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HR Specialist

Posting Start Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

About Cascades

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.

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 currently under construction and start-up is scheduled for December 2022. Reporting to the Senior HR Manager.

Job responsibilities

In partnership with project resources, the corporation centers of expertise and shared services, the HR Advisor will be a business partner and responsible for:

  •  Assisting the Senior 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
  • Performs continuous improvement to facilitate the management of HR processes and meet business objectives
  • Acting as point of contact for employees and managers to respond to HR questions and concerns
  • Assisting the Senior HR Manager with various tasks and projects as needed

Core Competencies

  • Change management
  • Teamwork
  • Rigour
  • Coaching
  • Continuous improvement
  • Impact and influence

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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. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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