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Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Start Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Lancaster, NY, US

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


Currently seeking mechanics to service our manufacturing equipment including flexos, slotters, diecutters, and stitchers. Additional duties include servicing boilers, air compressors, electric lift trucks and building maintenance. The ideal candidate must be willing to accept a position on 2nd shift, regular hours of operation Monday through Friday 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Must also be able to work weekends and holidays when needed. Pay is based on years of experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform general plant maintenance
  • Implement preventative maintenance measures
  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol.
  • Get involve in safety committee
  • Any other task assigned by management.


The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • 5-7 years strong electrical and mechanical maintenance experience, preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude for production equipment
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understand how to work safely. Experience with different areas of maintenance including welding, electrical, hydraulics, steam, pneumatics and machining.
  • Knowledge of PLC computer programming, 3 phase electrical and control circuitry trouble shooting, and hydraulic experiences.
  • Self-starter
  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail, asks for clarification when uncertain of quality requirements.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance, Mechanic, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations

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