Extrusion Operator Night Shift


Lenoir, NC, US, 28645

REQ ID:  45130

SEE 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.

SEE generated $6 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 17,700 employees who serve customers in 129 countries/territories. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Position Summary

Embark on a rewarding career as an Extrusion Operator, where you'll be responsible for the safe operation of plastic extrusion equipment. Your role includes precise adjustments of gauges to control extruder speed, temperatures, pressures, and winder speeds. Contribute to our commitment to quality production while prioritizing safety and efficiency in a dynamic work environment. Minimum starting pay: $21.28 per hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Knows and adheres to all safety rules and procedures.
  • Produce orders to schedule to satisfy customer needs and production requirements.
  • Perform production execution of product labeling and production entry.
  • Complete all required Quality inspections, testing, and documentation.
  • Comply with Company standards regarding housekeeping and 6S on machines and surrounding areas.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance.
  • Perform duties of other team members as required during breaks and absences.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • 1- 3 years’ experience as a machine operator with knowledge of process equipment, tooling and procedures in order to set up, operate, and maintain equipment work area in a safe, productive manner
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with good communication skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Basic math, reading, computer and analytical skills (SAP and Excel experience preferred).
  • High awareness towards safety and ability to analyze and solve production facility problems.
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team and independently.
  • Able to work 8 or 12 hour shifts, overtime and on weekends.


Other Requirements:

  • College-level courses or trade school preferred.
  • Operate cranes, forklift, and other related equipment.
  • Basic understanding of Lean and Six Sigma.


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent standing, walking, and bending.
  • Pushing, pulling, lifting weights over 30lbs.
  • Eye/hand coordination.

Requisition id: 45130 

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: Hickory

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