• Berry Global
  • $31,065.00 -49,270.00/year*
  • Victoria, TX
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 2108 E Walnut Ave

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Machine Tender/Packer

+ **Job ID:** 5154

+ **Functional Area:** MANUFACTURING

+ **Position Type:** Full-Time Regular

+ **Shift:** Any Shift

+ **Location:** VICTORIA, TX

+ **Education Required:** No High School or GED

+ **Experience Required:** 1 - 3 Years


**Berry Global** (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what's important!


Responsible for the safe operation of winders, glue machines, and folder/stackers; packaging finished goods, making quality checks and handling scrap product. Assists with scrap reduction, housekeeping, and maintaining quality standards; observes all safety rules and conducts assigned duties in a safe manner.


+ Follows all Company policies regarding safety, quality and attendance. Performs duties in a safe manner and reports all observed safety hazards to the Senior Operator, Production Supervisor, Team Lead or Safety Coordinator. Acts as a role model for Safety on shift. Participates in Safety 100 program by reporting Unsafe Conditions, Unsafe Acts and Close Calls

+ Ensures a quality product through regular quality checks by reading and verifying line orders and spec sheets. Conducts regular product quality checks as required. Reports any out of spec products to the Senior Operator immediately. Follows all processes and procedures regarding product quality. Accurately and completely fills out quality check sheets to ensure consistent product checks.

+ Contributes to the smooth operation of their section, by partnering with the Senior Operators and Lead Packers to ensure safety, quality, production, and housekeeping meet or exceed world class standards.

+ Properly packages finished goods to include correct use of labels, chips, sleeves, twist ties, pallet patterns and code stamps. Responsible for proper packaging of all finished goods to achieve the best cosmetic presentation possible. Responsible for verifying and executing pallet patterns.

+ Maintains a neat and orderly work area; meets plant and department housekeeping standards. May be assigned additional housekeeping responsibilities throughout the plant as needed to maintain a clean and orderly work space.

+ Assigned to multiple winders, bag machines, etc. based on bag count and line speed, as deemed necessary by management.

+ Safely operates glue machines including jam clearing, filling carton magazines.

+ Participates in employee driven teams to address scrap, quality, safety or other production related issues.

+ Assists in giving breaks to other Packers on the lines as needed.


+ **Education:** Knowledge normally acquired through completion of a High school diploma or GED is preferred but not required.

+ **Experience:** In addition to the educational requirements previous manufacturing experience preferred.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ **Safety and Security** - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

+ **Quality** - Is dedicated to providing the highest quality products and services which meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.

+ **Quantity** - Ability to meet productivity standards; complete work in timely manner; strive to increase productivity; work quickly and accurately.

+ **Teamwork** - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.

+ **Language Skills** - Ability to read, and interpret procedure manuals, specification sheets and other product documentation. Ability to write simple reports and instructions. Must be able to read, understand and write in English. Speaks clearly; Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings. Ability to accurately complete required paperwork such as quality check sheets, product start up sheets, etc.

+ **Mathematical Skills -** Basic mathematical skills to be able to understand simple mathematical concepts such as percentages and ratios; Ability to read a weight scale and tape measure and/or ruler to perform quality checks and transfer to documents.

**Other Skills And Abilities**

+ Basic knowledge of computers is desired.

+ Must be able to perform repetitive motions in a fast paced environment.

+ Can work with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment.

**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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and/or walk for 8-hour shifts. Employee is also required to lift boxes of packaged product weighing up to 35 lbs. unassisted. Employee is required to use hands and fingers to retrieve product from bin/trays, and insert into packaging material.

**Work Environment**

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often subjected to changing priorities, time pressures and constraints, and a high level of job related stress. The work environment is noisy and hearing protection is required for all employees. Employees must be able to wear other PPE such as eye and foot protection as required. Must customarily have a high consciousness for personnel and equipment safety. Incumbents must be able to work any shift.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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