Scrap Processor

Berry Plastics Alsip , IL 60803

Posted 3 months ago

Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of 'Always Advancing to Protect What's Important.' With $7.9B in revenue for fiscal 2018, 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 130 manufacturing facilities worldwide and employs over 24,000 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


Process various types of plastic through shredder / grinder for preparation to sell or reprocess.


  • Ability to walk, work, and stand for 12 hours at assigned work station in non-climate controlled environment with two 30 minute breaks.

  • Ability to frequently lift, push, pull and carry up to 50lbs properly

Ability to twist, climb, balance, stoop, and squat

Use hands to grasp, finger, feel, and handle, including the ability to reach forward, backward, and overhead with hands and arms.

  • Required vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

  • Frequent repetitive movements of hands, back, and legs.

  • Ability to kneel.


  • Follow work guidelines and adhere to all company policies.

  • Adhere to attendance policy without developing patterns for absences

Work responsibly in a safe manner following all safe operating procedures and posted requirements.

  • Safe operation of shredder / grinder and guillotine equipment

Wear required personal protective equipment assigned by supervisor and follow lockout tag out requirements.

  • Complete assigned tasks as instructed by the supervisor

Individual performance will be evaluated against department objectives as specified by supervisor (typically pounds per shift, time between clean downs, etc.).

  • Sorting of different types of plastic is critical in this position and attention to detail is required to maintain Quality standards and prevent contamination or mixing of plastic types when grinding.

  • Sorting plastic scrap materials and preparation through cutting on guillotine are typical responsibilities which require lifting rolls, chunks or cut film that can weigh up to 50 pounds. Individuals are required to get assistance when lifting materials greater than 50 pounds.

  • Loading conveyors require employees to repeatedly lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds at chest and/or head level depending on the individual job requirements (i.e. pulling boxes off high stacks, loading chunks, using sorting table, etc.).

  • A fork lift or dump table should be used when materials are greater than 50 pounds.


  • High school degree or GED or proven work experience in an industrial / construction environment.

  • Berry Global scrap processing experience preferred.

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