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Posting Start Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Richmond, BC, CA

Company: Cascades

Job Description


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 10,000 employees, who work in more than 80 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 Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor and working as part of the maintenance team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and rebuilding corrugate manufacturing machinery.
  • Maintaining and repairing pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and components.
  • Completing planned work order requests on time.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.



The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Valid Inter-Provincial Red Seal Millwright certificate.
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years experience in a production/manufacturing environment. 
  • The successful candidate will primarily be scheduled for day and afternoon shifts.  Graveyard shift coverage will be required at times.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Welding experience will be considered an asset.


  • Starting pay rate is $46.07/hour
  • A benefit plan that offers 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.
  • Extended Health Benefits are effective the first day of the month following the date of hire. Balance of benefits come into effect following the completion of probationary period.
  • Membership in the BC Pulp & Paper Pension Plan. The contribution levels are 10% employer contribution and 8% employee contribution with bridging benefits at the age of 60.
  • Afternoon and graveyard shift differentials.
  • Leadhand 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

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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. 


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. Cascades have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 10,000 women and men working in a network in almost 80 operating units located in North America. 

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