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Human Resources Manager, Thunder Bay Sawmill


Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7J 1L7

Department:  Human Resources (HR00)

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 Human Resources Manager, Thunder Bay Sawmill. This job is permanent, full-time.




Human Resources Manager, Thunder Bay Sawmill

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 1st year and 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
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation assistance to the community of Thunder Bay.
  • A workplace based on respect, diversity, and inclusion


Your responsibilities:

  • As Human Resources Manager, you will act as a key change agent providing support and direction for Human Resources and Labour Relations management for the Thunder Bay Sawmill by performing the following duties:
  • Provide support to Operations Management & Supervisory group on Labour Relation issues.
  • Coordinate the recruitment and selection process for Thunder Bay Sawmill.
  • Leadership in related policy, procedure development and certification programs.
  • Responsible for management of all manpower and scheduling issues for the Thunder Bay Sawmill.
  • Provide support and information to operations for progressive work systems and Labor contract management.
  • Provide support and conduct research in order to assist in grievance resolution.
  • Communicate with and provide support to payroll.
  • Assist with the management of employee training, development programs, and provide support on all disability management and return to work programs.


Ideal profile:

  • Bachelor of Human Resources or related field an asset;
  • 5 to 7 years of equivalent experience.
  • 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;
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office  (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation and issue resolution skills;
  • Understanding of federal and provincial employment laws;


Your team:

  • Reporting to the Sawmill Manager, 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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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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