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Production Operator

Posting Start Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Scappoose, OR, US

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.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Complete roll changes, including webbing up the machine
  • Check and fill lamination, tail tie and pick up glues
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues
  • Operate hand tools, pallet jacks, and fire extinguishers
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures to complete product changeovers
  • Follow production schedules and complete production goals
  • Maintaining a high standard of quality for finished products through quality checks and inspection of various machines
  • Load boxes by hand to case packers when case packer is down
  • Maintain equipment and keep work environment clean
  • All other duties as assigned




  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent; able to read and write legibly.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, stable under pressure and organized, while staying within safety rules and regulations
  • Safety centered mindset
  • Ability to be accountable and create a strong attendance record
  • Must have mechanical and technical aptitude with an ability to understand converting equipment design concepts and troubleshoot
  • Must have demonstrated track record of ownership and interest in the success of your current assignment. This commitment to success should be demonstrated across all crews, not just on the assigned crew
  • Must be able to operate various machinery and equipment
  • Must be able to walk/stand for majority of shift (10-12 hours)
  • Must be able to lift between 50-70 lbs


Schedule: 24/7 facility - will need to have availability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays. Production operators work a rotating shift, four 12-hour shifts then four days off switching between days and nights.


Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, vacation time


To apply, please send an email to daphne_desouza@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: Portland Oregon

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