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Berry Global Machine Operator in BETTENDORF, Iowa


About Berry

At Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), we create innovative packaging and engineered products that we believe make life better for people and the planet. We do this every day by leveraging our unmatched global capabilities, sustainability leadership, and deep innovation expertise to serve customers of all sizes around the world. Harnessing the strength in our diversity and industry-leading talent of over 40,000 global employees across more than 250 locations, we partner with customers to develop, design, and manufacture innovative products with an eye toward the circular economy. The challenges we solve and the innovations we pioneer benefit our customers at every stage of their journey. For more information, visit our website , or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.


The Machine Operator is a mid-level technical position that is responsible for operation of all production line equipment.


  • Follow all Berry safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Follow OSHA rules and regulations

  • Monitor quality of product; inspects bottles for defects, inspects boxes for damage and properly follows customer pack patterns

  • Communicates and cooperates with other employees in a positive and constructive manner to achieve the Goals of the Department and the Plant

  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines; wear protective clothing, long-sleeved shirt, jeans or slacks, hair net, latex gloves and practices good hygiene

  • Willing and able to work overtime when needed

  • Identify and report violations and unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel

  • Effectively respond in an Emergency Situation such as Fire, and Accident and direct the activities of others

  • Follow all Department Procedures and Directives


  • Minimize scrap on each machine, verify correct color concentration

  • Prepare for and monitor product changeovers, verify line clearances.

  • Compare cycle times to standards

  • Pack bottles to support packers at breaks/lunches

  • Verify correct operation of downstream equipment

  • Verify that we are producing good quality bottles at restarts

  • Perform Daily and weekly preventive maintenance on assigned equipment

  • Preform equipment troubleshooting and minor repairs.

  • Complete machine production line reports

  • Responsible for identifying and reacting to various sounds and alarms

  • Assist Material Operator with responsibilities as needed

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Stop Work

  • Put product on hold for quality issues



  • High school diploma/GED or three years of experience with production equipment or six months as a Berry Packer

  • Must have the ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

  • Must be able to monitor quality of machine output

  • Capable of lifting (up to 35 pounds).

  • Able to work in a production environment, recognizing various sounds and alarms

  • Must be able to follow all department procedures and directives.

  • Must be able to perform all duties in a safe and effective manner.

  • Must have written and verbal communication skills


  • Manufacturing experience

  • Experience with Stretch/ Injection Blow Molding Equipment, especially Nissei, Aoki, Sidel and Husky

  • Computer skills in Word, Excel Power Point and JDE

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 ID 2024-23636

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 2732 62ND STREET COURT