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West Elgin Mutual Insurance Company

Underwriting Supervisor


2017 - UW-1534492

Company Information

West Elgin Mutual Insurance (WE) is a well-established mutual insurance company that prides itself on professional, friendly customer service provided by employees and agents who understand our policyholder needs and put our customers first.  We offer a variety of insurance products for policyholders including property, auto, farm and commercial insurance.

Our head office is located in Dutton, Ontario with local agents in Dutton and the surrounding communities of Shedden, Aylmer and Rodney. 

West Elgin Mutual helps to fund community projects in the areas we serve, that provide long term benefits to a broad cross section of the population.  Working closely with municipalities and service clubs ensures the impact is broadly based

Each year we support local fall fairs across our trade area.  These are important community events that rely on a host of volunteers to make a special one, two or three day event in our back yards.  The Company also works closely with local volunteer fire departments for such things as special equipment purchases, smoke alarm installation programs and fire prevention education.


Job Description

WE are seeking an experienced people leader and hands-on underwriter who has the experience and expertise to lead a team of underwriters as an Underwriting Supervisor.  Reporting to the Underwriting Manager, you will manage the workload and workflow within a unit of experienced underwriters ensuring quality control and service levels are met. On occasion you will step into the role of Underwriter to directly assist the department.

With strong industry knowledge gained through several years of directly related experience, you will coach and mentor, provide subject matter expertise, technical direction and training to staff. In this role, you will assist in monitoring staff performance and conducting regular reviews. Your commitment to customer service is evident as you build strong relationships with agents, staff and others that you interact with.


  • Completion of Post-Secondary education.

  • Minimum five (5) years of property and casualty insurance experience.

  • Previous experience as a Team Leader or Supervisor would be preferred.

  • CIP designation.

  • Preference to those working toward or achieved CRM or FCIP and/or pursuing other continuing development.

 WE Offer:

  • A stable environment that values integrity, respect, cooperation and teamwork.

  • Ongoing skills development with subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation.

  • A competitive compensation package which includes benefits, pension and profit sharing.

How to Apply?

If you have the qualifications we are seeking, please submit your résumé and cover letter confidentially to the attention of Human Resources via email to by 4:00 pm on September 26, 2017.

It is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to develop our rich history, community presence and expand our team. To find out more about working at West Elgin Mutual visit or apply to join our team today.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Contact Information

West Elgin Mutual Insurance Company
Human Resources
Posting Date: 05-Sep-2017Insurance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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