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Administration/HR Technician

Posting Start Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

The Bear Island Mill is the newest addition to the Cascades Containerboard Packaging lineup. This state-of-the-art facility will offer one of the lightest high end, 100% recycled linerboard and medium products on the market. The mill is actually under construction and start-up is scheduled in December 2022. The Administration/HR Technician will report directly to the HR Manager, and manage daily functions and HR tasks as outlined below. This is an immediate start for the right candidate who is excited to contribute to the start up of the facility, and support the team moving forward. 

Individual responsibilities

In partnership with project resources, the corporation centers of expertise and shared services, the Administration/HR Technician will be responsible for:


  • Assisting the HR manager in all aspects of the plant’s human resource's function, including HR policies and processes (compensation, payroll, succession, etc.)
  • Actively participating in the recruitment of a skilled and engaged workforce, including interviewing and final paperwork processing.
  • Processing appropriate HRIS changes and maintain employee personnel files.
  • Performing continuous improvement to facilitate the management of HR processes and meet business objectives.
  • Acting as point of contact for employees and managers to answer HR questions.
  • Assisting all the managers with various tasks and projects as needed.

Experiences and strengths

    • Diploma in Human Resources or in related field or equivalent experience.
    • 5 years of experience in a similar role.
    • Excellent skills in the Office suite and ERP systems.
    • Knowledge of general employment law.
    • Experience with Time and Attendance systems (asset).
    • Process and results oriented.
    • Excellent overall adaptability and flexibility.

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Flexibility and ability to adapt

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.




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