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Process Engineer

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Posting Start Date: Oct 14, 2018

Location: Memphis, TN, 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!

The Process Engineer works with production, engineering and maintenance personnel to identify and successfully implement improvement opportunities for existing production processes.  These opportunities include items such as, improved equipment reliability, improvement in process capability in both quality and throughput rate.  Assists the Technical Manager with environmental compliance involving manufacturing processes.  Learn and own the mill quality processes, including recommending improvements as well as establishing and maintaining process controls and procedures to ensure consistent product quality and safety and environmental compliance.  Additionally, the Process Engineer will be involved in the qualification of new product trials and processes.  Interact with customers as required for new product development and product improvements. They will conduct root cause analysis and corrective actions on customer quality complaints and evaluate quarterly product quality to identify trends. Ownership of portions of the safety program belongs to the position as well as other duties that may be assigned.

Education and Experience

BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Paper Science or relevant field) or 3+ years of engineering experience in related technical or manufacturing process

Strong mechanical aptitude

Lean or Six Sigma certification or lean manufacturing exposure

Experience in managing projects and establishing priorities

Ability to work with extended hours as necessary to complete work assignments

Prefers hands-on assignments involved in the mill as opposed to office work

Solid interpersonal and communication skills

Self-motivated and directed as well as capable of working with teams

Above average computer skills (MS Office, SAP, MES, AS400)

Strong time management skills

Business Objectives Alignment

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

Operational Excellence

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

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

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


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Cascades is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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