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Maintenance Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Sep 17, 2021

Location: Rockingham, NC, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge!

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supervision of plant maintenance personnel for their assigned shift. Responsibility includes supervision of assigned employees, assignment of work to plant maintenance personnel, coordinating proper maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of plant equipment. Responsible for the storage room inventory, supplies, and the parts for all equipment.

Job Responsibilities

Ensures that all plant and facility equipment are maintained in a normal, safe and running condition.
Plan and coordinate work of maintenance employees.
Develop and manage the preventive and/or predictive maintenance program and take part in continuous improvement activities.
Participate in different work committees and follow up on activities (improvement projects, OH&S committee).
Management of work schedules, vacation and other holidays of the maintenance team.
Ensure the occupational health and safety laws are applied in everyday maintenance activities (confined spaces, lock-outs, internal rules, etc.).
Addresses safety issues and sanitation issues that require immediate attention.
On call every other week.
Always available for phone calls
Keep records of equipment  and parts.

Secondary Responsibilities

Supervises troubleshooting of all plant and facility equipment and advises mechanics on proper troubleshooting techniques.
Communicates company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
Represent the company externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, and the general pub

Business Objectives Alignment

Help draw up the maintenance budget and manage and control costs for transportation management and maintenance

Operational Excellence

Ensure and/or facilitate the sector’s adherence to its annual maintenance budget
Help draw up the maintenance budget and manage and control costs for transportation management and maintenance

Health & Safety

Carry out projects to ensure that his/her unit’s objectives are achieved
Contribute to implementing his/her group’s strategic plan in his/her plant, as an OHS specialist

Technical competencies

Respects individuals, the organization, occupational health and safety, authority, the community and the team
Can work n teams
Ability to take initiative
Good communication skills
Master and apply mechanical and electrical principles as well as production equipment and processes (general).
Master and apply maintenance and development methods for continuous improvement (Kaizen, SMED, etc.).
Know the level of expertise of subcontractors and their prices.
Know about equipment, parts of equipment, substitute products and new technology.
Master and apply management philosophy, collective agreement or mutual agreements (if applicable).
Master and apply laws related to occupational health and safety, methods for entering confined spaces, lock-outs, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field a plus; Industrial Millwright or Electrician certification an asset
  • 2+ years’ experience in maintenance supervision / management role preferred
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications and schematics; Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budge
  • Advanced skills required in one or more of the following areas: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, plumbing, carpentry, piping systems, PLC programming, instrumentation, inverters, air compressors, welding, and forklifts.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required.
  • Ability to design, build, and fabricate new ideas.
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Benefits to Working with 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
•    PPE Allowance

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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.

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