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.
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Manager will be responsible for the administration and operations of the plant. The Plant Manager will have a diverse work load supporting and assisting with health and safety, quality control, lean management & continuous improvement, and various Cascades management objectives.
The ideal candidate will be able to:
Education & Experience
Business Objectives Alignment
Help develop and implement an operational strategy that is aligned with his unit’s business strategy
Meet the manufacturing objectives in the unit’s business strategy
Develop an action plan to maximize standardized manufacturing efficiency in his sector and optimize resources
Develop good relationships with business partners
Develop processes and tools to support and drive continuous improvement in his sector
Devise and implement standardized manufacturing practices and procedures related to his department’s objectives
Ensure sound management of operating costs and maximize the return on assets under his responsibility
Maximize synergy and foster collaboration among Cascades’ groups, units and business units
Help meet operational efficiency goals
Design and implement a talent development and succession strategy for his department, in collaboration with Human Resources
Build a team of competent and dedicated people whose skills complement one another
Ensure that the work flow and job structure are tailored to his sector’s needs
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
Help set OSH priorities for his sector in line with corporate objectives and follow up on them
Insist on and create a safe and healthy work environment for all employees in his sector
Promote sound occupational health and safety management
Personally commit to and display strong leadership in health and safety
Corporate Responsibility and Governance
Make sure governance rules are followed and responsibilities are carried out
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
Ensure support for business relationships and provide technical support when requested by clients
Keep abreast of manufacturing best practices and new technologies and share them within the organization
Support the sector’s innovation objectives
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.