Plant Helper Reading


Reading, PA, US, 19602

REQ ID:  42777

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


  • Shift-  Full time position with swing shifts
  • Starting pay $23.75
  • Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s healthcare, dental, vision, and 401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

Under direction of the Supervisor, the PLANT HELPER assists with manufacturing quality products to meet customer demand. The position requires following established operating procedures for operating various equipment and machinery in the paper manufacturing process and required to train for advancement in the line of progression on the equipment.  This is a ROTATIONAL SHIFT POSITION

Job Description

  • •    Follows all Safety Policies and Protocols
    •    Sweeps stairways, backside of dryers, Maintenance Shop, Beater Room, Boiler Room, Machine Room and area surrounding wire chopper
    •    Cuts butt rolls and empty drums
    •    Empties wire dumpster and all trash cans
    •    Offloads water jug racks and keep empties organized
    •    Cleans sewer and floors including basement floor and around save all
    •    Replace light bulbs
    •    Cleans eyewash stations, starch tanks, and filters
    •    Washes windows and front stairs
    •    Additional cleaning throughout mill as needed
    •    Keeps locker/bathroom clean
    •    Hangs doctor blades
    •    Removes debris throughout the mill
    •    Learns Pulper Operator position and assists Pulper Operator as needed
    •    Learns 4th Hand’s position and helps push broke
    •    Assist dry end crew when necessary
    •    Blows out forklifts
    •    Learns to use the portable roll pusher and where to store it
    •    Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Experience driving forklifts preferred
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Works with minimal direction to complete tasks
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English

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
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Unused Sick Time Payout
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Paternity Leave
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Legal Plan coverage & Identity Theft Protection
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Recognition Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Employee Discount Marketplace

Requisition id: 42777 

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.



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: Reading PA

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