Continuous Improvement Manager

Posting Start Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: PRYOR, OK, US, 74361

Company: Cascades

Welcome home! 


At Cascades, Sustainable Development means Respecting the True Nature of our 10,000 talents. We put you first: 



  • Flex and connected mode (telecommuting, flexible schedule) 

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Telemedecine, Group insurance and pension plan with company contributions 

  • Accessible gym space or annual flexible reimbursement program 

  • Employee assistance program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our people) 


At our facility in Pryor you can develop your full potential, sustainably, by applying your expertise within the Tissue Group, division of our team as the Continuous Improvement Manager :



  • Own continuous improvement (CI) pillar within the plant.

  • Support and track continuous improvement projects to improve processes.

  • Conduct loss analysis to identify areas of improvement.

  • Prioritize continuous improvement projects, support the action plan, and follow up.

  • Share best practices with CI Leads across other sites and leverage other site learnings at their site.

  • Ensure that standards are adhered to across systems and monitor the health of the lean production system. Provide input on overall pillar implementation plans.

  • Coach site leadership team to increase maturity of their respective pillars.

  • Help coach other Line Centric Team (LCT) members on CI initiatives and processes.

  • Manage site cost savings program & follow up and the sustainability development program.

  • Support the onboarding of new hire on Lean Production System (LPS).

  • Improve problem solving culture and coaching.

  • Define CAPEX project list and manage projects.



Bring out the best in yourself! 


Every day, our green-blooded colleagues choose to respect their true nature by contributing with passion to our mission. 

You too, put forward your strengths: 



  • Must have an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field and at least five (5) years of management work experience.

  • Of the required experience, must have one (1) year of experience acquired in the pulp and paper manufacturing industry in all of the following:

    • Experience in coaching others;

    • Experience in manufacturing operations, maintenance and quality;

    • Experience with Lean Production System principles and methodologies; and,

    • Experience with Capital Expenditures (CAPEX).

  • Position will require a combination of national and international travel. The position requires that the employee travel at a frequency of once every three (3) months on average, for a duration of two (2) to five (5) days at a time. The nature of the various travel will be for training purposes and/or to attend business meetings. Travel required 10% or less.



We look forward to meeting you! 


#respectyourtruenature #revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. 



About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities since 1964. Cascades have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 10,000 talents working in a network in almost 75 operating units located in North America. 

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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