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Corporate HR Technician

Posting Start Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: St-Bruno, 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 10,000 employees, who work in almost 80 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 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 Senior HR Manager, the HR Technician’s mission is to provide administrative support to the HR Team by carrying out a wide range of human resources activities in support of his or her unit’s business strategy and objectives. You are responsible for all operational and transactional human resources activities related to employee experience, including recruiting talent, welcoming and integrating new employees, workforce planning, job creation, compensation and benefits, training and skills development, as well as all data management related to these activities in the systems. You therefore act as a resource person for employees and managers. You answer their administrative questions about management and human resources best practices to ensure a skilled and engaged workforce.

Why Cascades?

  • Work-life balance (telecommuting, flexible hours);
  • Group insurance day 1;
  • 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;
  • Long-term career management plan;
  • Work environment focused on sharing knowledge and valuing individual and team success.
  • Contribute to the success of a multinational environmentally responsible company in Quebec.


  • Be the first responder to employee and manager questions (HR policies and procedures);
  • Be responsible for managing the employee data through Success Factors in collaboration with Shared Services Pay/HR;
  • Request access for new employees and closing access at departures (RAC/M);
  • Participate in welcoming new employees and in their integration;
  • Prepare job postings in collaboration with the HR Manager;
  • Write notices (e.g., appointments, departures) and other HR communications;
  • Prepare reports, employee lists and provide various analyzes to the HR team;
  • Track dashboards;
  • Support the HR Manager in various employee engagement initiatives;
  • Actively participate in committees such as the social committee, Centraide and organize local events as needed;
  • Do all other administrative tasks related to Human Resources.

Experiences and strengths

  • Attentiveness to the satisfaction of business partners.
  • Exceptional rigour to produce the deliverables under your responsibility.
  • Collaborative spirit needed to work closely with all team members.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
  • High level of autonomy.
  • Discretion in any situation.
  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of the technology platforms used for human resources.
  • Proficiency in French.
  • Excellent written and spoken English to support professional interactions.
  • Knowledge of Spanish (an asset).

Relevant Experience

Have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar or related position.


College Diploma (DEC) in Administration.

Experience in a payroll department.

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Flexibility and ability to adapt

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.



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