Machine Operator - Lead

$500 Retention Bonus after 90 days 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!
General Summary:The general scope of this position's responsibility is to work closely with the Helpers, Set Up Techs and the Supervisors. You must also be able to work closely with the Quality Control Technicians in case of quality problems. You must be able to perform all of your duties in a safe and timely fashion. The Machine Operator's main responsibility is to keep the line running acceptable quality product.
Essential Job Functions:
Maintain operation of designated line.
Be able to supervise Helpers on line and be responsible for their actions.
Ability to take ownership of the line when it is down and be responsible for getting the line back up and running under normal running conditions.
Ability to train their helpers to perform properly in accordance with the helper's responsibilities.
Responsible for following safety rules, such as wearing safety gloves, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection and safety glasses in assigned areas and the appropriate safety procedures that apply. A technician is also responsible for the enforcement of safety rules to the helper.
Responsible for clean ups and daily clean up that is due by the end of the shift.
Ability to do all technician paperwork, key information into the computer system, and be responsible for all products run on the line.
Ability to understand the process and operation of the equipment.
Drive forklift as needed to move skids and/or supplies in a safe manner.
Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Prefer at least 3 years as Machine Operator.
Possess basic computer/typing skills.
Ability to understand/communicate English in oral and written form.
Ability to lift up to 65 lbs.
Ability and willingness to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime.
Basic supervisory skills.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to pass a drug test.
Ability to pass a forklift-driving test and drive a forklift to move skids and/or supplies in a safe manner.
Ability to work a PM shift if needed.
Ability to follow safety procedures and wear all PPE (personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, hearing protection and steel toed shoes).

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