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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Extruder Operator in Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Description

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 Westfield, MA facility!

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact.

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 an extruder operator to join our growing 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:

  • A unique, “4 on / 4 off” schedule (work 12 hour shifts for 4 days, then get 4 days off) – only work for half the year!

  • Quarterly perfect attendance bonus

  • Premium pay built into your shift schedule.

  • 11 paid company holidays

  • Paid and Unpaid PTO

  • 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.

Position Summary

Responsible for set up and operation of extruder.

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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitor and control the process, and product, to prevent non-conformance.

  • Commitment, awareness and involvement pertaining to ISO (policy, standards, procedures, etc.) and food safety practices (GMP’s, procedures, etc.) are requirements of all employees.

  • Troubleshoots to resolve problems.

  • Responsible for proper packaging and labeling of work-in-process and/or finished product.

  • Responsible for accurate documentation of process conditions.

  • Maintains computer inventory.

  • Machine maintenance.

  • Lead and directs crew. Develops crew’s skills and provides training.

  • Sets next crew up for success and effectively and efficiently communicates at shift change to Operators and Supervisors.

  • Verify measuring and test instruments calibration through records and control charts prior to use.

  • Ensure conformance to winder quality audit sheet.

  • Set up and clean up machine.

Work Environment

Work primarily in a non-climate controlled indoor environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.

Hair nets, beard nets, safety glasses, ear plugs, and safety shoes are required to be worn on the production floor. Jewelry of any kind (including stud earrings, facial piercings, and wedding bands), hooded sweatshirts and t-shirts with pockets are not allowed on the production floor. If you require a medical ID bracelet it must be of the breakaway kind.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequent bending, standing, walking and lifting. Occasional carrying, crouching, reaching, keyboarding, pulling and pushing.

The employee must frequently position or move up to 25 - 50 pounds. Lifting or moving items weighing greater than 50 pounds requires the use of lifting equipment or co-worker assistance.

Openings Available: 1

  • Days (7am-7pm)


  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

  • Nine to twelve months related experience and/or training.

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, and presentations) with executive leadership, staff, and internal and external clients.

  • Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options.

  • Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast paced environment.

Key Competencies

  • Team Building Skills

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Ability to Work Independently

  • Detail Oriented

  • Safety Conscious

  • Quality – ISO/Food Safety

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: Extrusion-1001
Shift: 12 Hour Day Shift

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.