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Entry Level Mill Operator, Thunder Bay Sawmill

Company: Resolute Forest Products
Job Type: Permanent Full

Resolute Forest Products is seeking candidates for the position of Entry Level Mill Operator for our flagship 300 million board foot Sawmill at Thunder Bay, Ontario. In this role, you will join a team of staff, operators and maintenance specialists during the operation of this facility.

As an Entry Level Mill Operator you will be responsible to provide safe operation of your assigned sawmill equipment to work in a safe and productive manner to maximize quality and production while minimizing unscheduled downtime.

Your Challenges:
 Adhere to all Health & Safety policies and procedures;
 Adhere to all Lock-out and Safe Operating Procedures;
 Ensure compliance to internal and external policies, procedures and regulations with respect to the Health and Safety of the employees;
 Operate machine centres in all areas of the mill;
 Maintain productivity and quality while working in a safe manner;
 General Cleanup;
 Other duties as assigned.

Your team:
– Reporting to the Sawmill or Planer Supervisor, you will be part of a results-oriented team whose members are encouraged to exceed expectations.

Your profile:
 Grade 12 High School diploma or equivalent
 Experience in related industrial environment

Your assets and skills
 Health & Safety conscious;
 Ability to work as part of a team, to communicate with all levels of the organization and to adapt quickly to change;
 Good Mechanical operational aptitude;
 Able to carry out the physically demanding requirements of the job;
 Must be willing to work shift work, including weekends;
 Previous industrial experience, preferably in a Sawmill would be considered an asset;
 Solid computer skills an asset.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.
Resolute Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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.

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