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First Operator

Posting Start Date: Jan 7, 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 close to 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.



Backed by more than 50 years of experience in industrial operations within Cascades, Cascades CS+ offers a unique array of project management and engineering services to the various Cascades units, as well as to other businesses. Its wide range of expertise allows it to offer advisory services for optimizing products and processes, managing and delivering projects, supporting energy efficiency, and refurbishing used equipment. 

Job Description

The Operator is responsible for all production activities involved including set-up, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations. Safety, efficiency and quality are of top concern.

Accuracy and attention to detail will ensure the candidate’s success in this position.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

    • Obtain order and verify stock specifications and condition.
    • Ensure set-up is complete and accurate in regards to checking ink requirements, washing used plates, setting the hopper, kicker, and gates and preparing raw material loads
    • Complete necessary administrative duties and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Turn in maintenance orders to supervisor for repairs. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including conduct, Health & Safety and maintaining good housekeeping, as well as all government regulations.
    • Ensure compliance with set policies and procedures within I.S.O. 9001-2000.
    • Assist second and/or third operators with job duties on machine
    • 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.

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