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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.

     

    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 Production Manager’s mission is to achieve the manufacturing objectives associated with his or her unit's business strategy by optimizing available resources, rigorously applying business processes and establishing an effective communication system. You therefore participate in the implementation of processes, practices and tools specific to your unit aimed at optimizing operational efficiency. You also build a mobilized and competent team and support their production efforts while nurturing a culture of continuous improvement and health and safety. As a result, you contribute to the achievement of your unit's strategic plan by positively influencing the adoption of healthy and safe behaviours, operating costs, performance and production capacity and quality.Individual responsibilities

    Accountable

    Ensure the safety of its employees and a safe environment free of all risks

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

    Establish and apply standard production practices and procedures to achieve your unit’s objectives

    Engage and develop all your employees

     

    Responsible

    Scrupulously apply business processes.

    Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your sector

    Ensure that conditions are in place for constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)

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

    Help to make your business unit’s strategic plan

    Ensure healthy working relationships and provide active listening to employees

    Experiences and strengths

    Extensive supervisory experience in the manufacturing sector

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

    Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions

    Ability to guide and coach team members

    Sound judgment to ensure follow-up and effective implementation of solutions in accordance with company priorities and to make appropriate decisions

    Ability to carry out a number of projects simultaneously while respecting deadlines and priorities

    Ability to manage ambiguous and complex situations

    Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy

    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 written and spoken French and basic knowledge of English

    Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

    Core competencies defined for this jobPlanning and organizingDecision-makingChange managementPerseveranceCoachingTeam leadership

    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.

     

     

    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.

     

    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 Production Manager’s mission is to achieve the manufacturing objectives associated with his or her unit's business strategy by optimizing available resources, rigorously applying business processes and establishing an effective communication system. You therefore participate in the implementation of processes, practices and tools specific to your unit aimed at optimizing operational efficiency. You also build a mobilized and competent team and support their production efforts while nurturing a culture of continuous improvement and health and safety. As a result, you contribute to the achievement of your unit's strategic plan by positively influencing the adoption of healthy and safe behaviours, operating costs, performance and production capacity and quality.Individual responsibilities

    Accountable

    Ensure the safety of its employees and a safe environment free of all risks

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

    Establish and apply standard production practices and procedures to achieve your unit’s objectives

    Engage and develop all your employees

     

    Responsible

    Scrupulously apply business processes.

    Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your sector

    Ensure that conditions are in place for constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)

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

    Help to make your business unit’s strategic plan

    Ensure healthy working relationships and provide active listening to employees

    Experiences and strengths

    Extensive supervisory experience in the manufacturing sector

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

    Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions

    Ability to guide and coach team members

    Sound judgment to ensure follow-up and effective implementation of solutions in accordance with company priorities and to make appropriate decisions

    Ability to carry out a number of projects simultaneously while respecting deadlines and priorities

    Ability to manage ambiguous and complex situations

    Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy

    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 written and spoken French and basic knowledge of English

    Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

    Core competencies defined for this jobPlanning and organizingDecision-makingChange managementPerseveranceCoachingTeam leadership

    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.