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Asset Owner L2

Posting Start Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Richmond, BC, 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 Production Manager, the Asset Owner’s mission is to be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of one or several line(s) including creating and executing daily action plan, developing production operators, and supporting the Process Lead and Maintenance Lead in implementation, improvement, and sustainability of Daily Management System (DMS) elements as well as Health and Safety training. You own Daily Rhythm and Schedule (DRS) and Clean Inspect and Lubricate (CIL) processes.

Individual responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute on shift action plan and daily action plan as part of T1 and T2 meetings

  • Present daily updates and action plans in area meeting (T3)

  • Validate daily performance, transactions, and time losses

  • Validate daily quality tests and address any issues

  • Share best practices with other Asset Owners

  • Define, implement, and continuously improve CIL processes while coaching operators to follow standard practices

  • Perform Health and Safety audits, develop plans for creating an orderly and clean work environment; owns A-risks

  • Create action plan to address time losses

  • Ensure continuous improvement of DRS board to align with evolving operational needs

  • Coach operators on how to properly communicate through the different DRS meetings

  • Coach operators and evaluates performance as part of annual review

  • Ensure a safe & secure work environment for all Cascades employees

  • Work with team to embed a culture of continuous improvement and standardization

  • Adhere to Cascades' overarching values and ethics and servant leadership


Qualifications and strengths

The Asset Owner should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Engineering, or relevant field.

  • Experience in paper converting or corrugate converting will be considered an asset.

  • Experience and understanding of Lean Production System principles.  A Lean Certification will be considered an asset.

  • Previous Supervisory experience will be considered an asset.

  • Participation in the implementation of a new program and experience with change management.

  • Experience leading and coaching teams

  • Extensive knowledge of asset and associated processes

  • Demonstrates good analytical, problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrates ability to overcome ambiguous and complex situations

  • Brings strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well and communicate with others

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Experience with SAP an asset

Core competencies defined for this job

Managerial courage
*Health and safety
Team leadership
Continuous improvement
Action-based focus

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 men and women.


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