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Berry Global Material Handler in PEOSTA, Iowa


About Berry

Harnessing the strength in our diversity and industry-leading talent of 40,000+ employees across more than 250 global locations, we develop, design, and manufacture innovative products with an eye toward the circular economy. At Berry Global, we believe in the extraordinary power of people and their unique talents, experiences, and perspectives that help shape a shared future of innovation, inspiration, and influence. Every employee at Berry Global has the opportunity to make their mark on our company and the world around us. Together, we champion a people-first culture that cultivates individual growth, diversity, and collaboration, unleashing our collective strengths to forge a path to greater success for our company, people, and planet. Are you ready to Make Your Mark at Berry?For more information, visit ourwebsite ( , or connect with us on LinkedIn ( or X. (



A. Responsible for unloading rail cars and hopper trucks of resin into silos.

B. Responsible for maintaining control of resin lot numbers – in mixing log, on surge bins,

hoppers, silos, gaylords, barrels, and any container containing resin.

C. Responsible for maintaining color lot numbers and making sure correct colors are used.

D. Responsible for maintain a mixing log daily.

E. Responsible for the mixing of material which includes: pushing barrels weighing up to

300# onto tumbler to mix material, dumping partial barrels into other barrels or gaylords,

bending into gaylords or barrels to bucket out resin, color or regrind, lifting 50# bags of

resin to empty into barrel, mixing in portable blender and drain into gaylords.

F. Responsible for calibrating blenders in the mixing room for correct material blends.

G. Responsible for making sure machine hoppers are full of material.

H. Responsible for cleaning and maintaining all mixing, loading, and storage equipment.

I. Responsible for inputting and extracting information from a computer.

J. Responsible for completing paperwork regarding mixing, resin, regrind, color, and scrap.

K. Responsible for maintaining the grinding area.

L. Responsible for maintaining control of scrap and good regrind, keeping records and

compiling weekly reports.

M. Responsible for requisitioning material in and out of the mixing room.

N. Responsible for the construction of boxes.

O. Must be able to follow the ISO and Quality Management Systems.

P. All other duties as assigned.

All of the above are essential job functions.



A. Must be able to climb ladders. May have to assist another by reaching down for a

bucket of material and pulling it up or lifting a bucket of material up to another

(bucket weighs 25-30lbs, would be lifted to overhead height).

B. Must be able to climb ladders do perform color changes.

C. Pulling skids of finished product from production floor to Q-area with hand truck.

D. Packing of product – lifting boxes from floor level to approximately 5 ft. high. Boxes

weigh up to 35 lbs. (at this time). Stack packing when necessary.

E. Clean grinders – Must be able to offset weight of grinder when opening, so it does not

flip over. Remove and clean hopper loader, hoses and magnet (hopper loaders weigh

approximately 50lbs.). Clean mixing barrels.

F. Understand the flow of material (resin, color, regrind, etc) from the delivery to the

plant to the delivery to the machine to allow for competent communication.

G. Use a fork truck to move material in and out of the mixing room

H. Attendance is a crucial aspect of this position

I. Ability to work overtime when needed is a requirement of this position.

J. Must know and follow all GMP procedures.

K. Must be able to work safely and follow Safety Rules and Procedures.

L. Must be able to identify and report violations and unsafe conditions to appropriate


M. Must be able to wear protective clothing as hair net, uniform, steel toe shoes, gloves,

long sleeved shirt, and ear plugs.

N. Must be able to effectively respond in an Emergency Situation such as Fire, and

Accident and direct the activities of others.

O. Must be able to follow all Department Procedures and Directives.

All of the above are essential job functions.


Reports to Production Manager.


A. Manufacturing experience.

B. High school diploma or GED.

C. Ability to multi-task

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 2024-24406

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 19101 KAPP DR