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Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Niagara Falls, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Do you want a career with a world class paper manufacturer?
Cascades is more than a global innovator and manufacturer of green products, it is the collective force of over 11,000 talented and highly respected individuals, who are empowered to succeed as one. The company’s history is built upon passion, talent, and a strong commitment to sustainable development. Today, Cascades is branching out with close to 90 facilities across North America and Europe.

A Cascades career currently includes:
• The ability to earn $50,000 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

What we look for:
• Safety: Must show a commitment to an interdependent safety-first attitude.
• Positive Attitude: Consistently display positive behavior that supports the organization’s goals and objectives.
• Education: High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.
• Mechanical skill: Must be mechanically inclined and understand mechanical principles.
• Endurance: This job entails bending, walking, lifting, and climbing throughout the shift. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on an occasional basis.
• Teamwork: Ability to work independently and in a team empowerment culture.
• Adaptability: Highly flexible with the ability to adjust to the demands of the job, produce high quality work, and can be depended on to complete assigned tasks. Must be a self-starter.
• Communication: Ability to communicate well with others and able to lead team meetings.
• Attendance: Superior attendance record.
• Experience: Some manufacturing experience and consistent work history preferred.
• Other: Applicants must pass background check, physical/drug screen.
• Hours: Must be available for rotation shifts, overtime, and job family rotation.

• You will be trained on up to 3 machine operator positions 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.


To apply, please send your resume to angelo_lang@cascades.com

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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 women and men.

About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.
Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe. 

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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