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Plant Controller

Posting Start Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!


The Plant Controller’s mission is to contribute to business development and ensure its coordination in accordance with the strategic plan. You use your financial expertise to support your unit's management in the business processes’ application and improvement and ensure the implementation of best financial management practices. You analyze operational cost performance indicators and ensure the completeness and reliability of the information produced and communicated. As a result, you contribute to strategic decision-making in your plant and maintain an effective control structure to minimize the risk of errors, irregularities and fraud related to processes

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




  • Ensure that accounting for inventory quantities, capital assets and operating costs is reliable, complete and accurate
  • Analyze operating cost performance indicators
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Contribute to your plant’s decision-making process
  • Support your sector’s management in improving business processes
  • Maintain an effective control structure to minimize the business risks inherent in operations and fraud




  • Apply the best administrative and accounting, financial management and sales practices in accordance with your plant's needs

Experiences and strengths


  • Agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities
  • Constant desire to improve the efficiency and quality of services
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions
  • Proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Values and ethics
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

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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 80 operating units located in North America. 

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