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Extrusion Machine Operator


Louisville, KY, US, 40214

REQ ID:  35136

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


Extrusion Machine Operator

ShiftS: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. OR 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

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

Healthcare Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, vision, and more! 

401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

Job Description:

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

  • Safety
    • Follow all Plant Safety Procedures including Lockout/Tagout and 5S/Housekeeping
  • Production
    • Decipher 40-character material description code
    • Routinely review, utilize and follow production schedules and follow any additional production notes on schedule (English)
    • Maintain accurate product identification and inventory cycle counts

Job Description:

  • Keep timely and clear communication with other production personnel and plant management
  • Decipher 40-character SAP material description
  • Select the correct materials for the scheduled production
  • Control machine speed and output by adjusting machine controls and computer
  • Produce the correct quality products at the standard rate or better
  • Correctly label and bag finished goods
  • Perform routine quality testing of finished product
  • Measure and record production parameters and material density
  • Accurately complete & submit all production/quality forms


  • 3 + years of work experience in manufacturing environment
  • 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


Education Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent


Physical Requirements:

  • 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
  • Operators need to be able to stand for 10.5 hours, package rolls weighing up to 30 lbs for up to 10.5 hours per day, manually lift scrap material weighing up to 30 lbs for disposal, manually lift materials onto a 4” high pallet for up to 10.5 hours per day, and operate a powered forklift to retrieve and return raw materials and finished goods

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
  • Employee Discount Marketplace

Requisition id: 35136 

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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