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Electrical Engineer

Posting Start Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!


The Plant Engineer’s mission is to participate in the deployment of the unit's operational strategy by providing technical support for equipment and rigorously applying business processes. You will ensure that trials and continuous improvement projects run smoothly in order to limit their impact on the plant's activities. 

Why work at Cascades



  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Weekly Pay
  • 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

Individual responsibilities




  • Help to attain occupational health and safety targets and the quality of our finished products
  • Optimize our operations through continuous improvement projects
  • Ensure that the budgets allocated through the CAPEX approval process and, in particular, the monitoring of benefits are adhered to
  • Minimize the impact of projects and testing on the unit’s activities (customer impact)




  • Scrupulously apply business processes
  • Implement processes and tools to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your sector
  • Provide technical assistance
  • Develop sound relationships with business partners
  • Support the launch of new equipment (technical assistance and training according to projects)
  • Actively participate in unit testing and in the implementation of investment projects
  • Support the supervisor in implementing good maintenance and reliability practices
  • Ensure the availability, quality and efficiency of equipment by optimizing its maintainability (OEE) by, for example, reducing failures
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Confirm and optimize maintenance routines
  • Analyze equipment and maintenance costs
  • Establish and ensure the application of equipment standards

Experiences and strengths


  • Ability to translate challenges into concrete solutions
  • Strong technical experience and a desire to learn and improve your technical and equipment-related skills
  • Collaborative spirit needed to work closely with all team members
  • Ability to carry out a lot of projects simultaneously while respecting deadlines and priorities
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts and the ability to integrate them into your management
  • Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions
  • Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to influence others
  • Proficiency in the PMP project management approach (experience in project management)
  • Proficiency in using IT tools and Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
On-the-job learning
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

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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 that 90 business units located in North America and Europe.

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