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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Posting Start Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Wagram, NC, US

Company: Cascades




Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.




The Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Help roll out an operational strategy in line with your unit’s business strategy;
  • Help achieve the operational objectives (e.g. quality, OHSA, productivity profitability, maintenance, etc.);
  • Help implement standardized manufacturing practices (One certification), optimization and development of manufacturing processes in addition to implementing equipment management best practices;
  • Ensure technical support and share best practices;
  • Assist with commissioning new equipment, tests carried out by the unit and support investment projects (CAPEX);
  • Help deliver on your unit’s technical innovation objectives and keep a watch on new technologies and share them within the organization;
  • Help develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment;
  • Support the team in the preventive and predictive maintenance follow-up;
  • Weekly reporting.
Desired experience

You will have the following skills:


  • Holds a bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Holds related technical competencies and planning and work organization skills;
  • Demonstrate good judgment, innovation mind set and good initiative skills;
  • Continuous improvement oriented, efficient under pressure, able to function autonomously and demonstrate rigor;
  • Available (call turn is required), good all-around and conscientious;
  • Recognized for your participation and leadership in health and safety;
  • Good communicator both speaking and writing
Business Objectives Alignment
Help roll out an operational strategy in line with his/her unit’s business strategy
Operational Excellence
Assist with commissioning new equipment
Assist with tests carried out by the unit and support investment projects
Ensure technical support and develop relationships with business partners
Maximize synergy and foster collaboration among Cascades’ groups, units and business units
Help implement standardized manufacturing practices (One Certification) and implement equipment management best practices
Help the unit achieve its operational objectives (e.g., quality, OSH, productivity, profitability, maintenance)
Recommend and/or implement solutions to improve his/her unit’s manufacturing efficiency
Share best practices
Support and promote processes and tools that drive a continuous improvement culture in his/her unit
Human Resources
Develop and provide training
Take the initiative to develop his or her skills
Health & Safety
Comply with safe work standards in effect
Help develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all Cascades employees
Help set OSH priorities for his/her unit in line with corporate objectives and follow up on them
Promote sound occupational health and safety management
Corporate Responsibility and Governance
Conduct him/herself ethically and uphold Cascades’ culture and values
Make sure projects comply with the standards, regulations and procedures in effect
Ensure the sustainable and responsible development of the unit
Client Focused and Innovation
Develop his/her business network
Help deliver on his/her unit’s technical innovation objectives
Keep a watch on new technologies and share them within the organization
Follow practices that are in line with our client-centric business vision
Core competencies defined for this job
Continuous improvement
On-the-job learning
Planning and organizing


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.


Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

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