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General Manager (Cascades Sonoco)

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    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.

    Your challenge!Reporting to the Vice-President Operations, and in collaboration with the General Sales Manager and the Planning and Distribution Manager, the General’s mission is to develop the company's manufacturing strategy and ensure that Cascades' manufacturing execution and processes are applied in accordance with established operational rules and practices. You also collaborate with departments and centers of expertise to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a continuous improvement’s culture in health and safety and customer-focused quality management practices. Finally, you demonstrate strong operational leadership in all your business units' activities in order to mobilize and realize your team members’ full potential and optimize their adherence to the strategic plan. As a result, you maximize the achievement of business objectives by positively influencing assets’ profitability, costs, quality and delivery times.Individual responsibilities

    Accountable

    Ensure optimal execution of operations by achieving targets in terms of occupational health and safety, production capacity, standardization of operating costs and quality

    Develop the production strategy to optimize production capacity

    Manage the CAPEX envelop for optimizing and maintaining equipment and return on investment

    Engage and develop all your employees

    Responsible

    Collaborate in the development of a production strategy with the Vice-President Operations

    Support plant management in applying the production strategy to operations, in collaboration with the General Sales Manager and the Planning and Distribution Manager

    Act as resource person in the application of Cascades processes in accordance with established business rules and good practices

    Act as resource person for the application of production execution processes

    Support plant managers in setting performance standards (availability, efficiency, OEE)

    Serve as a strategic adviser to build, lead and supervise an operational team

    Help your team members develop their potential

    Actively participate in the creation and implementation of optimization and investment projects

    Contribute to the implementation of your business unit’s strategic plan in collaboration with the Regional Administrative Director and the Human Resources Manager

    Experiences and strengths

    Strong business management experience with a turnover of at least $100 million

    Proven financial management skills and a strong ability to analyze financial performance, budgets and economic indicators

    Leadership and a collaborative spirit that inspire and engage teams to achieve excellence

    High level of integrity and business acumen that allows your strategic unit to position itself as a leader in the field

    Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy

    Recognized talent in strategic management and business development, as well as in innovative planning

    Inspiring and results-oriented leadership

    Ability to surround yourself with the best talent

    Knowledge and experience to anticipate the future within the company’s overall context

    Excellent ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach

    Agility needed to work with various technological tools

    Proficiency in French and English

    Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

    Core competencies defined for this jobValues and ethicsCommunication of business objectivesRigourCoachingCreation of successful teamsPerspectiveBas de page

    The General Manager of the Cascades Sonoco Sector may be based in Kingsey Falls or in St-Bruno.

    #revealyourpotential  #LifeAtCascades

    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 than 90 business units located in North America and Europe

    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.

    Your challenge!Reporting to the Vice-President Operations, and in collaboration with the General Sales Manager and the Planning and Distribution Manager, the General’s mission is to develop the company's manufacturing strategy and ensure that Cascades' manufacturing execution and processes are applied in accordance with established operational rules and practices. You also collaborate with departments and centers of expertise to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a continuous improvement’s culture in health and safety and customer-focused quality management practices. Finally, you demonstrate strong operational leadership in all your business units' activities in order to mobilize and realize your team members’ full potential and optimize their adherence to the strategic plan. As a result, you maximize the achievement of business objectives by positively influencing assets’ profitability, costs, quality and delivery times.Individual responsibilities

    Accountable

    Ensure optimal execution of operations by achieving targets in terms of occupational health and safety, production capacity, standardization of operating costs and quality

    Develop the production strategy to optimize production capacity

    Manage the CAPEX envelop for optimizing and maintaining equipment and return on investment

    Engage and develop all your employees

    Responsible

    Collaborate in the development of a production strategy with the Vice-President Operations

    Support plant management in applying the production strategy to operations, in collaboration with the General Sales Manager and the Planning and Distribution Manager

    Act as resource person in the application of Cascades processes in accordance with established business rules and good practices

    Act as resource person for the application of production execution processes

    Support plant managers in setting performance standards (availability, efficiency, OEE)

    Serve as a strategic adviser to build, lead and supervise an operational team

    Help your team members develop their potential

    Actively participate in the creation and implementation of optimization and investment projects

    Contribute to the implementation of your business unit’s strategic plan in collaboration with the Regional Administrative Director and the Human Resources Manager

    Experiences and strengths

    Strong business management experience with a turnover of at least $100 million

    Proven financial management skills and a strong ability to analyze financial performance, budgets and economic indicators

    Leadership and a collaborative spirit that inspire and engage teams to achieve excellence

    High level of integrity and business acumen that allows your strategic unit to position itself as a leader in the field

    Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy

    Recognized talent in strategic management and business development, as well as in innovative planning

    Inspiring and results-oriented leadership

    Ability to surround yourself with the best talent

    Knowledge and experience to anticipate the future within the company’s overall context

    Excellent ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach

    Agility needed to work with various technological tools

    Proficiency in French and English

    Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

    Core competencies defined for this jobValues and ethicsCommunication of business objectivesRigourCoachingCreation of successful teamsPerspectiveBas de page

    The General Manager of the Cascades Sonoco Sector may be based in Kingsey Falls or in St-Bruno.

    #revealyourpotential  #LifeAtCascades

    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 than 90 business units located in North America and Europe