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Berry Global Material Handler in BETTENDORF, Iowa

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The Forklift Operator is a middle level position that is responsible for acting in a

safe manner while operating forklifts for production purposes. Position requires

continuous on and off of forklift.

BERRY GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for movement of all materials to and from the production department

  • Safe and effective operation of forklifts, clamp trucks and pallet jacks

  • Responsible for daily pre-shift forklift checks, including battery changes

  • Inspect for properly packaged product for shipment to our customers

  • Must obtain/maintain fork truck certification

  • Consistently lift boxes that weigh up to 35lbs.

  • Properly and completely fill out labels and paperwork

  • Verify correct weights and counts

  • Construct cardboard boxes from collapsed cartons

  • Willing and able to work overtime when needed

  • Must relieve packers for all breaks

  • Other duties as assigned

AUTHORITY:

  • Stop Work

  • Put damaged loads on hold

  • Move product to other locations if safety or quality is an issue

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

  • One year of forklift experience or six months as a full-time Berry Inspector/Packer

  • 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 perform all duties in a safe and effective manner.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Manufacturing experience

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent.

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. (https://careers-berryglobal.icims.com/jobs/23638/material-handler/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in_iframe=1&hashed=-1834445335)

Location US-IA-BETTENDORF

Job ID 2024-23638

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 2732 62ND STREET COURT

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