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Assistant Machine Operator


Louisville, KY, US, 40214

REQ ID:  34819

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit





This position is eligible to receive $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus! 


Multiple Shifts Available:

7:00 am to 7:00 pm; rotating days that include every other weekend.

7:00 pm to 7:00 am; rotating nights that include every other weekend.

3:00 pm to 11:00 pm; Monday - Friday

11:00 pm to 7:00 am; Monday - Friday


Healthcare Benefits are available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, and vision, and then some! 

401K match!




Assistant Extruder Operators are responsible for maintaining quality of material being produced through continual adjustments of gauges that control machine speed. They are responsible for safety, quality control checks, and troubleshooting, while assisting the lead Operator in running the line.  Assistant Operators aid the lead Operator in optimizing the machinery for the best production rate and scrap output.


  • aid the lead Operator in optimizing the machinery and troubleshooting
  • completing preventive maintenance
  • general housekeeping of the area
  • Wears required PPE
  • Strict attention to Sealed Air Safety Program
  • Other duties as assigned



  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 3 + years of work experience in manufacturing environment a plus
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime with little or no notice
  • Strong safety & attendance record


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of up to 4 hours at a time

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: 34819 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



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: Louisville

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