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Extrusion Operator

Posting Start Date: Nov 22, 2020

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

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.

CASCADES SPECIALTY PRODUCTS GROUP

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

Cascades Flexible Packaging is currently looking for a skilled and motivated Extrusion Operator to join the Extrusion team based in Mississauga, ON

Compensation & Benefits
  • The wage rate for a Extrusion Operator position is between $21- $27 per hour depending on the experience and skill level of the candidate
  • The Company also provides employees a full benefits package (includes extended health, dental, vision care, life insurance, EFAP, LTD, RRSP etc.).
  • Profit sharing scheme for all employees
  • Company supplies uniforms and an annual safety boot allowance
  • The position offers the opportunity and training to grow
  • Specialized training given by technical experts in the industry
Job Responsibilities

Extrusion Operator is responsible for the below job tasks:

  • Extrusion Operator must be flexible to work rotating 12-hour day and night shifts
  • Perform job sets up, adjustments, startups and shutdowns in accordance with specifications and standard operating procedures
  • Adjust the operating speed of extruders to meet optimal targets set by company
  • Perform a variety of duties related to safe and successful operation of extruders and auxiliary equipment, including blenders, vacuum loading systems, roll carts, skid wrappers etc.
  • Monitor/inspect/report safety, film quality, production and equipment condition by effectively using SAP, MES and Machine Board systems and reports like Extrusion Setup Checklist, Transition Sheets etc.
  • Report findings to Supervisor or Specialist and work with them to resolve any cause of defect.
  • Ensure quality of film and raw materials meet or exceed customer and company standards
  • Participate in cross training on other company equipment
  • Follow established safety protocols, report any H&S issues and assist in near miss or accident investigations
  • Wear all personal safety equipment as required by company
  • Maintain clean and safe conditions around work areas and equipment
  • Must be able to work overtime as required beyond standard work hours

 

Qualifications
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent, Proficiency in reading, writing and basic math
  • 3+ years of blow film extrusion, multilayer extrusion experience is ideal
  • Basic knowledge of blown film extrusion raw materials

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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