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Process Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!



Reporting to the Production manager, the Process Lead is part of a 3 person supervisory team over one production unit (paper machine). The process lead, is responsible for maintaining centerlines, assisting hourly employees with technical issues and developing and overseeing all process improvements as well as engineering projects aimed at improving the process. Position requires great leadership and coaching aptitudes as well as successfully managing and implementing change.

Individual responsibilities




  • Contribute to the optimal execution of operations by achieving targets in occupational health and safety, talent engagement and management, and production plan execution (OEE)
  • Establish and apply standardized production practices and procedures to achieve your unit’s objectives




  • Contribute to resolving technical problems within the unit 
  • Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement 
  • Contribute to the improvement of process and product quality
  • Develop performance indicators and ensure their implementation and follow-up
  • Participate in plant operations to implement all operational excellence program procedures related to quality assurance
  • Monitor corrective and preventive actions with managers and offer them the necessary support to ensure their effectiveness

Experiences and strengths


  • Agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities
  • Keen sense of collaboration to communicate effectively with stakeholders from various levels of the organization
  • Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions
  • Ability to translate challenges into concrete solutions
  • Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts and the ability to integrate them into your management
  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

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

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Advisory role
Continuous improvement

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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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