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Berry Global Production Operator in ODON, Indiana


Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $7.9B in revenue for fiscal 2018, 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 130 manufacturing facilities worldwide and employs over 24,000 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


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 Global 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 basis.

  • 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 documentation.

  • 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 Leader.

  • 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 University).

  • 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 high.

  • 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.



  • GED or High School Diploma required

  • 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 skills.

  • 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.

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-ODON

Job ID 2020-7110

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing