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Bag Machine Operator


Porirua, NZ, 5022

REQ ID:  35027

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

About the Role

We have opportunities for 4 people to join our Converting Department based at our Porirua Plant working a variable three shift 24 hour/5 days a week shift pattern (where every 3 weeks, 2 of those will come with 5 day weekends and 1 comes with a 2 day weekend). This will beat a starting rate of $22.25/hr (including shift allowance)with the potential to work overtime on penal rates.

In this role you will assist operators setting up and running bag converting machines and/or stack boxes onto pallets as directed by the Shift Team Performance Leader. There is potential to become a permanent Operator where you will setup and operate a bag converting machine on your own. However, if seasonal work is all you are after this is also an option.

As part of your role, you will ensure product specifications are adhered to while accurately completing the required process paperwork. You will conduct all required quality checks and perform regular in-line checks. Another key part of this role is housekeeping. You will be required to clean your machine and work area according to the published schedule and carry out process maintenance as and when required.

About the Person

You will be prepared to work in a fasted paced manufacturing environment, have strong problem-solving skills and great communication skills. You should be able to work unsupervised and have good learning capability. If you are reliable, safety conscious and have a keen eye for detail, then we want to hear from you.

Requisition id: 35027 

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.

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