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HR Manager (Contract)

Posting Start Date: Nov 3, 2021

Location: Scarborough, ON, 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 CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING

The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the HR Manager’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

Accountable

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 the 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 the company policies and business processes.

Responsible

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

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

Ensure the SUs are trained and master the processes.

Oversee training of incumbents of key positions for each business process.

Experiences and strengths

Operational abilities and extensive 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

Broad 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.

Core competencies defined for this job

Change management
Teamwork
Rigour
Coaching
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

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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