Cascades Containerboard Packaging-Newtown in Newtown, CT is currently seeking a Production Management Trainee. This position is responsible for learning all safety, production, management, and supervision operations.Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be a key stakeholder in:Safety:•Institute a culture of safety and lead safety efforts for all employees by identifying high-risk situations, conducting safety meetings, and coordinating worker safety activities•Keep open communication with all Team Members regarding safety issues•Administer and support all safety practices and policies in compliance with Federal, State and Local Law including but not limited to: safety and OSHA reporting.Quality:•Lead quality efforts by coaching employees on quality processes and training knowledge of ISO standard processes a plusOperational Excellence:•Be a key stakeholder in developing and implementing operational excellence throughout the manufacturing process•Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma a plus•Train as a Production Supervisor to lead and motivate as many as 45-50 people in a progressive production environment•Optimize efficiencies and drive efforts to reduce waste and downtime, and increase production availability•Provide internal customer service to various departments and employees•Special projects and assignments as business dictates
Qualified candidates have;•Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, industrial technology or related field with co-op/student internship experience.•Co-op or student internship experience in a safety-minded manufacturing setting. •Knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to safety•Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing•Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills•Strong organizational, prioritizing, and multitasking skills•Proven ability to make good decisions in a fast-moving environment•Confidential and discretion•Strong interpersonal and influencing skills•Proficient in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point•Willingness to travel for training and short-term assignments at other US facilities •Want and desire to be challenged through new equipment, existing equipment modification, or process changes Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/ Disability/Vets
GREEN BY NATURE
Cascades is a global innovator and manufacturer of green products branching out to facilities across North America and Europe. The company's history is built upon passion, talent and a strong commitment to sustainable development. Above all, Cascades is the collective force of close to 11,000 highly respected individuals who are empowered to succeed as one.
Cascades Con...tainerboard Packaging, a division of Cascades Holding US Inc., owns six containerboard mills, and nineteen corrugated products plants in the United States and Canada. Cascades Containerboard Packaging is the largest containerboard producer in Canada and is also a major Canadian manufacturer of corrugated products.