Production Supervisor

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Job Responsibilities


Assist in supervision of production activities.

Optimize production, while respecting quality, deadlines, costs, and H&S.

Suggest and implement continuous improvement to manufacturing process.

Adapt production efficiently to market and customer changes while producing quality product and optimizing costs.

Identify and eliminate health & safety risk for all those on the production floor.

Participate in special projects as assigned.

Fill in for other Supervisors when needed.

Business Objectives Alignment

Help develop and roll out an operational strategy in line with his sector’s business strategy

Operational Excellence

Effectively manage human and material resources to ensure sound financial performance and the achievement of manufacturing efficiency targets

Maximize production efficiency and optimize the resources under his responsibility

Maximize synergy and foster collaboration among Cascades’ groups, units and business units

Maximize the return on assets under his responsibility

Make sure operational efficiency targets are met

Ensure compliance with standardized manufacturing practices and procedures to deliver on the sector’s objectives

Support the sector’s continuous improvement initiatives

Human Resources

Build a team of competent and dedicated people whose skills complement one another

Ensure that the work flow and job structure are tailored to his sector’s needs

Manage and engage his staff based on Cascades’ values and business strategy

Implement the talent development and succession strategy in his sector in collaboration with Human Resources

Health & Safety

Accept the full responsibility that comes with his position in line with Cascades’ OSH requirements

Help set OSH priorities for his sector in line with corporate objectives and follow up on them

Insist on and create a safe and healthy work environment for all employees in his sector

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Personally commit to and display strong leadership in health and safety

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Make sure governance rules are followed and responsibilities are carried out

Ensure the sustainable and responsible development of his sector

Insist on ethical conduct and uphold the values underlying Cascades’ corporate culture

Client Focused and Innovation

Help his unit achieve its innovation objectives

Participate in technical support for clients

Additional responsibilities

Core competencies defined for this job

*Health and safety

Action-based focus

Active listening

Flexibility and ability to adapt

Managerial courage

Team leadership


High School Diploma

Bachelor's degree

Desired experience


A combination of 3-years’ experience and education in the paper industry, converting preferred.

Previous responsibility in all aspects of leading production teams

Key responsibilities are to assist team in meeting or exceeding production objectives and targets for productivity, quality, safety, and waste.

Ensuring that quality remains a focus.

Dynamic, excellent judgment, innovative, resourceful, strong sense of initiative, able to make decisions, adapt & be approachable.

Ability to create and maintain a team atmosphere & display managerial courage.

Current Employees’ personnel, safety and attendance records will be considered as part of the application process.

Technical competencies

Additional information

Cascades Canada ULC
Full time
Kingman, Arizona 86401, US