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Warehouse Stores Assistant, Atikokan Sawmill


Department:  Procurement (PR00)

Focused on both environmental stewardship and financial success, Resolute Forest Products offers promising and fulfilling job opportunities, where motivated individuals have every chance to accelerate their careers. If you are passionate and ready to make a difference, Resolute is the company that will assure you of success.

Our Atikokan location in Ontario, Canada is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Warehouse Stores Assistant, Atikokan Sawmill. This job is permanent, full-time.



Warehouse Stores Assistant, Atikokan Sawmill


Resolute Forest Products is seeking candidates for the position of Warehouse Stores Assistant for our Atikokan wood products operation located in Northwest Ontario outside the community of Atikokan, Ontario. In this role, you will join a team of staff, operators and maintenance specialists during the operation of this facility.


What you gain by working with us:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus incentive plan
  • 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
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Education assistance program
  • Health club reimbursement program
  • Work Travel Assistance Program
  • A personal and family assistance program
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation assistance to the community of Atikokan.
  • A workplace based on respect, diversity, and inclusion


Your responsibilities:

  • Compliance: Comply with our health, safety, and environmental standards.
  • Warehouse Stores Assistance: Provide Warehouse Stores assistance to the local management team.
  • Health and Safety Program: Ensure diligent application of the health and safety program and compliance with health and safety legislation to minimize industrial accidents and diseases. Control direct and indirect health and safety costs.
  • Materials and Services: Liaise with divisional and operational personnel for researching and selecting materials, services, and costing information.
  • Order Management:
    • Expedite ordered goods, including monitoring, shipping, following up on backorders, and making necessary cancellations or changes.
    • Coordinate freight shipments with transportation companies and suppliers to achieve required on-site deliveries.
  • Continuous Research: Continuously research the availability of new products and services that meet quality standards with cost-effective service levels for the company.
  • Communication: Maintain proactive two-way communications within the department and with other divisions.
  • Inventory Management:
    • Monitor, set up, and stock inventory items as required, including issuing purchase orders to replenish stock.
    • Maintain and update the purchasing department’s computerized database.
  • Invoice Resolution: Resolve and approve invoices with pricing or tax discrepancies as required.
  • Consultation and Special Projects:
    • Consult with immediate supervisor on pertinent matters.
    • Perform special projects and other assigned duties as required.


Ideal profile:

  • Education: Business/Accounting Certificate or Diploma (preferable).
  • Experience: A minimum of 3+ years of equivalent experience.
  • Safety Focus: Possesses a strong safety focus and an exceptional safety record.
  • Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates a good understanding of sawmill and planer mill equipment, as well as issues within the wood products industry.
  • Leadership: Shows progression in leadership roles.
  • Skills:
    • Analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication (verbal & written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Proven ability to work independently and within a diverse team environment.
    • Proficient in MS Office and strong computer skills.
    • Interest: Interested in the industrial environment and resourceful.
  • Judgment and Influence: Exhibits excellent judgment and analytical skills, with the ability to explain and influence.
  • Team Player: Works well as a team player, maintaining a professional demeanor and attentive listening.
  • Relationship Building: Develops and maintains good business relationships with employees.
  • Adaptability: Able to adapt, organize, and implement best business practices.
  • Motivation: Autonomous, motivated, persevering, and oriented toward achieving excellent results.


Your team:

  • Reporting to the Regional Supply Chain Manager for Ontario Sawmills you will be part of a results-oriented team whose members are encouraged to exceed expectations.


Only selected candidates will be contacted. 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.


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 )

The Atikokan region has many attractions:

  • Admire the landscape for miles and discover the pleasures of golf, canoe / kayaking / boating,  hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing or snowmobiling
  • Little Falls Scenic Lookout; enjoy the view and feel the spray of the falls
  • Quetico Provincial Park renowned for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, picturesque rivers and lakes
  • Charleson Recreation Area: This area is great for riding, skiing, and biking
  • Atikokan Bass Classic fishing tournament


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. 


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


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.


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We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering a dynamic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills.

With a diverse range of pulp, paper, tissue and wood products sold in over 70 countries, Resolute owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in Canada and the United States.

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