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HR Advisor

Posting Start Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Barnwell, SC, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the HR Advisor’s mission is to contribute to the achievement of his or her unit’s objectives by recruiting a competent and engaged workforce. You therefore participate actively on your unit’s Management Committee and collaborate with the HR centers of expertise and shared services to maximize operational efficiency. You apply HR best practices within your unit, including succession management, workforce planning, compensation, training and skills development to meet business needs and objectives. Finally, you train Super Users assigned to the various business processes and support supervisors in managing their employees and applying the various HR processes. As a result, you contribute to the development of a committed, high-performing workforce that is aligned with Cascades' business strategy, values and culture.

Individual responsibilities


Efficiently plan workforce requirements, including succession, in line with the investment and operating budgets.

Establish the necessary training plan for employee development.

Provide coaching to supervisors in establishing objectives and compensation, reviewing performance and building a skills development plan for all employees.

Oversee labour relations management and continuous improvement efforts.

Apply company policies and business processes.


Offer managers coaching and support in managing employees and achieving business objectives.

Make sure an SU is assigned for each process and certification.

Ensure SUs are trained and master the processes.

Ensure the incumbents of key positions for each business process are trained.

Experiences and strengths

Operational abilities and knowledge of the various aspects of human resources: compensation and benefits management, health management, talent management, etc.

Intellectual curiosity that stimulates interest in Cascades’ value chain.

Understanding of Cascades’ customers and partners and your units’ role.

Change management experience

Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts and the ability to integrate them into your management.

Constant concern with improving performance and efficiency.

Facility for interpersonal relations.

Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions.

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions.

Ability to analyze your unit’s performance indicators in order to establish the priority actions for human resources.

Ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach.

Ability to communicate effectively

Sound judgment to make appropriate decisions.

Agility needed to work with various technological tools.


Your background and strengths

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field
1-3 years of HR experience is preferred 
Experience with Microsoft Office Suites (Excel and Outlook)

Core competencies defined for this job

Change management
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

Why work at Cascades

Excellent company-paid benefits
Weekly Pay
Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
Strong Company Culture
Profit sharing and 401K Options
Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
Huge Career Advancement Opportunities
PPE Allowance

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