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Utility - Paper Machine

Posting Start Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Mechanicville, 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 Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the candidate will have the following Housekeeping – Warehouse, Winder area, paper machine, basement and other housekeeping activities as assigned. 

  • Supports quality, safety responsibilities:
  • Assist Shipper during day shift
  • Assist Plant Relief with prepping, wrapping & tagging rolls
  • Ability to operate Power Industrial trucks safely (Bail Clamp, Forklift, Roll clamp)
  • Covers vacancies in plant relief, utility-stock prep, shipping & receiving
  • Flexible
  • Other tasks as assigned by operators or supervision


  • Forklift experience, preferred
  • Flexible and ability to adapt to changing needs of the operation
  • Flexible to change jobs and varying job assignments often daily. 
  • Training and constant learning is required to support the business
  • Strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating swing shift schedule

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: Albany

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