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Maintenance Lead

Posting Start Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Maintenance Lead’s mission is to be responsable for all outcomes associated with the maintenance of his/her area. You ensure communication between operations and maintenance and correct prioritization for maintenance activities and manages defects/failures. You also provide support to the Asset Owner and Process Lead.

Your responsibilities


  • Define standard processes and tools to handle defects (DH) and ensures that processes are executed properly to improve equipment reliability and performance
  • Monitor repair paths
  • Define / execute on standards for Breakdown Elimination (BDE) and presents breakdown status weekly at an LCT meeting
  • Follow up with operators to ensure that any defects were handled properly
  • Create and analyze report on down time and maintenance issues in a manner to proactively make recommendation for improvement
  • Support operators in identifying and solving problems that caused breakdowns
  • Determine planned maintenance needs and prioritize / schedule the process for conducting planned maintenance
  • Ensure constant communication with the maintenance department to establish area priorities
  • Continuously improve established maintenance processes including Defect Handling and Breakdown Elimination
  • Train and coach operators to handle different aspects of maintenance
  • Reduced negative impact of maintenance needs and machine reliability

Your Background and Strengths

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is an asset
  • Five (5) to six (6) year's experience in a maintenance related capacity
  • Three (3) to five (5) year's experience in a similar role
  • Experience leading and coaching teams
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP is an asset
  • Knowledge / expertise in maintenance processes
  • Demonstrates good analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to drive insights
  • Demonstrates ability to overcome ambiguous and complex situations
  • Brings strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience and understanding of Lean Production System principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well and communicate with others

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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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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