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Posting Start Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: 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.


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 Responsibilities


  • To safely and efficiently perform sorting, grading and placement of recycled materials in their appropriate areas according to the specific Departments’ requirements and production standards.
  • Perform other duties as laid out by the Department Lead Hand e.g. housekeeping, equipment and yard cleaning, schaeffer washing, snow removal, assisting truck driver




  • High school
  • Previous experience in an industrial setting is preferable
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Work takes place in a recycling plant - exposure to seasonal hot/cold elements, handling dirty goods
  • Ability to stand for a long period of time.



•    Union position
•    Paid sick days
•    RRSP matching and stock options
•    Health benefits
•    Uniforms supplied
•    Shift premiums
•    Training opportunities
•    Overtime after 42.5 hours

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.