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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Operator 1 - Pouch, 1st Shift in Cary, Illinois


Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Cary facility!

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact. We bring brand owners and packaging experts together to generate fresh thinking, accelerate advanced technology and increase speed-to-market, package customization and consumer differentiation. Our expertise is rooted in shared core values grown from the heritage of our small businesses and strategic acquisitions. Collectively, we are stronger and more responsive, with a broader geographic footprint. Together, we are ProAmpac, the trusted leader in global change in the packaging industry.

The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.

We are actively seeking a Pouch Operator on the 1st shift to join our team. If you are looking for a new opportunity with a leading packaging company, ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!

What ProAmpac has to offer:

  • 11 paid company holidays

  • Paid Time Off & Personal Days

  • 401k with company match

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings

  • Company-provided life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Wellness program – living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives

Essential Duties and Tasks

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure that the pouching machinery is working properly and safely

  • Maintain an average efficiency of at least 90% on set-ups and production

  • Set-up, run, change over, and clean-up of the pouch machine according to procedures, and within established production standards

  • Accurately complete all required paperwork, reports, and quality records associated with pouch operations

  • Communicate with the oncoming shift all relevant information to insure an efficient shift change

  • Track departmental supplies, and notify manufacturing supervisor when supplies are needed

  • Performs other duties as needed


  • Comply with all ProAmpac Safety, Quality, Operational and Employment policies and practices

  • Remove from operation any machine deemed unsafe and immediately notify management

  • Adhere to all Quality principles as outlined in our Quality System to ensure efficient production of a quality product on a day-to-day basis

  • Operate in a manner that will reduce waste and optimize usable production

  • Halt manufacturing processes and immediately notifying management of any safety, material, equipment or technical non-conformance

  • Participate with co-workers and supervisors in addressing problem areas, planning methods and operating procedures

  • Identify and record quality related problems, initiate action to prevent nonconformance, and recommend solutions

  • Control the further processing of materials until any deficiency is corrected

  • Day-to day compliance with quality, food safety and prerequisite program

  • Daily cleanup of equipment

  • Report food safety concerns

Qualifications, Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully employee must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; problem-solving skills; ability to work accurately, to meet deadlines; ability to work well independently and as part of a team; ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion.

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work history

  • Basic computer skills

  • Must be able to read standard/metric measuring tape

  • Must be able to perform basic mathematic calculations of standard/metric measurements




  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category: Operations/Production/Manufacturing