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AUTOMATION PACKER/INSPECTOR - Overnight

Berry Global

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HANOVER, MD
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Overview

Berry Global,  headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue, 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 280 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 47,000 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 www.berryglobal.com.

 

Responsibilities

AUTOMATION PACKER/INSPECTOR – NIGHTS 7PM-7AM

 

 

Work just 15 days a Month with a Rotating Schedule!!!(Bi-weekly Schedule:  work Monday & Tuesday, off Wednesday & Thursday, work Friday, Saturday & Sunday, off Monday & Tuesday, work Wednesday & Thursday, off Friday Saturday & Sunday then the schedule starts over)

 

AUTOMATION PACKER/INSPECTOR - Using provided materials and packing cartons, efficiently inspect and pack defect-free PET containers, label and move product, and maintain safe-clean work area. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following. Other duties may be assigned:

 

  • Packs at designated lines and maintains production-based speed.
  • Lines, pads as needed and assembles cartons.
  • Practices quality packing procedures while obtaining and sorting product.
  • Keeps accurate record of spoilage and quality charting.
  • May weigh containers and adjust quantity.
  • May close and seal packed boxes.
  • May label packed boxes with product information.
  • Packs special arrangements or selections of product.
  • Inspects materials, products, and containers at each step of packaging process.
  • Records information such as weight, time and date packaged and defects found during packaging. Discards scrap to proper bins.
  • Communicates problems to supervisor and operator. Also communicates with other packers at shift change to promote efficiency and quality.
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized removes cardboard and trash once per shift or more if needed.
  • Understand and practices general work rules, safety rules and good manufacturing procedures.
  • Bails the Cardboard when Bailer is full.
  • Operates the Palletizer.
  • Clears product jams in the robot (automation – robot is a programmed arm that packs finished goods into a specific pack pattern.) Potentially resets the robotic arm after clearing jam.
  • Has the ability to work multiple lines at the same time that are automated (palletizer, robotic pack arm, etc.).
  • Assists with training new employees.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  • Responsible for maintaining and adhering to established Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP) and Safety Quality Foods (SQF) compliance requirements.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

One to three months related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have prior experience operating a Palletizer.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract and to multiply and divide.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and hearing protection is provided.