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Continuous Improvement Lead

Posting Start Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Pryor, OK, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Continuous Improvement Lead‘s mission is to ensure progress on deploying and sustaining all elements of the lean production system (LPS) and promote and support continuous improvement mindset growth and methods applications in your site

Why work at Cascades


  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Weekly Pay
  • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
  • Strong Company Culture
  • Profit sharing and 401K Options
  • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
  • Huge Career Advancement Opportunities
  • PPE Allowance

Individual responsibilities




  • Own continuous improvement (CI) levers and pillars within the plant
  • Support and track continuous improvement projects to improve processes
  • Reduce planned downtime by reducing changeover/cleaning time through standardization
  • Minimize quality issues




  • Share best practices with CI Leads across other sites and leverages other site learnings at their site
  • Ensure that standards are adhered to across systems
  • Provide input on overall pillar implementation plans
  • Coach site leadership team to increase maturity of their respective pillars

Experiences and strengths


  • Experience leading and coaching teams
  • Brings broad, cross-functional knowledge (e.g., operations, maintenance, quality)
  • Demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates ability to overcome ambiguous and complex situations
  • Brings leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions
  • A facility to communicate effectively 
  • Brings organizational and prioritization skills 
  • Experience and understanding of Lean Maufacturing principles and operating methods
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well and communicate with others

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Change management
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

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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.
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