Entry Level Mill Operator, Ignace Sawmill

Resolute Forest Products

Entry Level Mill Operator, Ignace Sawmill

Resolute Forest Products is seeking candidates for the position of Entry Level Mill Operator for our Ignace wood products operation located in Northwest Ontario outside the community of Ignace, 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 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.

Our Ignace Sawmill is located at the township of Ignace, ON. The community of Ignace is located 250km Northwest of Thunder Bay, ON and 106km east of Dryden, ON (for more information about the region, please visit http://town.ignace.on.ca/)

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.

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.


Roxanne VanTassel

Human Resource and Health & Safety Supervisor

Ph:  807-934-2640 ext. 2227

C: 807-707-4806

Fax 807-934-6227



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To apply for this job email your details to roxanne.vantassel@resolutefp.com.