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Maintenance Supervisor - E&I

Posting Start Date: Nov 3, 2021

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

About 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.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor E&I mission is to achieve his or her unit's operational objectives by effectively managing maintenance employees and subcontractors and ensuring high quality work. You control OHS risks within your unit by encouraging best maintenance practices’ adoption and ensuring the accuracy of planned work schedules. You also build a mobilized and competent team and support their initiatives to improve maintenance processes and practices. Finally, you contribute to the reliability system processes’ rigorous application to optimize your unit's operational efficiency and performance.

Individual responsibilities


Effectively implement the schedule of planned work orders

Ensure the quality of the work of maintenance teams under your responsibility

Ensure monitoring of the OHS risks identified in your sector

Ensure optimal execution of operations through the attainment of occupational health and safety targets

Engage and develop all your employees



Lead maintenance employees and subcontractors under your responsibility

Adhere to allocated maintenance budgets

Apply, maintain and improve reliability system processes

Ensure operational excellence and solve problems by making recommendations to your manager

Experiences and strengths

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions and rallying your team around objectives

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Rigour and agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines

Ability to help team members develop and achieve their goals

Sound judgment and the experience to choose the best solution after analyzing the situation

Ability to support and advise business partners on occupational health and safety issues

Agility needed to work with various technological tools


Core competencies defined for this job

Flexibility and ability to adapt
*Health and safety
Team leadership

Why work at Cascades



  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • 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


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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