Press Operator

SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY, a global packaging solutions company, has immediate openings at its Memphis, TN manufacturing facility for full time Production Employees. Preferred candidates will have work experience operating machine presses and working with high speed production equipment. Candidates must also be willing to participate in employee involvement activities in safety, quality and productivity.
Requires as follows:
Ability to work safely and be active in our safety process,
Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems,
Assist with changeovers and PM’s, maintain efficient operation of production lines.
Requires standing, twisting, and the ability to push or pull up to 50 pounds consistently throughout the shift.
Positions require ability to work overtime on any shift as required.
Must perform all job duties in accordance with documented safety guidelines (Job Safety Analyses, Hazardous Energy Control Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures) including: Banding or Stretch Film, etc.
Responsible for housekeeping, organization and cleanliness of assigned area as required by Master Sanitation Schedule. This includes regular wiping of the press equipment, clean-up of metal ends spilled on the floor, scrap pieces and chopped ends.
Must be able to safely manage sharp metal surfaces with appropriate PPE and navigate narrow passage among sharp surfaces in and around equipment. Ability to navigate multiple obstacles on production floor, including oil pans, pallets of raw material and ends, multiple hoses and additional items, and other contaminates located on the floor.
To be considered, candidates must pass a job-related testing process, pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
Benefits, medical, dental, and additional
Paid vacation, 401K investment opportunities, education reimbursement
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.89 - $20.19 per hour

Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 40,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Memphis, TN 37544, US
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