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Date: Jul 13, 2017

Location: Eau Claire, WI, US

Company: Cascades


Cascades is a global innovator and manufacturer of green products branching out to facilities across North America and Europe. The company's history is built on passion, talent, and a strong commitment to sustainable development. Above all, Cascades is the collective force of close to 11,000 highly respected individuals who are empowered to succeed as one.



Cascades Tissue Group, a division of Cascades Canada ULC is the second largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth in North America.  Cascades Tissue Group offers a complete and varied range of hand towels, batch tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers in the consumer and away-from-home markets.

Your challenge!

As a Process Engineer for the Eau Claire, WI mill you will have a diverse work load in support of the manufacturing needs of the Converting department.  The successful candidate will partner with the Production Supervisors in converting to determine the best methods to do what we do best, communicate with our production population on challenges they may have regarding their daily tasks and collaborating with the Process Engineer in Paper Making and the Reliability Engineer to ensure synergy across the mill.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Converting Production Manager, you will have the following main functions:

  • Supporting the production areas to ensure achievment of the goals (safety, quality, productivity)
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to improve efficiency
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with both the Production and Maintenance Managers as well as production employees
  • Make recommendations and assist with the implementation of standardized production practices
  • Promote processes and tools for continuous improvement
  • Assist with start-up of new equipment and investment projects

Business Objectives Alignment

Help roll out an operational strategy in line with his unit’s business strategy

Operational Excellence

Assist with commissioning new equipment

Assist with tests carried out by the unit and support investment projects

Ensure technical support and develop relationships with business partners

Maximize synergy and foster collaboration among Cascades’ groups, units and business units

Help implement standardized manufacturing practices (One Certification) and implement equipment management best practices

Help the unit achieve its operational objectives (e.g., quality, OSH, productivity, profitability, maintenance)

Recommend and/or implement solutions to improve his unit’s manufacturing efficiency

Share best practices

Support and promote processes and tools that drive a continuous improvement culture in his unit

Human Resources

Develop and provide training

Take the initiative to develop his or her skills

Health & Safety

Comply with safe work standards in effect

Help develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all Cascades employees

Help set OSH priorities for his unit in line with corporate objectives and follow up on them

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Conduct himself ethically and uphold Cascades’ culture and values

Make sure projects comply with the standards, regulations and procedures in effect

Ensure the sustainable and responsible development of the unit

Client Focused and Innovation

Develop his business network

Help deliver on his unit’s technical innovation objectives

Keep a watch on new technologies and share them within the organization

Follow practices that are in line with our client-centric business vision

Core competencies defined for this job


Continuous improvement

Impact and influence

On-the-job learning


Planning and organizing



Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Other relevant fields

Desired experience

  • Mechanical Engineers preferred but other relevant competencies will be considered
  • Minimum of three (3) years of engineering experience, preferrably in the pulp and paper industry. A combination of training and equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Lean Manufacturing Certification a plus

Additional information

  • Rigour and perseverence
  • Impeccable client focus, collaborative and able to get work done through others
  • Must have strong time management skills to handle multiple ongoing projects in addition to day-to-day process opportunities


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Cascades is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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