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Berry Global MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN 7P-7A in BENSON, North Carolina


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.



  • Performs all tasks in a safe manner, wearing required PPE and following all safety regulations.

  • BBS participation.

  • Know and understand all Safety rules and guidelines to ensure work is performed safely.

  • Have a clear understanding of and strictly comply with LOTO policy.


  1. The Maintenance Technician will address any outages seen and will ensure, with the Reliability Engineer, that outages are worked until compliance.

  2. Work with Operations to address equipment issues an as needed basis. Support the dispatching of daily jobs with operations, planners and engineers

  3. Compile daily activities as needed for each shift

  4. Contact and schedule outside resources and contractors to support daily workload

  5. Contact additional resources when needed

  6. Be a primary trainer in the Department for PM’s, PdM, and utilizing reliability technology

  7. Attend Asset Meetings, Shift Takeover Meetings


The EMT will work with planning schedule overtime and vacation coverage based on the roster in their work area. They will look ahead and work with planning and the Reliability Engineer to ensure that their team is adequately

  1. staffed from a skill standpoint and take the appropriate measures. They will work with the Reliability Engineer to get the right personnel in the right area in order to run the operation in the most successful manner for that shift.

  2. The EMT will help to resolve conflicts among team members and will refer issues to higher authority when needed.

  3. The EMT will assist the Reliability Engineer in understanding training and development needs for associates as well as help execute the development of individuals.


  1. The EMT will serve as a conduit for 2-way communication for feedback between operators and maintenance resources in order to work in a collaborative manner.

  2. The EMT will coordinate with operations ensuring any down time is utilized effectively. They will also communicate with Planners any exceptions to the operations schedule so that appropriate adjustments can be made to the maintenance schedule.

  3. The EMT is responsible for communication and direction to technicians in the morning meetings. This includes opening the meeting with safety topics and discussion and directing emergency work that is outside of the plan.


  1. The EMT will attend downtime meetings, schedule meetings, safety meetings, asset meetings, safety reviews for their work area, and down day planning meetings.

  2. The EMT will be responsible for the accurate completion of all paperwork including but not limited to work orders, KPI’s, incident reports and the distribution technical data.

  3. The EMT will coordinate and assist technicians with trouble-shooting activities. The EMT will refer to the Reliability Engineer for root-cause solutions to recurring problems. They will follow the resource allocation procedure when problems are occurring.

  4. The EMT will be responsible for fulfilling the tasks as outlined in the daily task lists.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:

1) Ability to stand and walk 12 hours or more a day on concrete, solid metal or corrugated metal surfaces to perform

production duties.

  • Employee must be able to work 12 hour shifts.

  • Ability to sit while driving and operating material handling equipment 1- 3 hours per shift.

  • Ability to sit while entering data into computers, reviewing data, completing reports, etc.

  • Ability to push a wheeled cart filled with scrap, weighing up to 400 lbs., through manufacturing area

  • Employee must be able to climb, bend, stoop and crawl.

  • Employee must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

  • Required to frequently ascend and descend up to three flights of stairs over extremely fast moving machinery.

  • Required to safely access fast moving machinery which includes rolls with inward nip points.


  • Area may or may not be air conditioned or heated, and may be humid and hot or cold depending on seasonal conditions.

  • Exposure to hot and/or abrasive surfaces.

  • Required to be in tight spaces on occasion and to heights daily.

  • Possible exposure to noise levels over 90 decibels for 12 hours at certain locations.

  • Moving machinery or moving objects on production floor.

  • Floor surfaces slippery at times.

  • Exposure to chemicals which may cause eye or skin irritation and/or burns, and irritation to respiratory system.

  • Exposure to static electricity on occasion.

  • Exposure to and use of sharp implements at times.

  • Exposure to outside elements on occasion.


  • Ability to make decisions regarding work priorities.

  • Ability to read charts and document numbers and events on paper and in computer.

  • Ability to read electrical indicators and laboratory equipment indicators.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to interact with digital and basic computerized record & control systems.

Education (Degree/Major)

Associate’s Degree in Industrial Electronics or equivalent, preferred. HS or GED equilvent required


Six Sigma Certification (Black or Green) and TPM – preferred, not required

Work Experience

5+ years of manufacturing experience



  • Technical Mastery

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Microsoft Office

  • Ergonomics

  • Trouble shooting skills

  • JDE

  • Process Management

  • Understanding asset capability

  • Product Knowledge

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Communication

  • Develop communication plans (i.e.-business changes, event changes, etc.)

  • Driving PGI core values

  • Change Leadership & Management

  • Establish a sense of urgency and business case

  • Empower employees

  • Aligning key stakeholders

  • People Leadership

  • Motivating, inspiring, and energizing employees

  • Conflict resolution

  • Coaching and counseling

  • Performance management Written communication clear and concise.

  • Creativity –

  • Can adapt/transfer new methods or ideas to situations to maximize results.

  • Integrity –

  • Takes responsibility for mistakes, respects confidentiality, completes commitments on time

  • Team & Winning Spirit –

  • Ability to work effectively with others to achieve goals.

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 2024-23063

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 1203 CHICOPEE RD