Jan 02, 2023

Production Supervisor

  • Resolute Forest Products
  • Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
No Vaccination Mandate Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing

Job Description

We at Resolute are a diverse group of individuals who possess a wide variety of skills. Here, we believe that giving you the ability to maximize your potential without constraint is key to our shared success.

Our Thunder Bay location in Ontario, Canada is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Shift Supervisor, Thunder Bay Sawmill. This job is permanent, full-time.

 

Shift Supervisor, Thunder Bay Sawmill

 

Resolute Forest Products is seeking candidates for the position of Shift Supervisor for our flagship 300 million board foot Sawmill at Thunder Bay, Ontario.

 

The Shift Supervisor reports to the Sawmill / Planer Superintendent, and is directly responsible to provide daily operation shift supervision and coordination of maintenance activities. This key role will assist with the efficient, safe lumber manufacture, and related scheduling logistics with the assigned workforce.

 

Your challenges:

  • Ensure application of highest Safety & Environmental standards for sawmill and yard operations
  • Oversee production sector by maximizing the use of materials, personnel and equipment to meet or exceed production goals, quality and financial performance (monitoring and cost reduction).
  • Supervise, direct and guide employees to help them achieve their maximum level of effectiveness; identify and meet their needs for training in their job, health and safety and the environment.
  • Work with supervisors of maintenance (mechanical and electrical) to ensure optimal performance and efficiency of maintenance activities (mechanical & electrical).
  • Ensure product quality meets customer requirements by performing the required inspections, and working with Quality Control and Technical Services to develop programs
  • Identify, recommend and / or implement changes to improve production procedures, equipment performance, working conditions and product quality in order to improve the efficiency of the sector
  • Ensure that all employees work in accordance with the rules, policies, programs and procedures of the Company, and with all applicable laws relating to health and safety and the ISO-14001 processes
  • Perform all administrative tasks (reports: production, maintenance, timesheets, health and safety, performance, training, transfer of personnel, environment, etc.)

 

Your team:

  • Reporting to the Sawmill / Planer Superintendent, you will be part of a results-oriented team whose members are encouraged to exceed expectations.

 

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree, technical diploma, or related industry experience
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated progression in leadership roles

 

Your skills:

  • Health, Safety & Environmentally conscious;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to communicate with all levels of the organization and to adapt quickly to change
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, and solid computer skills
  • A self-motivated individual who will work towards Safety & Reliability Excellence
  • Good working knowledge of sawmill and planer mill equipment

 

 

What we are Offering:

  • Health, Safety & Environmentally conscious;
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus;
  • At least three weeks of vacation and three floating holidays a year from the first day of work, depending on your experience;
  • Full range of group insurance from the first day of work;
  • Telemedicine services;
  • Defined-contribution pension plan with generous employer participation from the first day of work;
  • Education assistance program;
  • Health club reimbursement program;
  • Work environment based on respect, inclusion and diversity correct.

 

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

 

Our Thunder Bay Sawmill is located at 156 Darrel Avenue, Thunder Bay, ON. The community of Thunder Bay is located in Northwest Ontario. For more information about the region, please visit http://www.thunderbay.ca/)

Our new Atikokan Sawmill is located at Sapawe, On which is located 30km east of Atikokan. The community of Atikokan is located 2 hours west of Thunder Bay, ON and 2 hours east of Fort Frances, ON / International Falls, US (for more information about the region, please visit http://atikokaninfo.com/ )

 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today!

 

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

 

Resolute Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. 

 

Forest products are essential, as are each and every one of our employees and contractors. We take the necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to safeguard the integrity of all Resolute facilities.

 

We are all in this together. We are one community. We are #RESOLUTEPROUD


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