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Berry Global MACHINE OPERATOR LEAD - Evening Shift in BRISTOL, Rhode Island


Experienced Machine Operators Needed!!

Come be a part of a new team that helps to produce highly specialized tapes!

Training will occur On-site

Berry Global , headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13billionin revenue for fiscalyear 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, 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 over290manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents,and employs over48,000 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

Berry offers competitive wages and a full benefits package including tuition assistance and 401(k), and a dynamic work environment!


Come run a line producing high-tech tapes that are in high demand!


We are currently building a team to be able to work on Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 11:00pm Evening/2nd Shift. Expected training time on our current schedule below is expected to be 2 months before an adjustment to the schedule can be made.

We are currently running on the below scheduled Day Shift Monday - Friday including mandatory OT.

Day Shift: 6:30am-7:00pm

Pay Rate is a base rate of $22.00/Hr + $0.50 Shift Differential

  • Purpose The Group Leader’s primary purpose is to assure that the overall coating line runs to optimum conditions. The Group leader operates the coating head of the coating line while ensuring the equipment is maintained and run at optimal production requirements with limited downtime. The group leader must have extensive working knowledge of all coating line positions. This position requires three to five years of experience and training to acquire an overall understanding and basic performance requirements to run the equipment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the safety of all employees for whom they are responsible through active engagement in safety activities and provides clear, consistent communication of safe work expectations.

  • Supports and investigates situations in which line/equipment stoppage occurs due to perceived, imminent safety risk.

  • Completes responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures, and applicable laws

  • Actively leads risk assessment activities for their area of responsibility by driving prioritized corrective and preventive actions to eliminate/reduce environmental, health or safety risks.

  • Lead all required meetings with safety (i.e. Pre-shift, Department, Change Management, General communication, Town Hall, etc.).

  • Completes incident investigations, root cause analysis and implements corrective actions accordingly in a timely and thorough manner.

  • Ensures the proper training and development of all assigned employees for whom they are responsible.

  • Sets goals for their organizational unit; achieves goals and ensures that all employees understand and work toward achieving goals.

  • Motivates and coaches employees through good communication and frequent performance feedback. Identifies and coordinates additional training as needed. Primary Job Functions

  • Comply with all job related ISO quality procedures and customer specifications

  • Prior to loading the machine, review the Work Order (e.g. specification sheet, material requirements, process notes as applicable) and visually confirm that the proper raw materials have been prepared and staged

  • Visually inspect and confirm that prepared adhesive has been pre-labeled and tagged

  • With assistance and throughout the shift, manually and/or with material handling equipment, lift to load, unload, and store roll shafts

  • Operate the controls to periodically jog the machine to load, splice, flag, and unload machine as necessary

  • Cut and splice material throughout the run as necessary

  • Monitor coat weight throughout the run

  • Visually inspect and flag the product for defects and splices throughout every run.

  • Troubleshoot web problems as necessary

  • Operate material handling equipment (such as fork trucks, drum trucks, pallet jacks, hoists) to move, store, stage, and/or load raw materials and product

  • Report material issues/defects and/or equipment issues to respective Wind Up Operator, Group Leader (another shift) and/or Supervisor

  • Back up and/or assist Coater Operator and/or Coater Wind-Up Operator, as necessary, (e.g., breaks, absences, daily production process, etc.)

  • Assign duties to coating team members as needed

  • Perform other duties as required and directed Coating Lead - Provide day-to-day support to your shift team members, as needed

  • Plan, organize, & direct your shift team members to meet required deadlines, as needed In conjunction with your Supervisor, establish and/or enforce operating policies and procedures


Education, Experience, Skills

  • Must communicate fluently in English (speaking, reading, writing)

  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic knowledge of scan guns and/or inventory control system

  • If required to operate a forklift, must have previous experience and/or current certification

  • High SchoolDiploma or GED preferred

  • Previous Machine Operation experience required

  • Previous Machine Lead experience preferred

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 2023-21574

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 51 BALLOU BLVD