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Transport Supervisor/ Superviseur(e) Transport


Full-Time • Kapuskasing Region

Forest Products, Pulp and Paper / Ontario Operations

Forest Management, Northern Ontario West (NOW)


Kapuskasing, ON/Hearst, ON

ROLE: How you contribute to RYAM

Plan, organize and supervise forestry operations, ensuring quality work with a view to supplying the mills in accordance with corporate objectives while maintaining a cost-effective manner.

COMMITMENTS: What it means to work at RYAM

  • Live up to RYAM’s values, principles and guidelines.
  • Bring an open and cooperative attitude to your job, contributing to our positive work environment.
  • Comply with all health, safety and environmental standards, as well as applicable regulations and laws.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: What RYAM expects you to do


  • Promote and provide a safe workplace, seek improvements, support Health & Safety Program.
  • Lead a motivated, efficient and engaged transportation team of direct reports and provide career development opportunities.
  • Coach and mentor employees to ensure maximum performance.
  • Recommend training requirements for employee development.
  • Provide direction to transportation teams conferring with customers, consultants, contractors or suppliers.
  • Assist in the negotiating transportation contracts with internal and external contacts.
  • Support compliance with collective agreements and sound union/management/employee relations.
  • Maintain a communications program to keep your team informed.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport between labour, customer, outside agencies, other users and management.
  • Report to Superintendent, Transport – Forest Management, Northern Ontario West.


  • Participate in short term and midterm planning pertaining to budget requirements, staff selection and projects to be undertaken.
  • Assist in prepare and develop transportation budgets, authorize expenditures, review and analyze financial reports and take appropriate actions.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Forest Management, Northern Ontario West operation in order to maintain production targets, quality of wood product and wood supply for the Kapuskasing and Hearst Sawmills.
  • Prepare work schedules to ensure effective and efficient operations.
  • Manage Hauling operations in accordance with specified requirements with regards to safety, quality, production, the environment and costs controls.
  • Plan the progression of hauling operations within the harvest area.
  • Ensure that all operations adhere to the Federal, Provincial and Municipal Laws and Regulations.
  • Advise and recommend changes or opportunities on transportation costs to supervisor.
  • Report and explain deviations from planned activities.
  • Assist in any other sector of Forest, Northern Ontario West operations as requested by the Superintendents and General Manager.

Direct reports:

  • Heavy Equipment Operators: 10-20

REQUIREMENTS: What you bring to our workplace

  • Education: College diploma or equivalent in a related field.
  • Experience: Must have 5 plus years in a similar role.
  • Bilingual: An asset

Job Category:

Job Expires: 2021-05-05

Contact Information


1 Government Rd E, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 2X6, Canada

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