Maintenance Planner

Cascades - St. Marys, ON (29 days ago)

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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 Maintenance Manager, you will have the following main responsibilities:

Schedule maintenance activities to maximize OEE and processes;
Evaluate and organize the information, people, materials and equipment required to complete the maintenance job;
Determine required time for completion of maintenance jobs;
Prioritize work and co-ordinate with production to make efficient use of available time;
Assist in developing reliability strategy while focusing on downtime reduction;
Coordinate internal and external human resources;
Build, maintain and analyze work history and recurring activities of equipment;
Statistical measurement and analysis of trends and KPIs;
Daily receiving of supplies and purchase orders;
Prepare work order kits for maintenance;
Accountable for maintenance budget;
Maintain CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and support MTC program;
Support divisional and corporate objectives including health & safety, productivity, continuous improvement, innovation, quality, waste and 5S;
Manage, direct and implement a variety of projects.

The ideal candidate will have:
Direct relative experience and knowledge to accurately coordinate maintenance activities;
In-depth knowledge of equipment, manufacturing, preventative & predictive maintenance;
Ability to ensure accuracy and monitor quality of work while honoring commitments;
Ability to assess a situation, take initiative, be proactive and propose solutions;
Ability to collaborate with others, be a team member, listen and communicate effectively;
Ability to establish effective working relationships and networks of people;
Ability to plan and organize activities in order to meet organizational objectives;
Ability to prioritize and adapt while meeting all budget and time requirements;
Proficient use of various computer programs (SAP, Ariba, Guide TI, MS Office);
Knowledge of the corrugated industry would be an asset;
Must participate in required training and development.
Core competencies defined for this job

  • Health and safety


Planning and organizing



Business Objectives Alignment

Support his manager in achieving sector objectives

Operational Excellence

Ensure the availability and performance of equipment by dealing with maintenance operations in priority order

Ensure the scheduling of work orders by planning, optimizing and evaluating the necessary resources

Follow work order management processes

Work with other sectors to coordinate and prioritize activities

Human Resources

Support the supervisor in work organization

Take the initiative to develop his or her skills

Health & Safety

Comply with safe work standards in effect

Contribute to a safe and healthy work environment for all staff in his units

Identify OHS requirements when planning work

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Encourage and promote ethical conduct and uphold Cascades’ culture and values

Client Focused and Innovation

Apply the principles of excellence in line with our client-centric business vision

Participate in continuous improvement activities

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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