Material Handler

Relevant CTE Program:


Job Description:

Job Description:

The Material Handler is certified on a forklift through Cascades and must operate a T-Cart to move product through the facility. Look at and interpret information about orders through a computer and learn what machine each order must go to in the facility for the box to be made properly.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Move Corrugated sheets and finished units throughout the plant.
2. Operate moving conveyor line to move product.
3. Maintain all safety operations and inspections.
4. Successful in maintaining all equipment, procedures, and paperwork in compliance with ISO procedure.
5. Maintain housekeeping including keeping work area clean and 5S all tools and equipment.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All employees are required to have plant general duties such as sweeping, picking up and moving debris, sorting, and stacking supplies, and other various duties.

Company Name:

Cascades Containerboard Packaging - Schenectady

Application Deadline:

Not stated


Send resume to:
Jim Jocye, SPHR
HR Manager

Taylor Greklek
HR Assistant

Skills Needed:

1. Physical/manual requirement.
2. Teamwork Orientation.
3. Time Management.
4. Performance Management.
5. Results Driven.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to machine noises and airborne particles, which require employee to wear personal protective equipment, including a company provided mask, eyewear, and ear plugs. Employee must have their own steel-toe boots.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must be able to stand for 12-hour shifts. They must be able to perform repetitive tasks which may also occasionally require the employee to climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, or crouch, and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Age Requirement:

not stated

Certification Or Education Required:

Required Education and Experience
1. High school diploma or GED is preferred.
2. Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing-related experience preferred.

Preferred Education and Experience
• Training in general safety, electrostatic discharge awareness, foreign object damage awareness and quality system awareness.
• OSHA training.

Hourly Wage:




Full-time or Part-time:
This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week. Mandatory overtime of either 10- or 12-hour shift when needed, including Saturdays and Sundays.

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time