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Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Posting Start Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Cascades




Cascades Flexible Packaging (CFP) is located in Mississauga, Ontario. The plant operates on a 24/7 basis with a mix of continental rotating shift work. CFP operates single and multi-layer blown film extruders, as well as, two world-class wide web flexo presses that manufacture printed film for a diverse range of end consumer applications.  With a focus on sustainability and green initiatives, the plant continuously cultivates its safety program and strives for employee-driven improvements.




We are currently looking for Material Handlers and a Shipper/Receiver to become part of our warehouse team working in the Logistics department.  We need people who care about the work they do, with a positive attitude, good attendance, quality-focused with strong attention to details.


Material Handlers


  • Loading and unloading inventory in a safe manner into racks and trailers using lift trucks
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurately packed/wrapped according to customer specifications and free of damage
  • Assists with inventory cycle counts, occasionally transports materials between two warehouses
  • Works with incoming/outgoing shifts to pass on pertinent information to the current team
  • Follow established safety protocols , wear all PPE and report health & safety hazards
  • Maintain clean and safe condition of equipment and surrounding work area
  • Support department with additional duties assigned by the supervisor





  • Material Handler duties plus you will supervise material handlers, ensure safe operations of forklifts, provide training and evaluations on safety procedures
  • Coordinates with the planning department on shipment and production schedules and achieve established production goals
  • Organizes distribution and shipping of merchandise by verifying the quality and quantity of items against supporting documents
  • Interacts with transport drivers, transportation brokers to ensure on-time pickups and deliveries, problem solve or troubleshoot deficiencies in shipments
  • Oversee inventory cycle counts, maintains inventory storage area, and occasionally participates in local area deliveries or pickups
  • Maintain an organized department according to specified materials locations and keeps equipment in safe operating condition by performing required inspections and maintenance
  • You must have 2+ years supervisory experience, Microsoft Office & SAP knowledge required





  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Certified forklift operator with knowledge of pallet jacks, double reach truck & counterbalance
  • Experience operating in narrow aisle warehouse, valid G driver’s license
  • Basic reading, math and computer skills for data entry
  • Available to work 12-hour monthly rotating shifts and some weekends





  • Material Handlers between $19 - $22
  • Shipper/Receiver starting at $24+ depending on experience
  • Excellent company benefits package and RRSP plan
  • Profit Sharing Bonus twice a year
  • Free Uniforms & Safety Shoe Allowance
  • Career Advancement Opportunities


Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.  All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

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