Maintenance Supervisor - Electrical and Instrumentation

Your challenge!

  • Coordinate and supervise instrumentation and automation activities in the paper manufacturing area.

  • Work with supervisors to optimize production and response to automation issues in the production area.

  • Supervision of Maintenance E&I and Automation Specialists working in the paper manufacturing area.

Job Responsibilities

Provide training opportunities for electrical and instrumentation personnel to gain knowledge needed to attain optimum E&I excellence.

Supervise crew of 6+

Interface with mechanical and electrical/instrumentation.

Promote and drive safe workforce.

Business Objectives Alignment

Help draw up the maintenance budget to meet the unit's business objectives

Support his sector's objectives as a maintenance/reliability manager

Operational Excellence

Ensure and/or facilitate the sector's adherence to its annual maintenance budget

Follow best practices and ensure the efficiency and quality of the unit's maintenance/reliability operations

Ensure operational excellence and eliminate issues by making recommendations to his manager

Work with Production to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities

Support his unit's operational strategy

Human Resources

Help employees reporting to him to develop their skills and make sure they receive the necessary training to carry out their responsibilities

Help maintain a positive work environment by walking the floor and fostering two-way communication

Manage and engage his staff based on Cascades' values and business strategy

Health & Safety

Develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all Cascades employees

Help implement the OSH action plan

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Personally commit to and display strong leadership in health and safety

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Ensure compliance with laws, standards and regulations in effect for buildings and equipment

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

Client Focused and Innovation

Encourage staff to suggest ideas for improvement

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

Additional responsibilities

Core competencies defined for this job

Health and safety



Flexibility and ability to adapt


Team leadership


Desired experience

Minimum of 8-10 years experience and education in Electrical Engineering and/or direct Maintenance Supervision.  Tissue-Paper industry preferred. Good communication and leadership abilities.  Good attitude and judgment.  Ability to understand and drive health and safety standards, practices and policies to ensure a safe working environment.  Abilitity to adapt change.  Innovative and resourceful.  Strong sense of initiative, decisive, strong decision making skills.

Technical competencies

Strong PLC background desired.  Strong and proven electrical troubleshooting skills required.  PM driven.  Strong computer skills desired.

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