Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: RICHMOND, British Columbia, CA, V6V 1N6

Company: Cascades

We are looking to fill a Production Operator position at our Richmond location. This is a rotating position so you need to be available for all shifts. If you have experience as a machine operator we are looking for you. If you or someone you know would be interested in this position don't hesitate and apply today.

Why Work For Cascades


Starting rate - $26.97/hour (with premiums of afternoons and night shifts)

Shift - Rotating days, afternoons, nights every 2 weeks (must be be flexible)



  • Extended health benefits, dental benefits, life insurance, and accidental death & dismemberment insurance. Premiums are covered 100% by the company.
  • Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability benefits premiums covered 70% employer and 30% employee.
  • Pension Plan. The contribution levels are 10% employer contribution and 8% employee contribution with bridging benefits at the age of 60.
  • Lead hand and First Aid Premiums available
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program is available.
  • 2 - 7 weeks of vacation, pending years of service.
  • Supplemental vacation after 5 years of continuous service.
  • 13 paid plant holidays (all statutory holidays including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, and one floating holiday).
  • Opportunity for overtime.
  • A Share Purchase Plan after one year of continuous service
  • Profit sharing that is unique to all other companies after one year of service


Job Responsibilities

  • Be available for a three-shift rotation including days, afternoons, graveyards and weekends
  • Be available for both 8 and 12-hour shifts
  • Operate machinery in a safe and controlled manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely utilizing safe work guidelines and established safe work practices
  • Demonstrated ability to perform quality checks on the finished product



  • A minimum education level of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a manufacturing environment working on production machinery
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs on a repetitive basis
  • Must be mechanically and mathematically inclined
  • Ability to read production specification sheets
  • Must be computer literate – previous work experience with CTI will be considered an asset
  • An energetic, enthusiastic and goal-oriented approach
  • Demonstrate the fundamental values of Cascades Richmond (Naturally Respectful, Strong Together, Speak Truthfully, Fierce Determination)
  • Comfortable working in a unionized environment.


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