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HR Director, Succession

Posting Start Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: Drummondville, QC, CA

Company: 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.



The Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.

Your challenge!

Combined with an experienced HR manager, the HR Director, Succession Team will develop his or her potential within our succession team. Cascades offers you the opportunity and tools to develop your talents and become familiar with our processes and management tools. Supported by your mentor, you will have the opportunity to work on various mandates allowing you to develop your skills and access the many career opportunities within the Cascades Specialty Products Group HR 

Job Responsibilities

Working at Cascades is also:
- Dynamic mandates with great potential for professional growth
- Mentoring with experienced professionals
- The opportunity to work in a major Canadian multinational company
- Competitive compensation and a wide range of attractive salary benefits
- A future workplace where a greener world is built
Alignment with business objectives
Contribute to the implementation of the unit's human resources operational strategies
Participate in the implementation of the group's strategic plan and advise its management as an expert in human resources and management


Business Objectives Alignment
Contribute to the implementation of Human Resources operational strategies in his/her unit
Help develop his/her group’s strategic plan and advise its senior management as a Human Resources and management specialist
Operational Excellence
Identify his/her unit’s Human Resources needs and propose action plans (budgets, resources, schedules) and their implementation
Implement the Human Resources management strategies, practices and processes that apply to his/her unit
Support managers in managing their staff
Support organizational transformation in his/her unit
Core competencies defined for this job
Change management
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence
Bachelor's degree en Human resources ou Other relevant fields
Desired experience

- Have 2 years of experience in human resources management.

Technical competencies

The HR Director, Succession Team shall; 
- Be bilingual (French/English);
- Have the CHRP designation (asset)
- Be rigorous, have a good sense of organization and teamwork;
- Identify opportunities for improvement, manage performance indicators and solve problems by strictly following the principles of continuous improvement;
- Be a proactive agent of change;
- Understand HR processes and applicable laws.


Additional information

- The candidate will start his mandate in one or two plants of the group requiring travel between them;
- After his passage on the relief team, the candidate will have to be mobile to be relocated.
Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will consider fairly all persons qualified for this position.


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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