CASCADESFounded 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 GROUPThe 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.Your challenge! Cascades Sonoco Inc.
is a leader in paper packaging and develops markets and products in the food industry. As Technical Director, you will play a key role in the implementation of the group'
s strategic plan, including several new product development projects, and will act as a technical expert advisor to your management team.
We are looking for someone who will emphasize innovation, who will make the organization stand out from its competition;
through his or her customer approach, technological watch and innovative solutions that meet market needs. Job Responsibilities Under the supervision of the General Manager of Cascades Sonoco Inc.
and working in close collaboration with the General Manager and the sales team, the Technical Director will carry out the following main mandates : Coordinate the business unit'
s strategic product development projects;Coordinate the business unit's strategic product development projects; - Supervise major plant trials and provide technical support in the development of new products;
Maximize synergies and integrations within Cascades' business units and other innovation initiatives;Exercise a technological watch on products, standards and processes;
Develop good relations with business partners and involvement in the packaging community;Support the development of innovation and new products to create added value for customers and follow up on PDPs;
Meet and make presentations to clients when necessary.Desired experience The Technical Director must have the following qualifications : Holds a Bachelor'
s degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, science or other relevant training;A minimum of 5 years experience in the manufacturing field;
Experience in chemistry, coating solutions;A good knowledge of the pulp and paper industry will be considered a strong asset;
Knowledge of the market (business opportunities, sales, competition) and of business and manufacturing processes;Basic knowledge of cost price;
Have innovative ideas and good communication skills;Demonstrate leadership and be organized;Be bilingual. Additional information Based in one of our two plants in Quebec, Berthierville or Kingsey Falls;
The position requires frequent travel to our plants and to our customers (50%). 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.