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Production Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jan 9, 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


  • Provide process technical support in the paper mill in solving day-to-day problems
  • Conduct continuous improvement projects in quality, productivity, and cost by using scientific and statistical methods
  • Support the team in preventative and predictive maintenance work through innovative projects in engineering.
  • Manage capital projects and engineering projects with funding and without
  • Work within teams to utilize best manufacturing engineering practices to support innovative solutions
  • Development position for future growth in other leadership roles

Technica Competencies


  • Five to seven years of manufacturing engineering experience in both process and projects or relavant work experience
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Ability to influence and engage employees to support change and engineering processes to improve the operations

Additional Experience


  • experience working on tissue machines
  • previous experience in change management 
  • experience in a Paper Mill manufacturing environment

Benefits of working at Cascades


  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • 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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