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Materials Technician

Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2021

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Technical Supervisor, the Materials Technician's is the  key asset to making the customer's dream a tangible product by liaising between all departments and ensuring the machines can produce the requests. You use your SAP knowledge and understanding of the specificality of the equipment to deliver accurate material creation. You have a strong communication with design team and make sure you understand the project and client’s particularity, ensuring that material is completed on time, in accordance with user requests, quote and operation guidance. 

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate material creation phase with multiple departments such as; CSR, Design, Graphic and Operation
  • Verify routing through validation of specs
  • Create and modify material in SAP​, confirming optimal machinery and plant
  • Support tooling ordering and/or Validate tooling is in place (dies, plates, inks)
  • Under Sales & Operations governance, take charge of material transfer when needed​
  • Maintain machine specifications and escalate to the governance committee if a change is required to exceed customer's requirements 
  • Receive production requests, filter and take corrective actions when necessary
  • Support design-related functions as required such as CAD drawings

Your background and strengths

  • Education in related field or experience in a similar role 
  • SAP software knowledge would be considered an asset
  • Understanding of corrugated and/or packaging industry is a definite asset
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to manage mandates autonomously
  • Ability to proactively address issues and problems by proposing solutions
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent organizational skills and versatility
  • Teamwork and ability to develop internal relations and contacts

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.


About Cascades 

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 business units located in North America and Europe.


Nearest Major Market: Albany

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