Papermaking & Converting Technology Manager in Sherbrooke at Kruger Products

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Kruger Products we have a shared vision for greatness. We manufacture some of North America’s most popular tissue brands - Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Cloud®, as well as products for use away from home. We always want to do better for our customers and our world. The awards we’ve earned remind us that our hard work and commitment to doing the right thing pays off. But they aren’t what keep us going. It’s the people who work here, who believe in what we do – and how we do it that truly matters.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,500 employees spread across eight manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee.

 WHAT YOU WILL DO

You will plan and carry out papermaking and converting technology development trials in the various manufacturing and converting divisions to support the company's overall product development program. You will lead the application of new or improved technology. Duties also include:

  • Plan and coordinate all papermaking and converting development activities in our new manufacturing facility in Sherbrooke

  • Perform detailed report writing and results analysis for all trial work performed, in accordance with our product development process

  • Provide input to any technology decisions related to the execution of the company’s strategic plan

  • Keep up to date on main technological innovations with suppliers (equipment OEM, Clothing, chemicals, embossing rolls, etc.)

  • Act as a problem-solving resource for our papermaking & converting operations

  • Identify and present cost reduction, efficiency improvement, and quality enhancement opportunities to the organization for evaluation and possible implementation

  • Support the local scientific research & experimental development coordinators in making sure that all his/her trial activities are accurately documented and tracked, to ensure that requirements are met and adhered

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • Engineering degree and several years’ experience in tissue manufacturing in a key technical/management role
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage several projects concurrently.
  • Good understanding of statistical and financial analysis
  • Good understanding of the North and South American tissue market
  • Ability to interact well with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Willingness to travel in support of other divisions
  • Computer skills
  • Fluent in French and English languages.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

Our mission is to make everyday life more comfortable for our customers, consumers and employees. Together we bring this mission to life. As an ever-evolving business, there are always exciting new challenges, diverse career options, and opportunities to innovate. Want to learn more? Come unleash your greatness with Kruger Products.

We have been named one of GTA’s Top Employers for the past 8 consecutive years, as well as Forbes' Best Employers in Canada.

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - 1.04.33.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.