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Production Manager

Posting Start Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Manager’s mission is to achieve the manufacturing objectives associated with his or her unit's business strategy by optimizing available resources, rigorously applying business processes and establishing an effective communication system. You therefore participate in the implementation of processes, practices and tools specific to your unit aimed at optimizing operational efficiency. You also build a mobilized and competent team and support their production efforts while nurturing a culture of continuous improvement and health and safety. As a result, you contribute to the achievement of your unit's strategic plan by positively influencing the adoption of healthy and safe behaviours, operating costs, performance and production capacity and quality.

Individual responsibilities


  • Ensure the safety of its employees
  • Ensure optimal execution of operations by achieving targets in terms of occupational health and safety, production capacity, standardization of operating costs and quality
  • Establish and apply standardized production practices and procedures to achieve your unit’s objectives
  • Engage and develop all your employees



  • Maintain a safe environment for its employees and eliminate risks
  • Scrupulously apply business processes.
  • Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your sector
  • Ensure that conditions are in place for constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)
  • Actively participate in the creation and implementation of optimization and investment projects
  • Help to implement your business unit’s strategic plan

Experiences and strengths

  • Extensive supervisory/production experience in the manufacturing sector, P.Eng is an asset
  • Leadership and a collaborative spirit that inspire and engage teams to achieve excellence
  • Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions
  • Ability to guide and coach team members
  • Sound judgment to ensure follow-up and effective implementation of solutions in accordance with company priorities and to make appropriate decisions
  • Ability to carry out a number of projects simultaneously while respecting deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to manage ambiguous and complex situations
  • Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach
  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.


About Cascades 

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 business units located in North America and Europe.

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