Helper Trainee - Manufacturing

Job Location

Philadelphia, PA US

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

3rd Shift
About The Opportunity
Position Summary
This position is responsible for working in general labor positions on the factory floor, which include bundling, stacking, loading, and unitizing on converting and corrugating machine centers, and filling trainee positions on the factory floor to learn specific tasks and responsibilities that come with setting up, operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining converting and corrugating machine centers.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Work safely in a factory environment, including adhering to all company safety policies and procedures
  • Identify the specifics of corrugate stock, including flute, substrate, and liner variations
  • Bundling, stacking, loading, and unitizing of corrugate material into or off of converting or corrugating machine centers
  • Hand manipulation, hand pack, and manual break apart of corrugate material
  • Training as an operator, assistant operator, or machine helper on specific converting or corrugating machinery
  • Performing clean up and preventative maintenance of the general factory, automated rails, and the converting, corrugating, and ancillary equipment
  • Quality checks of manufactured material to ensure it is manufactured to customer specification
  • Identification and removal of non-conforming material from an active production line
  • Interpret and understand order information presented on factory shop cards and specifications sheets
  • Identify proper materials, parts, and tools as needed for specific orders and machine centers
  • Demonstrate an ability to satisfy or exceed production expectations on an hourly and daily basis
  • Mathematically calculate and record production data as needed, and input production data into company specific software programs
  • Work as a productive team member in a union environment
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Basic math, reading, measurement, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend a standard and metric tape measure
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

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.