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Electrical planner

Posting Start Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: 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.



The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the E&I Supervisor, we are looking for Electrician to join our team in Mississauga. This position is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosis,  planning and prioritizing of electrical maintenance in order to meet the unit's operational objectives. You evaluate and maximize the availability of equipment needed to perform Electrical maintenance work. You are a key contributor to the optimization of your unit’s operational efficiency and performance.

This position is a straight days shift! 

Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Assist in the inspection, testing, adjusting and evaluation of new systems and ensure they conform to company and industry standards
  • Coordinates weekly Electrical maintenance planning and scheduling of reactive and preventive work including shutdowns 
  • In collaboration with end users, ensures availability of equipment and facilities
  • Leads the work order process from initiation to close
  • Prepares parts lists, SOP's and work order kits for planned jobs
  • Provide technical support for Production and Maintenance
  • Support divisional and corporate objectives including health & safety, productivity, continuous improvement, innovation, quality, waste and 5S 

Your background and strengths

  • Post-secondary education in an electrical, electronics or instrumentation program with 309A or 442A Electrical Certification is a definite asset 
  • 2 years of work experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience with Allen Bradley PLCs, Siemens/Moore DCS, AC and DC drive systems and some Autocad experience is preferred
  • 1-2 years of Maintenance Planning experience
  • Good understanding of maintenance and reliability processes and tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of SAP and CMMS is an asset
  • Available to work overtime as required


#revealyourpotential  #LifeAtCascades

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.


About Cascades 

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 business units located in North America and Europe.


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