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Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

At Berry, 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. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit

The Machine Operator is a mid-level technical position that is responsible for operation of all production line equipment.


  • Follow all Berry safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Follow OSHA rules and regulations

  • Monitor quality of product; inspects bottles for defects, inspects boxes for damage and properly follows customer pack patterns

  • Communicates and cooperates with other employees in a positive and constructive manner to achieve the Goals of the Department and the Plant.

  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines;

  • wear protective clothing, long-sleeved shirt, jeans or slacks, hair net, latex gloves and practices good hygiene

  • maintain general housekeeping/5S of assigned work area

  • Minimize scrap on each machine, verify correct color concentration

  • Prepare for and monitor product changeovers, verify line clearances.

  • Compare cycle times to standards

  • Pack bottles to support packers at breaks/lunches

  • Verify correct operation of downstream equipment

  • Verify that we are producing good quality bottles at restarts

  • Perform Daily and weekly preventive maintenance on assigned equipment

  • Preform equipment troubleshooting and minor repairs.

  • Complete machine production line reports

  • Responsible for identifying and reacting to various sounds and alarms

  • Assist Material Operator with responsibilities as needed

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Put product on hold for quality issues

  • Stop Work


  • High school diploma/GED or three years of experience with production equipment or six months as a Berry Packer

  • Must have the ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

  • Must be able to monitor quality of machine output

  • Capable of lifting (up to 35 pounds).

  • Able to work in a production environment, recognizing various sounds and alarms

  • Must be able to follow all department procedures and directives.

  • Must be able to perform all duties in a safe and effective manner.

  • Must have written and verbal communication skills


  • Manufacturing experience

  • Experience with Stretch/ Injection Blow Molding Equipment, especially Nissei, Aoki, Sidel and Husky

  • Computer skills in Word, Excel Power Point and JDE

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.


Job ID 2020-7363

Position Type Regular Full Time

Category Manufacturing