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Senior Production Planner

Posting Start Date: Jun 3, 2022

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.



The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Under the supervision of the Demand and Supply Planning Manager, you will be responsible of planification, analyze, making adjustment and communicate plan to the Production Director of Plant grouping in order to maximize our clients 'satisfaction and resources use.

Why working at Cascades?

  • Weekly pay and paid vacation
  • Group insurance with large company contributions and 401K matching
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Profit sharing plan (not once, but twice a year!)
  • Employee Assistance Program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our workforce and their family)
  • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
  • Long-term career management plan and training center (to bring out the full potential of our people!)
  • A work environment focused on knowledge sharing and valuing individual and team successes

Your responsibilities

  • Participate in the operational strategy by aligning on the vision of his plants group of the packaging sector;
  • Determine, review and optimize MRP settings;
  • Be involve in the elaboration of the production master plan (short and mid term) of his packaging sector plant grouping, in order to maximize resources, optimize inventories and reach an optimal client service level;
  • Be involve in the S&OP process
  • Communicate gaps and suggest alternative scenarios in the planning horizon;
  • Support sales and marketing and innovation team in the execution of product life cycle;
  • Support his manager and his packaging sector plants grouping in the comprehension of changes regarding the production master plan;
  • Provide relevant detail regarding de capacity of his plants grouping to his Supply Planner of the group so he can adjust production planning accordingly;
  • Apply align practices of the business vision that is client focus.

Your background and experience

  • College Degree or bachelor’s degree in business administration, Operation management profile and/or logistic;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Action-oriented and demonstrate flexibility and capacity to adapt;
  • Good organizational skill;
  • Demonstrate initiative, autonomy, judgment and leadership;
  • Team-driven;
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)


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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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