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Maintenance Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jul 10, 2021

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge!

Reporting to the Production manager, the maintenance lead is part of a 3 person supervisory team over one production unit (paper machine). The maintenance lead is responsible for planning shutdowns, implementing PMs, implementing and overseeing Operator maintenance routes and managing all daily maintenance related activities related to the production unit. Position requires great leadership and coaching aptitudes, in depth knowledge of MP&S processes and successfully managing and implementing change


Job Responsabilities:

  • Provide process technical support in the paper mill in solving day-to-day problems
  • Conduct continuous improvement projects in quality, productivity, and cost by using scientific and statistical methods
  • Support the team in preventative and predictive maintenance work through innovative projects in engineering.
  • Manage capital projects and engineering projects with funding and without
  • Work within teams to utilize best manufacturing engineering practices to support innovative solutions
  • Development position for future growth as a maintenance manager role

Technical Competencies

  • Five to seven years of manufacturing engineering experience in both process and projects or relavant  journeyman experience. 
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Understanding and expertise with programs such as CAD, Solidworks and Microsoft projects
  • Ability to influence and engage employees to support change and engineering processes to improve the operations

Core Competencies

  • Managerial Courage
  • Flexibility and Ability to Adapt
  • Health and Safety
  • Active Listening 
  • Team leadership
  • Action-based focus 

Additional Experience

  • experience working on tissue machines
  • previous experience in change management 
  • experience in a Paper Mill manufacturing environment

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.

About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.
Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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