Machine Operator - C shift

Job Location

Alsip, IL US


11601 S. Central Ave (Alsip), IL 60803

Job Category

Manufacturing & Production


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
As a VFFS Machine Operator you will set up, operate, and tend to machinery and equipment, but not limited to VFFS equipment. You will ensure that pouched products are manufactured safely and at the highest quality. You will also follow SOPs for set-up, cleaning, running, and troubleshooting machines. You must keep accurate records and work closely with Quality Control.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Follow all safety procedures
  • Able to troubleshoot problems on Bagger (VFFS)
  • Maintain GMP’s
  • Operate and maintain machinery. Perform a variety of inspections, make adjustments and preventive maintenance
  • Assist mechanics in troubleshooting
  • Check codes as required
  • Perform packaging integrity checks
  • Maintain paper work
  • Perform package and flavor changes
  • Interact with mechanics during machine changeovers
  • Keep equipment clean
  • Perform cleaning tasks during the shift, at the end of the shift and at shutdowns
  • Follow instructions from supervision (regarding policies, procedures and all changes that may occur)
  • Has foresight and understanding of process to be proactive vs. reactive
  • You must be able to perform in a group setting or alone
  • Ensures product weight specifications are being met. Operating all packing machines at specified efficiency (speed)
  • Assists in preparing for shift production
  • Shut off machinery before clearing jams. Ensure equipment lockout procedure is used prior to doing any cleaning or adjustment/repair which requires safety guards to be removed or which may expose employees to injury through inadvertent movement of machine parts
  • Complete all company required paperwork to document periodic quality checks, to account for product produced, and to provide other records as required by the company


Essential to this Position

Weekend 12 hour shift ( Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 4:30AM-5PM)

Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 3 years experience in an manufacturing position.
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Ability to perform film changes
  • Ability to utilize tools to make minor adjustments
  • Ability to interact with machine interfaces to trouble shoot and make minor adjustments.
  • Ability to learn Business operating system for planning, scheduling, inventory mgmt. (WMS).
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to plan ahead and follow schedules
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Safe work practices
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with co-workers
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product
  • Excellent communication skills
Additional Requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed primarily in a fast-paced environment
  • Required to frequently sit, stand or walk for extended periods across designated facility
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging ( where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation (, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation (, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report at

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Join us and become part of the power behind possible.