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Operations Coordinator, Thunder Bay Woodlands


Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7E 6S3

Department:  Woodlands Operations (WO00)

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 Operations Coordinator, Thunder Bay Woodlands. This job is permanent, full-time.


Operations Coordinator, Thunder Bay Woodlands


Resolute Forest Products is seeking candidates for the position of Operations Coordinator for our Thunder Bay Woodlands Operations. The Operations Coordinator will be responsible for the operational planning and supervision of wood harvest, road construction, road maintenance and haul.   Assists in the coordination of a safe, efficient, cost effective, environmentally compliant and sustainable Woodlands operation that delivers quality production at plan from the forest.


Your Challenges:

  • Ensure that the highest Safety standards are met or exceeded throughout the operation.
  • Serve as a secondary contact and liaison with all Resolute Contractors (or primary as required)
  • Work cooperatively with all staff and harvest and road construction contractors to maximize operational efficiency and minimize cost.
  • Ensure compliance with all governmental and internal standards relative to safety, environment and utilization.
  • Assist with departmental budgets to ensure good cost control systems
  • Assist in developing annual operating and road plans for the forest
  • Take an active role in the continuous improvement program to maximize productivity
  • Reinforce quality specifications with all employees and contractors for all facilities whenever possible
  • Assist in monitoring product quality (tree length, roundwood, chips & biomass) to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Monitor compliance with all Collective Agreements and strive for cooperative working relationships.
  • Develop good working relationships with all governmental and public agencies including LCC’s.
  • Ensure operational competence in all areas to provide vacation relief for Operations Forester or Production Superintendent


Your team:

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


Your profile:

  • Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of proven operational harvesting, road building and supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated progression in leadership roles
  • A degree in Forestry with professional designation (or ability to achieve) or Forestry Technology with extensive operational or planning experience. Certified FOIP inspector accreditation or ability to attain.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and French


Your assets and skills

  • Excellent 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.
  • The ideal candidate will possess the drive and passion to continuously improve upon the health and safety, efficiency, production, and planning targets for Ontario Woodlands
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office and solid computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail combined with the ability to see the big picture;


Only selected candidates will be contacted.


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.


Our Ontario Woodlands is located at 2001 Neebing 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. 


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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Be part of the change. Be part of a dynamic team.
We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering an energetic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills. We are more than 8,000 employees in Canada, the United States and various other international locations.

We are looking for employees with the experience and expertise to improve our efficiency, increase our long-term profitability and deliver first-class products and services to our customers. And you, what are you looking for?

We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure our viability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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