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Assistant Product Manager Marketing

Posting Start Date: Sep 19, 2021

Location: Candiac, QC, CA

Company: Cascades

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.

CASCADES TISSUE GROUP

The Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.

Your challenge!

 

Cascades is currently seeking an Assistant Product Manager to assist our team of Product Managers and Senior Product Managers in the management of their complete portfolio of paper products for our private label customers. This portfolio consists of consumer tissue, paper towels and hand towels for our Canadian and American customers. In addition, the Assistant Product Manager will be directly responsible for a few Cascades customers.

Organized, rigorous, good communicator and customer oriented, this person with experience in product management will work closely with the Sales, Graphics, Supply Chain, Plants, Finance and Quality Control teams.

The Assistant Product Manager plays a support and execution role in the marketing team. He/she collaborates on product development, is the link with our various departments and works with our customers to meet their needs and those of the consumers. His work will ensure the growth of our products.

In short, we need a marketer with proven project management and consumer product industry skills who has been involved in product launches.

Why work at Cascades ?

 

  • Work-life balance (telecommuting, flexible hours);
  • Group insurance and pension plan with company contributions, after 3 months of service; 
  • Internal and external training available;
  • Accessible gym space and/or financially covered sports activities;
  • Profit sharing plan, available after 1 year of service;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Training center;
  • Long-term career management plan;
  • Work environment focused on sharing knowledge and valuing individual and team success.
  • Contribute to the success of a Quebec-based, environmentally responsible multinational company.

 

Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Private Label Product Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support Product Managers in the development and launch of new private label products for North America (Canadian and US banners) to ensure success while collaborating effectively with various contributors;
  • Support the Product Managers in the management of the product life cycle under his/her responsibility (discontinuation/extension/launch);
  • Support activities related to product innovations/launches for clients under his/her responsibility;
  • Coordinate all stages of packaging creation and review with the graphics team, our clients, agencies and legal to ensure content validity such as claims, certifications, codes, image, respecting established standards;
  • Create product codes and maintain codes in our systems
  • Maintain marketing data in our customer portals
  • Create purchase requests, receive invoices and reconcile private label budget on a monthly basis
  • Manage sample requests and the sample room
  • Develop and update tools for the sales team (presentations, sales sheets)
  • Competitive intelligence and update information on the competition
  • Facilitate exchanges between his department and business partners in the context of product development projects (Sales, Graphics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality Control).

Desired experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or other related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an Assistant Product Manager role, in B2C consumer products;
  • Experience with private label;
  • Project management skills with multidisciplinary teams,
  • Rigorous, autonomous;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and stress resistance
  • Fluently bilingual, oral and written.

 

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 men and women.

 


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