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Finishing Operator

Posting Start Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: Guelph, ON, CA

Company: Cascades


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.

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Finishing Operator is responsible for assisting in the conversion of raw materials to finished goods.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

    • Setup and cleanup of machinery/work area accurately in accordance with proper set-up techniques
    • Bundling, pre-folding, stitching, taping and gluing
    • Inspecting orders to verify special instructions and routing – ensure quantities, sizing, printing etc.
    • Matching work orders to specifications
    • Monitor inventory of supplies for machinery (tape, glue, stitching wire, strapping)
    • Ensure finished boxes are properly bundled and stacked for unitizing and/or palletizing
    • Maximize equipment utilization by operating machinery at available capacity and speed
    • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner
    • Turn in maintenance orders to supervisor for repairs
    • Comply with all Company policies and procedures
    • Ensure compliance with set policies and procedures within I.S.O.
    • Additional duties related to or not related to this job classification as assigned by supervisor


    • Strong understanding of Health & Safety Rules and Regulations;
    • Ability to prioritize many tasks and execute results, which will promote customer satisfaction;
    • Ability to deal with conflict, stress and time constraints in an efficient, professional, courteous manner;
    • Understanding of ISO.

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.

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing

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