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Not a good place
Level 2 operator (Current Employee) –  Atikokan, ON10 February 2019
Very toxic place to work. Management has no respect for there employees. Supervisors are pricks they sit behind a desk and watch the cameras and bark orders. Work with junk things are bubble gummed up to make it run. Would not recommend this place. Very hard place to work. They hire anybody now some can't even speak English. It's a messed up place.
Pros
None
Cons
Low pay
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its good place to start. you will learn alot.
Electrical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON8 February 2019
from very old to very advanced.
good place to start your first job.
very challenging
pay is not up to market standard
upper management have to change their mind set
Pros
good people
Cons
pay is not up to market standard
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Good Workplace
IT Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC1 February 2019
Good workplace.
Not a lot of technology challenges. If you are an early adopter of technology, this might not be your place. Otherwise, it is not a bad workplace.
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Toxic atmosphere
Level 2 Operator (Former Employee) –  Atikokan, ON30 January 2019
frustrating. Don't work in a toxic environment for too long. management needs more trainings. good people but sad lifestyle. no proper management and precise instructions.
Pros
overtime and free gifts for safety
Cons
just toxic
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Poor cultural, learning, and managerial environment, yet abundant in skill acquisition.
Laborer (Former Employee) –  Atikokan, ON18 January 2019
This place had poor moral,less than optimal management, and inadequate training situations, however was fruitful in acquiring new skills and experiences.
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Guys were mostly good to work with and became close friends off the job with some of them.
Retired (Former Employee) –  Fort Frances, ON16 January 2019
Was good pay and good benefits but the unions had to fight to improve them and keep them but shift work was hard.Vaction time was decent as was sick pay.
Pros
Benefits and pay.
Cons
Shift work.
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Poor management support
Controller (Current Employee) –  Augusta, GA7 January 2019
Managers do not provide functional support. Blindside you with poor reviews with no discussion or opportunity for improvement. Work life balance does not exist for managers - expected to be available 24 hours a day.
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Ressource humaine malhonnête et incompétente
Mécanicien de machine fixe IV (Current Employee) –  Baie-comeau22 November 2018
Les Ressources humaines de cette usine sont incompétent et malhonnête, on ma approché en m'emvoyant un courriel comme quoi il pouvais m'offrir un programme de relocalisation, après avoir été embauché j'apprend que la chef RH refuse d'honoré l'engagement, WOW méfier vous de leur ressources hummaine et de leur belle promesse.
Pros
Belle équipe
Cons
Ressource humaine
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Good place to work, friendly work space
Block Bins, Chipper Attendant and Clean Up (Former Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON11 November 2018
Hard but rewarding work, nice co-workers management was a bit iffy at times but generally alright. work could be challenging at first but becomes easier
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Overworked - Not enough positions filled
Electrical Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON10 November 2018
Staff positions get worked pretty hard. Seems like the trades are the only ones who benefit from a lack of staffing since they get compensated for overtime worked. If you are staff expect to get maybe 25-50% of what you put in.
Cons
long hours, lack of compensation
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Long shifts and odd-ball management
Saw Filer (Current Employee) –  Atikokan, ON21 September 2018
Been a employee for almost 2 years. I climbed through the 'ranks' fairly fast, but there is a lot of serious occurrences that get brushed under the carpet, or just plain out ignored. A few of the staff members are very nice and knowledgeable in their trades, but the majority of them are just there for the pay and thats it. The hardest part of the job is going in and wondering what stupid stunts the company is going to try and pull today. The most enjoyable is that the pay is very well, and overtime is as easy as signing your name on a sheet of paper. Some days are good, but they are few and far between.
Pros
Pay is adequate
Cons
Long hours, Shift work, Inexperienced and arrogant staff(management).
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Just Business
Level 2 Operator (Current Employee) –  Atikokan, ON25 July 2018
Not Suitable for a person who wants to grow and achieve the best they can. Good pay rate for a decent comfortable lifestyle. Averagely safe work environment
Pros
Free Lunch every month
Cons
Poor management
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Its garbage
Operator (Current Employee) –  Atikokan, ON7 June 2018
It's a horrible place to work. Bad staff and nothing runs properly. I'm not sure how the mill is still running. I wouldn't recommend anybody working there. Im.not sure why they would want too.
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Excellent place for students to learn
Power Engineer Summer Student (Former Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON26 March 2018
Excellent place for students to learn in a safe fast paced environment. Helpful honest people. Excellent pay and balance between work and life. 5 star work place.
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Productive and Team spirited
Accounts Payable Clerk (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC4 February 2018
Hard Working oriented company
Very friendly environment
Everything centered towards team spirit
Multicultural
Headquarters located in a heart of Montreal
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Très mauvais employeur
Operation (Former Employee) –  Clermont, QC25 December 2017
Particulièrement l usine de Clermont, la gestion est malsaine de plus les cadres sans compétences non scolarisé (Ami de.la famille gagnon) l employeur n a aucune reconnaissance envers ses employers. Il faut ce battre pour faire respecter les normes du travail, employeur sans coeur ni âmes. Elle se crois tout permis elle se dit même au dessus des lois
Cons
Ne pas travailler la
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productive work with a good schedule
Operator (Current Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON26 November 2017
long but gratifying days. learned lots from certain employees but nothing from others. good pay for an intown job that doesnt require relocation. management needs a reboot
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Okay if your from Quebec
Millwright (Former Employee) –  Atikokan, ON29 September 2017
Management is all french, they choose non local contractors so the can fly french contractors in. Not good work exposure for a millwright apprentice, you can expect to clean the shop of oily rag bins, sweep the floor and dispose of garbage and be paid 25$ an hour as a fourth year millwright. the like to get you to use the CNC finding machines to sharpen and change planer head knives, this company has great hourly workers but lacks in the operations supervisory roles, and upper management is favoured to french speaking people only. think carefully about considering them as an employer.
Pros
Great hourly employees.
Cons
Too many to list.
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Great Place
Senior Accountant (Former Employee) –  atikokan16 August 2017
I learned a lot during my time at the mill. It was a great experience. It helped me support my family and their goals. I would definitely recommend them.
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always like working with people, showing how to do things right and safely.
saw mill worker (Former Employee) –  Ignace, ON1 August 2017
Days work are good, put the night shifts are long too, put i loved my job as a sawmill worker. I work 2 different shifts every 2 weeks. Very stressing driving home each way 2 hours every time i go to work....put i still liked my job. I like working in the lumber Industry, where trees are cut down and bring then into the sawmill, making into lumber.
Pros
yes i like my lunch breaks and stretch
Cons
yeah we do long hours too if you want to work on the weekends.
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