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Machine Operator

Posting Start Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Lancaster, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge

Currently hiring production machine operators. These positions are for 2nd shift (2PM - 10PM) and the starting rate is $18.52/hour plus $0.45 shift differential. This rate can increase to $19.59/ hour plus shift differential after a 90 probationary period. Upon hire, candidates will complete a pre-employment assessment, physical/drug test, and background check.

Job Responsibilities

As a Production Operator, you will:

• Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner by following all company safety rules and procedures
• Continuously improve set-up times and run efficiencies
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and use problem solving skills to make quick decisions to improve production
• Perform quality checks to ensure customer satisfaction
• Maintain entire work area around machine to ensure it is kept neat and clean following 5S criteria
• Maintain all necessary production records and reports and reviews manufacturing cards for variances
• Report breakdowns, damages, and excess wear of production tools and equipment
• Load and unload materials to and from machines as required
• Lead production crew with integrity by being an example of an excellent employee


A successful candidate will possess the following:

• Excellent attendance and punctuality
• Reliable transportation
• Mechanical aptitude for production equipment
• Mathematical aptitude
• Basic troubleshooting skills
• Familiarity with common tools
• Basic computer skills to include data entry
• Ability to learn and use basic measuring devices such as rulers
• Ability to write and record information legibly
• Ability to read, understand, and follow work instructions
• Attention to detail
• Self-starter
• Strong work ethic
• Performs basic troubleshooting on equipment.
• Understands basic quality standards. Able to inspect for specific quality attributes.
• Attention to detail, asks for clarification when uncertain of quality requirements.

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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: Buffalo

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