Berry Global Machine Operator in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

Machine Operator

  • Job ID: 5486

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Shift: 12 Hour Day

  • Location: SIOUX FALLS, SD

  • Education Required: High School or GED Preferred

  • Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Major Responsibilities

Set up, run and adjust manufacturing equipment to produce quality plastic film and bag products in a safe work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow and support all Company safety, GMP and HACCP policies

  • Maintain a safe work environment by following safety policies and conducting daily section inspections

  • Perform required quality checks and understand quality standards

  • Adjust equipment to maintain good yields

  • Adjust equipment to maximize production

  • Make minor repairs on equipment and aid in trouble shooting with maintenance technicians.

  • Make timely changeovers to reduce scrap

  • Make adjustments on separator, input speed and alignment

  • Make minor repairs to the separator, change wires and dancer bar.

  • Adjust timing, air pressure and dwell time on 403-Folders

  • Set up and rebuild printers

  • Maintain good housekeeping

  • Change screens and clean dies on extruders

  • Set up tapers and change tape rolls

  • Make adjustments to length, width and weight of bag product.

  • Know pallet stacking formations for all orders

  • Shut down a line following procedure

  • Assist in packing as needed.

  • Assume other duties deemed necessary

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly manages a section of up to 6 employees or more. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualification Requirements

Ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments

Knowledge in operating an extruder and air rings

Ability to string up lines

Ability to read and understand work orders

Knowledge in navigating different computer programs

Ability to operate a fork lift

Ability to train new employees


3 to 6 months experience as a Production Packer and/or working in a manufacturing-related field.

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.