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Berry Global AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN in AURORA, Illinois

Overview

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!

PURPOSE:

Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor or Team Lead, provides technical support in the automation areas; observes all safety rules and conducts assigned duties in a safe manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follows all Company policies regarding safety, quality and attendance. Performs duties in a safe manner and reports all observed safety hazards to the Shift Supervisor or other management personnel. Leads by example and maintains a safe environment for self and co-workers.

  • Maintains packaging levels on all equipment in the automation areas; orders packaging as necessary based on Traveler (BOM) to verify that the correct packaging and supplies are used and returns unused packaging to warehouse following established procedures.

  • Completes all product changes and sets up new products on all automated equipment.

  • Logs a variety of production Finished Goods (FG) data and inputs into automated tracking system as needed.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area; meets or exceeds plant and department housekeeping standards. To maintain a clean and orderly work place, Automation Technicians may be assigned additional housekeeping responsibilities throughout the plant as needed.

  • Properly packages finished goods to include correct use of labels, outers and pallet patterns. Responsible for verifying, executing and proper packaging of all finished goods to achieve the best cosmetic presentation possible, as well as stretch wrapping pallets, printing and applying labels on finished goods.

  • Responsible for reporting any preventive maintenance (PM’s) needed on all automated equipment including: conveyor systems, case packers, robotic palletizing system, Stretch wrappers, labeler and all such equipment as may be added/changed in the automation area.

  • Participates in employee driven teams to address scrap, quality, safety or other production related issues.

  • May conduct pre-shift meeting with employees to provide information on production, quality, safety, policy issues.

  • Other duties may be assign

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-IL-AURORA

Job ID 2020-7140

Position Type Regular Full Time

Category Manufacturing

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