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Health & Safety Supervisor, Thunder Bay Sawmill


Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7J 1L7

Department:  Health & Safety (HR02)

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


Health & Safety Supervisor, Thunder Bay Sawmill


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


The Health & Safety Supervisor is directly responsible for providing support and direction to ensure site health& safety systems meet company and legislative compliance. Would you describe yourself as a coach? Would you like to be involved in creating a work environment that encourages your team members to constantly exceed expectations? Can you demonstrate a high degree of dedication to achieve results and take action rapidly while managing multiple priorities? If so, this position will offer you rewarding challenges and opportunities.


What you gain by working with us:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus incentive plan
  • At least three weeks of vacation and three floating holidays; pro-rated to start date & depending upon 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
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation assistance to the community of Thunder Bay.
  • A workplace based on respect, diversity, and inclusion


Your responsibilities:

  • Leadership support to Operations Management & Supervisory group on Health Safety & Environmental issues.
  • Develop and communicate Resolute Health & Safety (HS) policies, procedures and certification programs.
  • Provide site HS&E leadership through management by example and relationship development.
  • Assist with the environmental support and ISO-14001.
  • Provide comprehensive and effective HSE training. Design and implement training to address any gaps identified.
  • Create opportunities for expanded employee involvement and participation in HSE matters.
  • Lead and/or oversee incident investigations and drive HS action items to completion.
  • Conduct periodic assessments or inspections of HS programs to identify and correct deficiencies related to compliance with the HS policies and procedures.
  • Develop, organize and communicate metrics to track HS performance.
  • Provide support on all disability management and return to work programs.
  • Health and Safety orientation for new employees and contractors.
  • Co-ordination of Health and Safety recognition program.


Ideal profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health or safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering or science, or other relevant field.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to communicate with all levels of the organization and to adapt quickly to change;
  • Solid analytical skills and the ability to quickly make sound decisions based on experience and judgment even when the information available is incomplete and/or you are under pressure;
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong sourcing, recruiting and staffing capabilities
  • Experience using data and metrics to identify and address Safety issues and trends
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office  (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation and issue resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including making presentations to    leaders and teams
  • Understanding of federal and provincial employment laws


Your team:

  • Reporting to the Sawmill Manager, Thunder Bay Sawmill, you will be part of a dynamic team to which you will contribute vital skills.


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 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  or


You will view Thunder Bay is naturally home to epic outdoor adventures. In and around the city, there are hundreds of parks and conservation areas ready for you to explore. Find golf, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, angling and sailing opportunities within in walking distance; and Lake Superior – the world’s largest freshwater lake a mere stone’s throw away as well as the pleasures of many winter activities including skiing or snowmobiling. Other notable sites include:

  • Fort William Historical Park: This is a recreation of an early 1800s fur trade post
  • Sleeping Giant Provincial Park: This park is known for its scenic views and natural wonders
  • Mount McKay: You can climb to one of the highest points in the province at this location
  • Prince Arthur’s Landing: You can enjoy art galleries, museums, and food at this location
  • Terry Fox Memorial: This memorial is dedicated to Terry Fox, a Canadian athlete who ran across Canada to raise money for cancer research


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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Jobs where you grow
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.

We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure long-term profitability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. In order to remain a leader in our field, we are looking for individuals who are driven and eager to learn. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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