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Student - Production

Posting Start Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Scarborough, 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 close to 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.



Backed by more than 50 years of experience in industrial operations within Cascades, Cascades CS+ offers a unique array of project management and engineering services to the various Cascades units, as well as to other businesses. Its wide range of expertise allows it to offer advisory services for optimizing products and processes, managing and delivering projects, supporting energy efficiency, and refurbishing used equipment. 

Job Description

Cascades Containerboard Packaging - Lithotech is looking for Summer Students to assist with general labour duties over the course of the summer.

Job Responsibilities

  • General housekeeping and maintaining standards of cleanliness throughout the manufacturing facility
  • Perform general material handling duties
  • Assist machine operators and crew with other duties, as assigned
  • Manually feed stock into the machine and ensure that the machine is kept continually stocked and running
  • Complete quality checks on corrugated sheets (i.e., de-lamination, off register, defects, etc.)
  • Ensure safety lockouts are performed according to proper procedure
  • Maintain a safe, clean work area and follow all safety procedures (including lockout/tagout), 5S, AIB and other applicable standards


  • Must have High School Diploma
  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university program
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have fluent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Have the ability to read and comprehend written/verbal instructions and mathematical measurements
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and computer literacy skills
  • Must be able to respect individuals, the organization, occupational health and safety, authority, the community and the team
  • Must have a willingness and ability to learn new concepts and apply this learning
  • Must have good teamwork skills and be people-oriented; must be able to effectively communicate
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have good attention to detail
  • Must be able to work professionally under the pressure of daily deadlines and possess excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to cope with stress
  • Must show initiative
  • Must be comfortable working with large machinery
  • Must be able to work in a hot (not temperature controlled), physically demanding environment (lifting up to 50lbs)

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.

Job Segment: Intern, Industrial, Engineer, Project Manager, Facilities, Entry Level, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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