Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Jul 17, 2024

Location: NIAGARA FALLS, NY, US, 14303

Company: Cascades


Welcome home! 

At Cascades, Sustainable Development means Respecting the True Nature of our 10,000 talents. We put you first: 


  • Salary range for Production Operator  from $21.30 with potential to scale up! 
  • Schedule (Rotating twelve (12) hour shifts and a varying schedule, including days, nights, holidays and weekends)
  • Hours from 6;45am to 6:45pm and 6:45pm to 6:45am.  
  • The ability to earn $60,000 within your first year. 

  • Company-sponsored health and dental coverage available for the first of the month following date of hire. 

  • 401(k) Retirement plan with company match, and discretionary bonus 

  • Profit sharing program for regular employees after 1 year 

  • Nine paid holidays 

  • Generous vacation schedule 

  • Double time on Sundays 

  • Advancement opportunity 

  • Robust learning and development program with state-of-the-art e-learning system 

  • Wellness allowance, education allowance, safety shoes, and uniforms 

  • Normal schedule includes OT after training period. 

  • 15 days off a month with our 12-hour shift rotation that includes holidays and weekends. 

  • Temp to regular with typical 1500-hour probation 


Develop your talents by applying your expertise within our facility in Niagara Falls, as the Production Operator :


  • Trained on up to 3 machines in your first year with a rate increase after successful certification. 

  • Follows all safety rules and procedures; attends and participates in daily crew safety. 

  • Learn the layout of the mill and gain knowledge of the papermaking process. 

  • Cleans up areas of the mill (stock off floor, slab paper, and other cleaning assignments); assists as general labor on equipment shutdowns. 

  • Works as a team with fellow operators on a variety of production responsibilities and problem-solving scenarios. 

  • Train to load and unload raw material and finished product. 

  • Assists with paper machine problems. 

  • Completes other tasks as requested by supervisor. 


There's no one quite like you! Respect your true nature by puting forward your strengths: 


  • Adaptable, hardworking, and a quick learner 

  • Comfortable working in extreme weather conditions 

  • Good record of attendance and safety 

  • Open and willing to move crews. 

  • Continuously utilizes the following soft skills. 

  • Communication 

  • Teamwork 

  • 1-2 years' experience ideally in a manufacturing background. 


We look forward to meeting you! 


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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