New job at Resolute Forest Products (via |

Paper Machine Superintendent

August 10 2019
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades - Manual - Operator - Machinist, Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing
Thunder Bay, ON

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.

Your challenges:

The Paper Machine Superintendent of Paper Machine #5 will be responsible to lead and coordinate the paper machine crews while managing and focusing on paper machine performance including safety, environmental, productivity, quality, costs, and efficiency.

Your primary Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Use their strong team building and leadership skills to successfully and safely achieve the performance targets of this operating platform.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement training programs for the Paper Machine #5 team.
  • Maintain and improve quality, efficiency and capital upgrades.
  • The candidate will participate in the monthly operational / budget review process, and will maintain an active and open dialogue with the Unions to promote the safe work practices, product and equipment ownership, and continuous improvement within the department.

Your team:

Reporting to the News Mill Production Manager, you will be part of a results-oriented team whose members are encouraged to exceed expectations.

Your profile:

  • Mechanical, Chemical, or Process Engineering Degree preferred, coupled with at least 3 years of high speed paper making experience within a unionized environment.
  • Candidates with the required paper making experience but without an engineering degree will be considered.
  • The ideal candidate would possess an excellent working knowledge of the paper making process, with superior troubleshooting and leadership abilities.

Your skills and assets:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, including an ability to work collaboratively within a fast paced and structured environment
  • Good communication skills with excellent strategic thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to balance priorities that meet short and longterm objectives; uses organized and efficient work methods;
  • Proficient analytical skills required as well as a strong background in MS Office.
  • The ideal candidate will possess the drive and passion to continuously improve upon the health and safety, efficiency, production and cost targets for the department.

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 Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Be part of the change

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry offering a dynamic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help grow your skills. With a diverse range of paper, pulp and wood products sold in close to 90 countries, Resolute owns or operates over 40 pulp and paper mills and wood products facilities in Canada and the United States. We’re a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We’ve made important inroads to ensure long-term profitability and be an environmental supplier of choice. Come help us write our story; be part of the change.

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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!

How are we building the Resolute of the future?
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