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Shift Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!


Reporting to the Production Manager, the Shift Supervisor is tasked with implementing and executing the strategy to maximize the unit’s operational efficiency. In collaboration with the Production Manager, you will also ensure the implementation of a culture of continuous improvement in health and safety practices and quality management

Job responsibilities




  • Meet production standards
  • Engage and develop all your employees
  • Ensure compliance with business processes and ONE Certification standards
  • Working to ensure quality targets are met
  • Manage non-standard products
  • Ensure the accuracy of operation parameters and provide MRP values




  • Carry out workforce planning and ensure approval of hours worked
  • Ensure training coordination (upon hiring and on an ongoing basis)
  • Ensure constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)
  • Coordinate follow-up meetings to ensure targets are met and employees are held accountable
  • Carry out monthly OHS audits as well as accident investigations and analyses
  • Plan and coordinate continuous improvement activities
  • Support your scheduler in establishing the optimal sequence for product production
  • Ensure the management of transactions in the computerized operations management system in accordance with business rules

Experiences and strengths


  • experience in supervision and the manufacturing sector
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing (an asset)
  • Leadership and a collaborative spirit
  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize daily tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong listening skills to quickly understand needs and issues
  • Ability to act and react quickly while working on a number of files at the same time
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ER

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
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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