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Senior HR Manager

Posting Start Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Trenton, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

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, labour relations (unionized), 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 the supervisors in establishing objectives and compensation, reviewing performance and building a skills development plan for all employees.
  • Oversee labour relations management in a unionized work environment and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Apply the company policies and business processes.



  • Offer managers coaching and support in managing employees and achieving business objectives.
  • Make sure an SU is assigned and trained for each process and certification.
  • Oversee training of incumbents of key positions for each business process.


Bachelor's degree in Human resources or Other relevant fields

Desired experience

  • 8-10 years in Human Resources, preferably as an HR Generalist
  • Experience with unionized industries
  • CHRP / CHRL or other equivalent industry recognized certifications

Experiences and strengths

  • Strong understanding of Ontario Labour Laws and Health and Safety regulations
  • Change management skills & skillful communicator
  • Process and results oriented
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization and maintain positive working relationships
  • Proficient in various HR platforms and Microsoft Office

Core competencies defined for this job

Change management
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

Additionnal information

  • The candidate will work closely with the local management team and support any HR needs, not limited to the above
  • The candidate will be based at our Trenton, Ontario Mill

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.


About Cascades

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more that 90 business units located in North America and Europe


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