Port Hawkesbury Paper Careers

At Port Hawkesbury Paper, our mission is to continually exceed our customers’ expectations through a commitment to responsive, personalized service along with reliable and competitive products in the printing and publication paper market.  The people behind our paper make the difference. 

Maintenance Team Leader

Responsibilities:
The Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for the efficient management of all maintenance functions within their operating area. Providing leadership to maintenance supervisors, planners and engineers to safely execute a high degree of planned and scheduled maintenance, the Maintenance Team Leader ensures plant reliability and conformance to all regulatory requirements. Along with providing technical leadership in their area of expertise, the Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for the maintenance budget within their area as well as the planning and execution of regular and annual shut downs. This role involves interfacing with Operations, Engineering, Shipping, and other support groups as well as networking with suppliers, consultants and others as required.

The Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have significant maintenance experience in conjunction with progressively increasing responsibilities in the field. Experience in a manufacturing or related industrial unionized environment with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in a supervisory role. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience in the paper industry and third party accreditations in maintenance and reliability management.

Please contact us if you meet the qualifications above and are proficient in the following competencies:
- Ability to effectively manage employees
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and creative problem solving skills.
- Solid decision-making skills
- Engineering experience (mechanical or electrical) will considered an asset
- Leadership talent
- Ambitious, Motivated and Determined - driven to exceed targets and expectations
- Demonstrate excellent computer skills
- Initiative to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic work environment

Compensation: Port Hawkesbury Paper offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and a challenging and rewarding work environment.

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to HR@porthawkesburypaper.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Selected candidates will proceed through an assessment and interview process.
All applications must be received on or before August 10, 2018.

PHP is committed to employment equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is represented at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

 

Purchasing Manager

Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Controller, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for the negotiation and procurement of all materials, supplies, equipment and services for the Company. This role requires continuous cost saving focus while maintaining strong relationships with external vendors and suppliers. Will also provide best-in-class support for internal customers, primarily the Maintenance and Operations Departments to maximize paper machine up-time.
• Negotiate key contracts for raw materials, high-value OPEX supplies and CAPEX projects
• Overall responsibility for Purchasing and Stores Departments
• Management of: raw material, finishing supplies, and MRO inventory levels
• Work collaboratively with Engineering and Maintenance departments on key maintenance and CAPEX projects to deliver the highest return on capital.

Skills/Competency Requirements:
• Effective negotiating skills
• Strong decision-making ability
• Effective planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
• Proficient computer skills with a very strong functional capacity in CMMS/EAM software
• Extensive knowledge of supplier and construction contracts
• Proficient in MS Office Program suite
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Proven ability to coach/mentor employees
• Continuous improvement core value

Experience/Education Requirements:
• Undergraduate business degree, or other relevant degree
• Ten plus years of purchasing experience, preferably in an industrial setting
• Supply Chain Management Designation (SCMP) will be considered an asset

Compensation: Port Hawkesbury Paper offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive health and benefits package and a challenging, rewarding work environment.
Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to HR@porthawkesburypaper.com. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Selected candidates will proceed through an assessment and interview process.
All applications must be received no later than July 25, 2018.

PHP is committed to employment equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is represented at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

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