safety and product quality
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL FOOD & AGRICULTURE CAREERS
LEADERSHIP DOESN’T GET MORE HANDS-ON THAN THIS

Working outdoors, challenging your mind and body, learning and growing as a leader—and you’ll be learning directly from the best. That’s what launching a career in our Forestry & Sawmill businesses provides (along with a passionate team). You’ll be part of that dedicated team, seeing the practical results of your work, doing a job that is integral to every step of our woodlands, and sawmills industry.

This is the ideal career for someone who loves to work with their hands, demonstrate their expertise… and wants to be rewarded for doing what they do better than anyone else. Our team is engaged and dedicated, because we operate on scorecard-based payouts, where you are in control of every dollar you earn. Aside from that unparalleled control and mastery of your fate, you’ll be working close to home in a practical industry where you can take pride in the real results of your day’s work.
  • Performance incentives
  • Practical, skilled labour and training
  • Leadership development
  • Growth mindset career path
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL FORESTRY & SAWMILL CAREERS
GROW YOUR CAREER WITH A HOMEGROWN TEAM

Our retail business is known first and foremost for one thing: our spectacular people. Any career is only as enjoyable as the people on your team make it, and we can proudly boast that over 50% of our new hires come from referrals—people love working here so much, they want to recommend it to their friends.

Aside from room to grow and advance, great discounts on all our products, and a team that feels like family, a career with our retail division also means supporting a local, homegrown company with a stellar reputation.

We focus on growth and development and prefer to promote from within. Because if you’re committed to our team and our homegrown Atlantic values, we’re committed to you and your success.
  • Room for growth and advancement
  • Discounts and terrific benefits
  • Working with an Atlantic Canada staple
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL RETAIL CAREERS
MAKE YOUR MARK, EVERY STEP OF THE WAY.

From project definition, to concept, to design and development, new careers in Naval Architecture & Engineering place you in a key, comprehensive role that will challenge and excite any engineer or new project manager. Electrical Engineer… Naval Architect… Mechanical Engineer… just a sample of some of the impressive titles you can train for. Starting your career, you’ll be given a mentor with a ton of experience in your chosen branch of the industry, be it marine, naval, shipbuilding, or otherwise. These mentors will give you what you need to succeed, showing you the ropes of this vast, vibrant, inclusive aspect of our business.

Learning the ropes in valuable project management, you’ll be cutting your teeth on projects for VIP clients in marine, oil & gas, and industrial sectors… as well as for the Canadian Navy. Our team is the best of the best—meaning the biggest clients turn to JDI.
  • Steady, stable work in a growth industry
  • Exciting blend of office work, field work, placement on ships
  • Flexible organization with a results-oriented, project-focused team
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL NAVAL ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING CAREERS
GET ON THE GROUND FLOOR WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER

With the largest pulp mill investment in Canada since 1993, new careers in this industry begin with a high-level of responsibility—you’ll be treated like a valued employee from day one, because that’s precisely what you’ll be. Modern mills with leading technology and a tireless commitment to safety, this is the pulp & paper industry at its highest level. Be it through manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, or more, you’ll be working in a clean, state-of-the-art facility—we continually reinvest in our mills, because we want you to continually reinvest in your new career. Get hands on, work with the best tech out there, and see the results of your hard work on the shelf.
  • New career opportunities in engineering, maintenance, manufacturing, process controls, and more
  • Working on significant projects with real responsibilities and results
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL PULP & PAPER CAREERS
BUILD YOUR CAREER… BY BUILDING BATTLESHIPS.

If you’re looking for unique experiences, challenges and thrills that you can’t get anywhere else… how does building dozens of world-class frigates and destroyers sound?

We’re looking to fill several jobs at our Halifax shipyard, a huge, modern facility unlike any other. With dedicated shipbuilding contracts for decades to come, a career in shipbuilding offers training and experience in a growth industry with security and a mapped-out future. You’ll be working alongside the world’s leading experts in the field at the largest yard in North America—this is the very top of the mountain. If you’re a recent Engineering or Business graduate, you’ve got the core background to join our team, and start your adventure in this unique environment.
  • Cutting-edge, peerless facility
  • Working with world-class industry experts
  • Building the next-generation fleet for the Canadian military
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL SHIPBUILDING CAREERS
DELIVERING TO THE WORLD

From Offshore Supply and Service, Harbour Development, Marine Towing, Trucks and Trailers, Rail… the value of smooth transportation and shipping operation cannot be overstated in modern industry. A new career in Transportation & Logistics is a career where the action is, working behind the scenes to make sure that everything keeps moving, day to day. Given how many businesses we have under our banner, there’s never a dull moment; you could work at the railway for a series of projects, then make a move to logistics, for example. We’re here to support you, keep you engaged, and give you the reins to your own career.

Careers in Motion is a unique Logistics development program for recent grads. Successful candidates will move to a new business every 6 months, broadening their horizons and developing their skills… while earning a pay boost with each new posting. We want you up to speed, and ready to conquer this industry with our team—the largest and most modern fleet of offshore supply ships in North America.

If Trucking is your passion – take a closer look at our Midland Transportation business, with 29 sites across the country, we’re hiring recent grads in business, finance, sales, marketing, HR, logistics… whatever you love, we want to let you strut your stuff and make your mark on an industry leader. Working with a team that feels like family, you’ll be mentored in every aspect of the business, letting you find the fit that speaks to your skills and keeps you motivated, as you get after the career path of your dreams.

No matter what your interest is; you’ll enjoy…
  • Several career options with room to change and grow
  • Working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Opportunities across all aspects of our operations from maintenance, dispatch, engineering, skilled trades, procurement, and beyond
MORE INFORMATION SEARCH ALL MIDLAND TRANSPORTATION & COURIER CAREERS SEARCH ALL OTHER TRANSPORTATION CAREERS

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JDI has got your back.

We offer mentorships, training and guidance to make sure you’re on the road to success.

We connect you with leaders in your field so you can study the best of the best.

We give you the opportunity to choose your own career path and set unique goals.

We call it CAREER TRACK, and it’s designed to help kick-start your path to achieving your goals.

Whether your goal is to become a top performing specialist in your field of choice, or a future leader of tomorrow managing your own team, we’ve got you covered.

A Top Performing Specialist

A Future Leader

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  • On-the-job technical training
  • Opportunities to spearhead special developmental projects to advance your skills
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Clear path for my development and career in my specialization of choice – help getting to the next level
  • Financial support in attaining designations
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