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Technical Expert (Converting)

Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2020

Location: Pryor, OK, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge

Reporting to the General Manager, the Operations Support - Technical Professional is tasked with carrying out complex technical projects in their area of expertise. In addition, you will master and use your technical expertise in project preparation, specifically with respect to technical standards and benchmarks in your field. You will also provide your colleagues with advice within the scope of your expertise when assignments are made. The expectation is the candidate will be a self-directed individual, and as such needs a wide array of leadership, functional / technical and organizational skills. 


This position functions as an internal consultant, and is expected to develop projects and produce improvement in operations ranging from stockprep, tissue production, converting operations and packaging. The duties range widely between safety leadership, troubleshooting, optimization, teaching, deliberate improvement projects, capital projects, process audits, strategic studies, and mentoring. Performance measurements include:

  • Ability to contribute to, and deliver improving safety results, with a specific emphasis in the area of expertise
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately diagnose and resolve operating malfunctions, either onsite and or remotely
  • Reduction in consumption of direct raw materials, energy, and labor
  • Improvement in production, reliability, availability and quality above historical limits and to world-class levels
  • Ability to interface with and technically develop and mentor others within the area of expertise
  • Ability to drive results and self-manage priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Must be able to travel 75% of the time within the Cascades Tissue US
Job Responsibilities


  • Successfully carry out specialized technical mandates assigned to you
  • Provide specialized support to project leaders
  • Act as an expert advisor in your area of expertise


  • Plan, supervise or execute complex technical mandates
  • Ensure high-quality work and compliance with budgets and timelines
  • Participate in the preparation of a list of deliverables and follow-up tools
  • Share your knowledge and the standards applicable to your speciality
  • Provide technical support to partners and external clients
  • Take part in the establishment of good practices
  • Adhere to pre-established objectives, timelines and budgets
  • Ensure that the various teams adhere to the procurement process in place
Background and Strengths
  • Strong ability to positively influence partners and clients and to guide them towards best practices
  • Openness that allows you to gain a thorough understanding of the needs of partners and clients
  • Ability to apply your expertise to realistic approaches
  • Leadership needed to rally teams around common objectives
  • Influence required to encourage teams to adhere to standards, budgets and timelines
  • Tissue Converting technologies including rewind through packaging
  • Tissue papermaking experience including properties from stockprep to finished goods
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Pulp and Paper 
  • Experience can be combined with education or in lieu of education

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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. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.

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, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe. 

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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