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Continuous Improvement Advisor* Succession

Posting Start Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Vaughan, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

Welcome home!

At Cascades, sustainable development means respecting the true nature of our 10,000 talents. We put yourself first:

  • Passion-life balance ( flexible schedule)
  • Group insurance and pension plan with company contributions
  • Profit sharing plan (not once, but twice a year!)
  • Employee assistance program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our people)
  • Long-term career management plan and training center (we told you we were bringing out the best in our people!)
  • Contribution to the success of a Quebec-based multinational with strong environmental values

Develop your full potential, sustainably

Embrace your true self by unfolding your expertise within our Countainerboard Packaging division, with the support of  Kugenthini Tharmakulasekaram (Continuous improvement lead).

Please note this position is based in Vaughan,but mobility is required in order to support the Ontario region


  • Ensure liaison among all stakeholders on the various projects

  • Provide context for global challenges and propose solutions tailored to the different stakeholders of the company



  • Assist managers in the deployment of continuous improvement projects

  • Help develop and implement lean manufacturing tools

  • Assist managers in identifying and analyzing operational and administrative problems related to business processes

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations

  • Support and guide teams in the deployment of projects

  • Help resolve problems

  • Facilitate meetings and share information with the teams and the group

  • Support teams in achieving objectives

  • Ensure buy-in from the various strategic units

  • Deliver continuous improvement training

  • Collaborate with operators, supervisors and LCT and participate in the implementation and development of tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement in the unit

  • Provides coaching and training on DRS and DMS and ensures updates when required

  • Provide support and coaching to shipping and other supporting departments to ensure processes optimized and executed according to defined standards, participate in daily meetings and provide data analysis and corrective actions

  • Ensuring compliance with established quality standards and contribute to the development of action plans as a quality assurance and continuous improvement expert

Bring out the best in yourself

Commit. Evolve. Preserve.

Every day, our green-blooded colleagues choose to respect their true nature by contributing with passion to our mission.

You too, put forward your strengths:

  • Excellent knowledge of process mapping methodologies

  • Good knowledge of recognized process management and continuous improvement methods and of problem-solving tools

  • Ability to learn and intellectual curiosity to understand Cascades’ value chain and processes

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Constant desire to improve the efficiency and quality of services

  • High level of adaptability

  • Ability to create conditions for change

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities

  • Rigour and agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines

  • Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions

  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools

  • Proficiency in English

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Advisory role
Flexibility and ability to adapt
Change management
Continuous improvement

#respectyourtruenature #revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

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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