Material Handler
Guelph, ON, CA
18d ago


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 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 Description

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Material Handler is responsible for the safe storage of raw materials, work in progress (WIP), finished goods and the supply of such materials to the machine centers for use within the manufacturing process.

This position is for a weekend shift. Saturday & Sunday 7 : 00am - 7 : 00pm OR 7 : 00pm - 7 : 00am. Please indicate which shift you are applying for within your cover letter / resume.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following :

  • Pick orders to be run per machines;Locate bales for production;Take-off finished products from machines;Move raw materials into assembly areas and organizing stock in the warehouse as required;
  • Coordinate orders via detailed verbal and written communication with other plant employees, Supervisors and Managers;Verify that the board matches order specificationsAssist shipping and receiving as needed, particularly with the loading of trucks and the verification and final inspection of orders;
  • Wrapping and strapping loads as needed; Adhere to and practice all safety rules as specified by company / legislation; Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner;
  • Other tasks and duties as specified by the Logistics Supervisor.

    Qualifications :

  • Valid tow motor / lift truck Certification and ability to display safe and proficient operation;Minimum three years experience in manufacturing environment with preference given to Corrugated / Packaging industry experience;
  • Strong understanding of Health & Safety Rules and Regulations; Ability to prioritize many tasks and execute results, which will promote customer satisfaction;
  • Ability to deal with conflict, stress and time constraints in an efficient, professional, courteous manner;Understanding of ISO.

    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.

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