Machine Operator


Holyoke, MA, US, 01040

REQ ID:  40782

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit


Holyoke, MA

Machine Operator- Entry Level

  • Pay for this position: $16 per hour and an additional $1.00 per hour as the shift differential
  • Shift-  1st, 2nd, and 3rd
  • Healthcare Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, vision, and 401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

Job Description

Operators are responsible for all activities on their machine for their shift.

  • Follow all Safety Procedures
    • Plant Safety Procedures
    • HIRA= Hazard Identification Risk Analysis
    • Lockout/Tagout
    • 5S/Housekeeping
  • Read and follow production schedules and notes
    • Decipher 40-character material description code
    • Determine previously produced quantities and quantity remaining to be produced
    • Read and follow additional production notes on schedule (English)

Job Description

  • Maintain Raw Material and WIP inventories and communicate issues
    • Accurate product identification and cycle counting
    • Timely and good communication skills with other production personnel and plant management
  • Machine Set-up
    • Select the correct materials for the scheduled production
    • Decipher 40-character SAP material description
  • Machine Operation
    • Operators need to operate computer and machine setting controls
    • Produce the correct quality products at the standard rate or better

Job Description

  • Machine Shutdown
    • Perform housekeeping and return unused materials to their appropriate stocking locations
    • Packaging
    • Correctly label and bag finished goods
    • Correctly and neatly stack rolls in the storage area
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • Perform shift and weekly pm
    • Use WD40, Citrus Clean and various oils, grease and lubricants


  • 1+ year of experience
  • Operators need to demonstrate mechanical aptitude and computer entry skills.
  • Operators need to be able to understand and follow English based instructions, schedules, and safety documentation.
  • Operators need to be able to read a tape measure/ruler.

Total Rewards

Starting your first day, Sealed Air offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Wellness Programs, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits (401k matching program), Profit Sharing and other perks such as:

  • Competitive PTO that increases with tenure
  • Legal Plan coverage & Identity Theft Protection
  • 10 paid Company Holidays
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Unused Sick Time Payout of 100%
  • Pet Insurance
  • Health Savings Account – including HSA contributions and wellness incentives
  • Recognition Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Company Paid Paternity Leave
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Requisition id: 40782 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.


Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

Job Segment: Machinist, Supply Chain, Supply, Plant Manager, Manufacturing, Operations, Entry Level