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 SPECIALTY PRODUCTS GROUP
The Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.
Cascades Sonoco inc., Tacoma division is looking for a leader that would be able to provide strategic direction to the site, empower the team to meet company objectives and service customers both internally and externally. This individual should have a strong focus on safety and operational effeciency while ensuring the engagement of all employees at all levels.
This position requires:
Business Objectives Alignment
Develop and implement a business strategy for his unit in line with his business unit’s vision
Develop good relationships with business partners
Ensure that standardized best practices are implemented in all areas of activity
Maximize his unit’s operational efficiency (and sales, if applicable) and optimize resources
Establish a continuous improvement structure in his unit
Provide sound financial management and maximize the return on assets under his responsibility
Build a team of competent and dedicated people whose skills complement one another
Manage and engage his staff based on Cascades’ values and business strategy
Health & Safety
Accept the full responsibility that comes with his position in line with Cascades’ OSH requirements
Identify the unit’s OSH priorities in line with corporate objectives and follow up on them
Insist on and create a safe and healthy work environment for all his unit staff
Promote sound occupational health and safety management
Personally commit to and display strong leadership in health and safety
Corporate Responsibility and Governance
Ensure the sustainable and responsible development of the unit
Insist on ethical conduct and uphold the values underlying Cascades’ corporate culture
Client Focused and Innovation
Help build and maintain business relationships with his unit’s clients
Support his unit’s innovation objectives
Core competencies defined for this job
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Operations Management
The ideal candidate should have 5-10 years of manufacturing and supervisory experience in a similar position
Progressive growth in the field with development in leadership and supervisory skills
Preferred paper industry knowledge and or Converting
Ability to lead and create teams
Strong Computer skills in Microsoft programs, Share Point, etc.
SAP and MES systems
Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate
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.