Production Associate

Job Location

Pelahatchie, MS US


108 Industrial Dr (Pelahatchie), MS 39145

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.

Shift Requirements

1st Shift
About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Production Associates play an integral part in maintaining the success of the plant by providing coverage and support for various machine centers throughout the plant
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Maintaining strict adherence to all safety rules and regulations to include wearing safety equipment
  • Assisting with the operation of machinery to expected performance levels
  • Assisting with set-ups, troubleshooting, and making minor machine adjustments
  • Keeping designated work area clean throughout shift to ensure a safe and orderly work environment
  • Production Associates will find opportunities to move into positions with increased responsibilities
  • Our Production Associates work any shift, including holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed in an unairconditioned, noisy, and high-volume environment
  • Must be flexible to work any shift 1st, 2nd and 3rd as requested


Essential to this Position
  • We have opportunities on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift - based on availability
    • 1st: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • 2nd: 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    • 3rd: 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM
  • This position may be required to work overtime up to 12 hours/day or on Saturdays depending on the volume of work
  • The starting wage for this position is $17.34-$18.50/hr (+$.50 shift differential) 
  • Many advancement opportunities!
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
One (1) year or more experience working in a manufacturing and / or industrial environment
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Experience operating a motorized forklift or clamp truck desired
  • Experience working in the corrugated packaging industry desired
Additional Requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and / or pulling for at least eight (8) hours a day, up to 12 hours
  • Ability to lift 45 lbs.
  • Ability to work 8-12 hours in heat that may exceed 85 degrees
  • Ability to work 8-12 hours on your feet (standing/walking)
Travel Requirements
Additional Requirements
  • Come join our new Menasha Packaging Location!
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:

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Menasha Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will be provided with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.