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Berry Global Inspector Packer in EVANSVILLE, Indiana

Inspector Packer

  • Job ID: 8340

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: EVANSVILLE, IN (EVCL)

  • Education Required: GED

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.9B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 135 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 25,000 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!

BENEFITS

Berry offers three Anthem medical insurance plans. Full medical, dental and vision insurance are provided with this position. If elected, insurance coverage begins the first day of the month following 30 days of employment. Employees enrolled in a Berry medical insurance plan are eligible to use any of the three Deaconess at Work clinics. The health clinics provide primary care services, generic prescription medications, physicals, health screenings, and labs; all at little to NO COST to the employee or covered family member. Click here at https://www.deaconess.com/SpecialPages/Berry-Global/Home/FAQs learn more about the employee benefits with Berry Global!

Berry is proud to provide accumulated time off for:

  • Holidays

  • Vacation Time

  • Perfect Attendance Incentive

Eligible employees may enroll in the Berry group life insurance and long term disability plans. Berry also offers a variety of voluntary insurance products. Berry offers a free Employee Assistance Program (EAP). It is a confidential, voluntary service that provides professional counseling and referral services designed to help employees and their family members with personal, job or family-related matters.

Must be able to work any shift.

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing product inspections to determine conformance with specifications and packaging these products according to customer requirements.

Some of the job duties include:

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed at all times and immediately report unsafe working conditions or mechanical safety problems to the Shift Supervisor.

  • Understand the product line. Know the function of the product and any potential product defects that can adversely affect the function or application of the product.

  • Perform production verifications at the start of an order and each shift.

  • Perform the required visual inspections at the beginning of each shift and at the interval specified in the data acquisition software. Immediately notify the Manufacturing Coordinator if any defects are found.

  • Utilize the data acquisition software to determine which gauging (if necessary) must be performed during the production run to ensure quality standards are met.

  • Keep accurate documentation in the data acquisition software during the production run.

  • Inspect parts on the conveyor belts and in product containers throughout the shift, and perform liner inspections as required.

  • Assist the Material Technician in keeping the WIP hoppers supplied with parts.

  • If applicable, periodically check the glue tank level to ensure a proper supply of glue is available to the machine.

  • Properly package and handle the production per the assigned manufacturing specification.

  • Accurately record scrap and place the scrap in the proper containers.

  • Assist in the performance of machine startups and shutdowns and line clearances, and keep machine downtime to a minimum.

  • Keep the workstation clean and neat at all times by utilizing good housekeeping practices.

  • Assist in the training of fellow associates and perform other duties as assigned.

  • Participate in Lean and safety programs.

  • Follows applicable Food Safety and cGMP polices.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Interested applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills (written & oral).

  • Ability to work under direct supervision and to follow written instructions and techniques.

  • Ability to be trained on the use of powered industrial trucks.

  • Previous manufacturing experience is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus .

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to various types of equipment that have vibration. The noise level in the work environment requires hearing protection

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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.

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