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Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Clarion, IA, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge

Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, the Pulper Operator will dump paper onto a conveyor to fill the pulping machine.  Throughout the shift the employee will monitor paper, water, and chemical levels to ensure the correct consistency of the pulp.

Job Responsibilities


  • Place recycled paper on pulper conveyor, cut and remove wire from the paper prior to placing it on the conveyor
  • Operate forklift machinery
  • Admit pulp to specified consistency
  • Record hourly bale usage
  • Report necessary maintenance information to the proper personnel
  • Ensure all functions are accomplished safety and correctly by following the work instructions
  • Support the Safe Quality Food Packaging system, as well as all other company policies and programs



  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, stable under pressure and organized, while staying within safety rules and regulations
  • Must have mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Willing to operate various machinery and equipment
  • Must be able to lift between 50-70 lbs
  • Comfortable working 12 hour rotating shifts (including days, nights, weekends and holidays)

Why Work at Cascades


  • The wage starts at $16.81 / hour with overtime opportunities
  • 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
  • PLEASE NOTE: A resume must be included with the application

#revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

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: Fort Dodge
Nearest Secondary Market: Ames

Job Segment: Industrial, Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Paper, Forklift, Manufacturing