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Material Handler

Posting Start Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge



The Bear Island Mill is the newest addition to the Cascades Containerboard Packaging lineup. This state-of-the-art facility will offer one of the lightest high end, 100% recycled linerboard and medium products on the market. 



Job Responsibilities



  • Follow all safety rules and standard operational procedures
  • Loading and unloading inventory in a safe manner into racks and trailers using lift trucks
  • Assure inbound and outbound shipments are accurately packed/wrapped according to customer specifications and free of damage
  • Attend and participate in daily crew meetings
  • Assists with inventory cycle counts and maintains a clean, safe work environment
  • Completes other tasks as requested by supervisor


Skills & Experience



The Material Handler joining the team should possess the following skills and adhere to these specifications:


  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Some forklift operator experience with knowledge of pallet jacks, double reach truck & counterbalance and consistent work history preferred. Computer literacy, SAP or Excel experience an asset
  • Must be available for rotational shifts & overtime
  • Must show a commitment to an interdependent safety-first attitude
  • Consistently display positive behavior that supports the organization’s goals and objectives
  • This job entails bending, walking, lifting, and climbing throughout the shift
  •  Ability to work independently and in a team empowerment culture
  • Highly flexible with the ability to adjust to the demands of the job, produce high quality work, and can be depended on to complete assigned tasks. Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to communicate well with others and able to participate in team meetings
  • Must be available for rotation shifts, overtime, and job family rotation
  • Superior attendance record
  • Applicants are required to pass background check, physical/drug screen, and a resume must be included with the application to be considered




Why Work at 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. 


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. Cascades have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 10,000 talents working in a network in almost 80 operating units located in North America. 

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