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Continuous Improvement Lead L2

Posting Start Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Trenton, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Continuous Improvement Lead‘s mission is to ensure progress on deploying and sustaining all elements of the lean production system (LPS) and promote and support continuous improvement mindset growth and methods applications in your site

Individual responsibilities


Own continuous improvement (CI) levers and pillars within the plant

Support and track continuous improvement projects to improve processes

Reduce planned downtime by reducing changeover/cleaning time through standardization

Minimize quality issues



Share best practices with CI Leads across other sites and leverages other site learnings at their site

Ensure that standards are adhered to across systems

Provide input on overall pillar implementation plans

Coach site leadership team to increase maturity of their respective pillars

Help coach other Line Centric Team (LCT) members on CI initiatives and processes 

Experiences and strengths

Experience leading and coaching teams

Brings broad, cross-functional knowledge (e.g., operations, maintenance, quality)

Demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills

Demonstrates ability to overcome ambiguous and complex situations

Brings leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions

A facility to communicate effectively 

Brings organizational and prioritization skills 

Experience and understanding of Lean Maufacturing principles and operating methods

Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well and communicate with others

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Change management
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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