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Berry Global OPERATOR - Days in MANCHESTER, Iowa


Berry Global 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 2019 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


Assure efficient manufacturing of a quality product that meets or exceeds customer expectations.



· Perform changeovers and completes changeover setup form

· Arranges assistance for changeover

· Responsible for the cleaning of blenders and other equipment for material changes

· Pre-blend and oversee the blending or mixing of resins in off-line as well as on line

· Completes paperwork for production sheet, labor log, scrap sheet and daily functional check sheet.

· Make sure scrap gets weighed and recorded on shift paperwork or entered into MRP system

· Set all secondary equipment (printer, punches, venting, portable winders, etc)and test functionality to assure proper set-up and operation

· Watches for and reacts to stack light alerts

· Supports and complies with safety and environmental guidelines

· Make machine adjustments as needed to maintain required product quality and/or as identified by Packer/Inspector

· Implements Berry incident protocol for medical assistance and applies first aid if trained

· Identifies equipment shortfalls and completes maintenance request forms

· Closes orders in system when complete

· Identifies and strives to meet expected rates or standards of production and notes correct variance code in system

· Collects, weighs and documents all scrap; enters in system

· Assures that repro is being run into product at predetermined

· Bill of Materials adjustments and corrections

· Works a 12 hour day, 3 & 4 days a week (84 hours every two weeks); weekend work is mandatory


Secondary Responsibilities include:

· Continue to check run rates.

· Performs quality checks front to back (resins, silos, computer info., blender settings, etc.)

· Ensures tools are in proper location

· Ensures axillary equipment is in working condition (press, vents V-board, etc.)

· Ensures the ink room is in proper order

· Cleans around extruders and blenders

· Documents any maintenance and safety concerns

· Perform all duties of a Utility



· Basic math skills

· Solid computer skills

· Good English skills; Bilingual a plus (Spanish, Vietnamese)

· Experience with blown film extrusion

· Ability to troubleshoot & solve problems

· Ability to provide guidance and leadership

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Must be punctual; at line on time

· Ability to use and read a ruler, tape measure and gauge caliper device.

· Can read and follow written and verbal instructions & specifications in English

Physical Demands

· Regularly required to stand, walk and communicate

· Ability to see and hear

· Regularly required to move up to 50 lbs.

· Regularly required to stretch and bend

· Frequently climb towers up to 45 feet high (cannot have fear of heights)

· Regularly required to climb or balance

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 2021-9422

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing