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Forklift Operator

Posting Start Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: Lachine, QC, 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 Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.

Job Description

Safely and efficiently remove bales from balers, load and/or unload trucks and trailers.  Grade, scale and document materials that have been received or shipped and assist Lead Hands with other duties as requested.


Must understand and practice the Company’s values, which includes treating each other with respect and dignity regardless of position and supports personal growth and continuous improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete and submit your preventive maintenance report, and immediately report any defects which may jeopardize the safe operation of your equipment.
  • Operate forklift safely and efficiently to remove bales from balers and to load and unload trailers.
  • Perform quality checks on each bale that is produced and report all deficiencies and contamination issues to the Lead Hand. 
  • Store baled product in warehouse according to the plant’s Inventory and storage standards.
  • Perform quality checks on each bale that is loaded onto trailers and/or containers.
  • Responsible to ensure that all daily housekeeping duties in your Department are completed.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your Lead Hand: e.g. plant cleaning, fibre sorting, and operation of other plant equipment in other divisions according to your training level.
  • Ensure a safe work environment by adhering to all health and safety regulations and Company safety rules and policies


  • Minimum 1year experience operating a sit-down counter balanced forklift

Information Aditionnelle

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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