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Berry Global INSPECTOR/PACKER - EVCL (Kansas Rd.) in EVANSVILLE, Indiana

Overview

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 berryglobal.com

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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.

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.

Location US-IN-EVANSVILLE

Job ID 2020-8307

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

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