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Production Operator

Berry Plastics Corporation
Odon, IN 47562


Odon, IN 47562

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Job Description:
Operator is a quality oriented, work team resource that
works assignment by assignment to support growth and
improvement for individuals and teams within Operations.
The Operator will also accept ownership for various
critical processes necessary to running the equipment
daily. In addition, this person will assist the Berry
team in achieving our vision of providing the highest
quality products that exceed customer expectations.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for promoting safety awareness and
keeping safety as a number one priority on a daily
  • Responsible for conducting monthly safety audits.
  • A high standard for Quality and an understanding of
the types of defects that will affect film
performance at the customer level.
  • Continuously pursues the establishment of a high
participation work team environment.
  • Assists the work team and follows criteria adhering
to the best practices.
  • Assist in training of co-workers.
  • Responsible for documenting trial results.
  • Responsible for trial preparation and trial plan
  • Update and maintain current ISO documentation and
incorporate Berry’s vision and values into daily
work team operations.
  • Coordinate other projects as assigned by the Team
  • Provide Operational skills during extrusion trials.
  • Ensure all raw materials, finished-good, and scrap
is accurately documented and organized.
  • Pursue cross training on all equipment.
  • Proactively pursue professional training to
strengthen applicable competencies (Berry
  • Responsible assisting in training needed to develop
Operator Trainees.
  • Participate in work team trouble shooting to help
document best practices.
  • Participate in all pretrial meetings.
Essential Functions:
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Climbing stairs
  • Working from secured platforms of up to 40 feet
  • Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Wear all personal safety equipment required by
Company policy and follow all Company safety
policies and procedures.
  • Understand and consistently perform daily tasks
i.e. (paperwork, computer entries, cleaning)
  • Ability to safety operate machinery.
  • Experience of sufficient length to prove competency
in the extrusion / slitting process and all aspects
of Shop Operations.
  • Results oriented.
  • Must possess good communications skills.
  • Demonstrates organizational and team building
  • Strong analytical, numerical, computer and
reasoning skills.
  • Desire to know how to operate most/all extrusion
and secondary processes.
  • Must have excellent attendance and safety record.
  • Must seek to understand the effects of process
changes on product quality.