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Machine Operator Warehouse Associate


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 2018 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


Assists in setting up and operating thermoplastic extruders and associated production equipment to convert plastic resins into blown film for flexible plastic sheeting, tubing or bags. Performs manufacturing operations which will result in efficiently producing a flexible product on a timely basis that meets all the customer's product specifications.


  • Reviews Production Order Form specifications to ensure the correct equipment, packaging supplies and raw materials are available to produce a product that meets the customer's specifications.
  • Assists in performing equipment production setup under the direction of the Lead Operator or his designee. Set ups may include but are not limited to the following production equipment:
  • Sets up and controls extruder, in line press, and separated bag machine, including the die and tower to set film dimension and thickness
  • Perform quality checks


  • A High school diploma or GED preferred
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in blown film manufacturing preferred
  • Knowledge of supervisory skills
  • Ability to work any shift as needed

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.

Job Type: Full-time nights

Pay: $14.25/hr. with a .65 cent pay differential for nights


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour Night shift with 3 days off one week and 4 days off the next

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location:

  • One location 2201 Bell Ave. Des Moines, IA 50321

Typical start time:

  • 7PM

Typical end time:

  • 7AM

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • https://globalhub-berryglobal.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchRelation=keyword_all&searchLocation=12781-12799-DES+MOINES

Please apply online or e-mail resumes to Lynne Blake at LynneBlake@BerryGlobal.com


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