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Berry Global MECHANIC in MUSCATINE, Iowa


Berry Global ,headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 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 over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 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



The Mechanic will be responsible for locating sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation. Mechanics remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts. The Mechanic determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Additionally, Mechanics will need to document any maintenance that may take place.


  1. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and repairs on cup packagers and carton sealing.

  2. Perform preventive maintenance of Paper Machinery (PMC) and Thermoforming Cup Forming Machines.

  3. Perform preventive maintenance and repair of carton sealer and related conveying equipment.

  4. Properly and accurately, complete all required records keeping, ordering and other necessary paperwork.

  5. Proper use and adherence to Lockout\Tagout Procedures.

  6. Must follow precise instructions and directions.

  7. Ability to read blueprints and technical diagrams.

  8. Perform other duties as directed.

  9. Practice good housekeeping.

  10. Obey all safety rules, regulations and policies.

  11. Perform tool changeovers on PMC and Sherwood cup forming machines.



  1. High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.

  2. Vocational school in related subjects desired; demonstrated mechanical ability; six months or more related experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  3. Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools and controls; reach with hands and arms.

  4. Good handgrip strength is required.

  5. Good hand-eye coordination is essential.

  6. Frequently required to climb, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  7. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  8. Work near moving mechanical part, and occasionally in outside weather conditions.

  9. Ability to work in high room temperatures and humidity.

  10. Exposed to and/or inhale fumes and/or airborne particles from cleaning fluids, mineral oil, synthetic gear oils, paint and Isopropyl Alcohol.

  11. Exposed to machine parts operating at extremely high temperatures.




  2. Read and comprehend complex, detailed instructions and correspondence.

  3. Write simple correspondence.

  4. Effectively present information orally in a one-on-one or small group situation.

  5. Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions.

  6. Deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.

  7. Add, subtract, multiply and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  8. Read a ruler in 1/32 of inch increments, dials, micrometers and various pieces of measuring equipment to within .001 of inch accuracy.

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 2020-7975

Position Type Regular Full Time

Category Manufacturing