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General Helper

Posting Start Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Newtown, CT, US

Company: Cascades


Cascades is a global innovator and manufacturer of green products branching out to facilities across North America and Europe. The company's history is built on passion, talent, and a strong commitment to sustainable development. Above all, Cascades is the collective force of close to 11,000 highly respected individuals who are empowered to succeed as one.



Cascades Containerboard Packaging, a division of Cascades Canada ULC, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in the United States and Canada. Cascades Containerboard Packaging is the largest containerboard producer in Canada and is also a major Canadian manufacturer of corrugated products.


Position Summary

The primary duties of the General Helper includes safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking corrugated product, conducting quality checks, material set-up, and maintaining a clean and organized work space. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and operating complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Review work schedule, check equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, prepare for operations and/or check and perform/complete work that is left over from previous shift
  • Visually complete safety check of all equipment assigned to before starting machine center
  • Assist crew as needed
  • Assist in feeding and/or stacking corrugated sheets into or off the machine and onto skids as required
  • Able to transport up to 100 lbs.
  • Wear safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe shoes and other PPE as required
  • Clean area, secure all equipment and machinery, and complete all required paperwork
  • Able to work 8-12 hours Mon-Fri, weekends and holidays
  • Assist and/or Perform other work as required


Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to this position and safety regulations
  • Courteous, cooperative and efficient manner with customers and company personnel
  • Computer literate and able to read tape measure, caliper and production layouts
  • Able to multi task in an environment constantly changing priorities
  • Able to meet company safety standards and perform all job functions safely
  • Able to meet company quality and performance standards (machine center goals) in a timely manner
  • Organized and Detail Oriented
  • Team Player


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Cascades is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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