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Production Manager

Cascades Inc

Cascades Inc

Pryor, OK, USA
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Your challenge!


Are you a Paper making expert who is looking for the next step in your career? 
Do you have a solid understanding of servant leadership and a focus on empowering employees to do and be better?

Have you ever wanted to work for a company that genuinely values both employees and the environment?


If you answered YES to these questions, we want to hear from you. Our team in Pryor OK is growing again, and we are looking for a Production Manager for our Paper Mill operations! 


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Manager’s mission is to achieve the manufacturing objectives associated with his or her unit's business strategy by optimizing available resources, rigorously applying business processes and establishing an effective communication system. You therefore participate in the implementation of processes, practices and tools specific to your unit aimed at optimizing operational efficiency. You also build a mobilized and competent team and support their production efforts while nurturing a culture of continuous improvement and health and safety. As a result, you contribute to the achievement of your unit's strategic plan by positively influencing the adoption of healthy and safe behaviours, operating costs, performance and production capacity and quality.

Why work at Cascades



  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Weekly Pay
  • 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

Individual responsibilities




  • Ensure the safety of its employees and a safe environment free of all risks
  • Ensure optimal execution of operations by achieving targets in terms of occupational health and safety, production capacity, standardization of operating costs and quality
  • Establish and apply standard production practices and procedures to achieve your unit’s objectives
  • Engage and develop all your employees




  • Scrupulously apply business processes.
  • Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your sector
  • Ensure that conditions are in place for constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)
  • Actively participate in the creation and implementation of optimization and investment projects
  • Help to make your business unit’s strategic plan
  • Ensure healthy working relationships and provide active listening to employees

Experiences and strengths


  • Extensive supervisory experience in the manufacturing sector
  • Leadership and a collaborative spirit that inspire and engage teams to achieve excellence
  • Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions
  • Ability to guide and coach team members
  • Sound judgment to ensure follow-up and effective implementation of solutions in accordance with company priorities and to make appropriate decisions
  • Ability to carry out a number of projects simultaneously while respecting deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to manage ambiguous and complex situations
  • Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach
  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Change management
Team leadership

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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.