Berry Global Automation Set Up Technician in EVANSVILLE, Indiana

Automation Set Up Technician

  • Job ID: 6210

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: EVANSVILLE, IN (EVV)

  • Education Required: High School Diploma

  • Experience Required: Less than 1 year

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: Set-up automated equipment following mold changes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Remove and set-up equipment for mold changes.

  2. Check equipment for proper operation prior to mold change.

  3. Clean equipment prior to mold changes.

  4. Maintain tape machines and banding equipment for molding.

  5. Maintain chutes and tie bar covers.

  6. Maintain cleanliness of equipment storage areas and functionality of tools in work area.

  7. Assist with daily department functions.

  8. Ability to work overtime as needed.

  9. Maintain and enforce all company safety, environmental and department of health requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School diploma / GED equivalent.

  2. Strong organizational skills.

  3. Willingness to enter the apprenticeship as openings develop.

  4. Ability to lift 50 pounds a minimum of 4 times per mold change.

  5. Ability to lift 20 lbs. over shoulder height a minimum of 10 times per mold change.

  6. Ability to climb on and off a forklift safely and without assistance at a minimum of 16 times an hour.

  7. Ability to safely operate a forklift in high traffic, low clearance areas while not posing a safety risk to others. Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.

  8. Hearing sufficient to recognize and respond to shouted warnings, alarms and horns on forklifts.

  9. Ability to work at heights (with or without fall protection). Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.

  10. Able to climb ladders safely and without assistance for a minimum of 12 times per mold change. Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.

  11. Verbal communication adequate to use a radio and or paging system to contact other co-workers in other areas of the complex.

  12. Able to use both hands for effective manipulation of tools/parts.

  13. Able to work overhead or in awkward positions on a frequent basis.

  14. Ability to push/pull loads of approx 60 lbs at a minimum of 10 times per mold change.

  15. Stereoptic vision of 20/40 or better and peripheral vision of 70 degrees or greater and ability to read 10-12 point font at a distance of 12-18 inches.

  16. Able to stand/walk for 7 hours of an 8-hour shift.

  17. Hearing sufficient to recognize and respond to shouted warnings, alarms and horns on fork-lifts.

  18. Ability to work at heights (with or without fall protection). Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.

  19. Able to climb ladders safely and without assistance. Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in level of consciousness.

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.