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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Extruder Utility in Westfield, Massachusetts

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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 Utility 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 bonuses: perfect attendance bonus and gainshare program

  • Premium pay built into your shift schedule

  • 11 paid company holidays

  • 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

  • Fill in as Machine Operator or Assistant as needed and directed by Supervisor. If assigned to a machine center the Operator will determine the duties of the Utility position while at that machine center.

  • Cover lunch schedules as needed and directed by Supervisor.

  • Make necessary corrections for and notify operator if non-conforming material is produced.

  • Ensure raw materials have been approved for use.

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

  • Responsible for substrate basis weight and appearance sample testing, documentation, and retention.

  • Responsible for documentation of raw material usage and defects and the chronology of production.

  • Ensure proper packaging and labeling of any unused raw material returns.

  • Responsible for the setup of the resin blenders.

  • Monitor and control of the process and production when operator is absent.

  • Verifying in-line and bench top measuring and test instruments are calibrated through the calibration records and/or verification control charts prior to using.

  • Set-up and Clean-up machine.

  • Assist during P.M.'s as needed and directed by Supervisor

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


  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

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

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

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

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