Executive Vice President, Mills Division

Company Operating Name: Atlantic Packaging

Business Address: 111 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1P 2Y9

Mailing Address: 111 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1P 2Y9

Title of Position: Executive Vice President (EVP), Mills Division (NOC 0016)

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time

Language of Work: English

Wage / Annual Base Salary: $119,000 - $430,000 yearly

Benefits Package Offered: Disability insurance; dental insurance; medical and health insurance; pension contribution; eligibility for discretionary performance-based bonus/raise; other benefits

Location of Work: 111 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1P 2Y9

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Start Date: As soon as possible

Vacancy: One (1)

A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada's largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 2000 people at nine manufacturing facilities, four distribution centers and three paper mills in the Greater Toronto Area. Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The EVP, Mills Division, integral to the executive leadership team at Atlantic Packaging, is responsible for spearheading a greenfield project. Reporting to the President of Atlantic Packaging and the Vice Chairman of the company, the incumbent is responsible for driving continuous improvement of the Mill division and maintaining a continuous focus on aligning, engaging and developing managers and leaders, to effectively deliver on the company's divisional strategy and business plan.


-Leading and directing the operations of the Mills Division, with respect to profit and loss accountability;

-Formulating strategic policies to lead and achieve the overall vision of the business unit, while focusing on the management teams' efforts to execute the strategies;

-Evaluating and assessing, on a continuous basis, the overall operations of the Mills Division, including trends and potential impact on the Division and the company as a whole;

-Establishing policies to direct and organize the Mills Division, while identifying new opportunities to advance the Mills Division;

-Coordinating the overall functioning of the Mills Division, based on understanding of business and environmental drivers, market conditions, and potential impacts on company's operations;

-Evaluating the company's vision of its product lines, based on evolving customer requirements;

-Using core financial management knowledge to diagnose business conditions, identify issues/opportunities and develop strategies;

-Providing strategic advice and guidance to the executive leadership team, including the Chairman, Vice Chairman, President and Board of Directors of the company; and

-Providing ongoing feedback to direct and indirect reports, which include Mill Managers; Sales Directors; planning, technical and engineering support; quality assurance; warehouse and logistics staff.


-Minimum 10 years of work experience in a senior-level leadership role in a complex international organization, required;

-Extensive knowledge and work experience in pulp and paper industry, required;

- Proven success in overseeing key negotiations of long-term supply agreements, required;

-Demonstrated ability and experience to negotiate effectively across all internal and external levels, required;

-Must have knowledge and experience with financial systems, models and business management;

-Must have knowledge and experience with commercial aspects of the business, as applied to a large-scale manufacturing pulp and paper company;

-Must have experience managing a multi-location mill network and manufacturing plants in multiple geographic locations -Must be able to lead large projects, such as a mill start-up project, while tending to the day to day operations of established mill sites;

-Must have strong boardroom presence and the versatility to work effectively on the shop floor and with corporate support groups;

-Must be able to establish constructive relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and business partners.

- Demonstrated success in creating a best in class health & safety culture required

-Ability and proven experience in implementing world class manufacturing principles to drive efficiency and improve product quality required

- Must have experience acting in an advisory capacity to a Board of Directors

Education Requirement

A bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field) is required. An MBA or an advanced degree is considered an asset.

Work With Us

Human Resources Department, Atlantic Packaging, (Nicolette_mills@atlantic.ca, 416-298-8101), 111 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1P 2Y9. Website: https://atlantic.ca/. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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