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Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Eau Claire, WI, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge

As a Production Operator, you will report to the Production Supervisor. As an integral member of our team, you will be trained in multiple aspects of the mill as the role encompasses either our paper making and/or converting departments.


Job Responsibilities


  • Operate winder, logsaw, wrapper, case packer, case printer, case sealer, etc.
  • Complete roll changes, including webbing up the machine
  • Check and fill lamination, tail tie and pick up glues
  • Troubleshoot machine operation issues
  • Operate hand tools, pallet jacks, and fire extinguishers
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to complete product changeovers
  • Follow production schedules and complete production goals
  • Load boxes by hand to case packers
  • Maintain equipment and keep work environment clean
  • Follow company policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Ensure conformance to product specifications by completing all quality checks
  • Participate and ensure completing all job functions with the recognized safety guidelines
  • Papermaking team members are expected to learn and operate lift trucks
  • Other job duties as assigned




  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • One (1) year minimum consecutive production experience is preferred
  • One (1) year of forklift experience is preferred
  • Understand the importance of safety, team work, good attendance and production demands
  • Basic computer skills for production data entry
  • Ability to successfully complete pre-employment testing (background, physical, drug test)
  • Ability to work with heights and different powered equipment
  • The ability to work rotating twelve (12) hour shifts and a varying schedule, including days, nights, holidays and weekends
  • Non-rotating positions are based on seniority and may take three (3) years or longer to achieve


Why Work at Cascades


  • $22.27 / hour to start
  • 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: Eau Claire

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