Utility Operator


Bloomsburg, PA, United States

Job ID:  37760
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  Production/Technicians

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Primary Purpose:

Under the direction of the Operations Team Leader, and/or general supervision is responsible for safe and efficient operations as well as assist with maintaining equipment in a manner that provides for a sound quality product.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

· Comply with safety policies and practices and participate in the plant Safety Program.

· Maintain a safe and clean working environment for self and all team members and equipment through daily maintenance, 5S, and housekeeping activities.

· Adhere to quality standards and procedures, supporting the positive release program and promoting quality within the operation.

· Participates, collaborates and complies with all company maintenance programs and practices.

· Provide accurate reporting of safety, production, efficiency, quality and potential problem areas to operate the department in an efficient and productive manner.

· Maintain supply of cans & ends through safe operation of can/end-making equipment, palletizing and de-palletizing and sorting/isolation of defective product.

· Assist with maintaining continuous flow of material for production equipment/processes.

· Assist with warehousing finished product and palletize areas.

· Assist in the movement of machinery and the occasional removal of jammed pallets.

· Support LSS (Lean Six Sigma) that will drive continuous improvement in plant Safety and Operations.

· Work with team members to make recommendations for process improvements.

· Perform various jobs of responsibility on a rotational basis.

· Shall understand the BRC Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and BRC Food Safety Standard.

· Forklift operations as required.

· Provide relief to personnel as necessary.

· Other responsibilities as assigned.


Skills & Competencies:

· Effective verbal and written communication skills

· Strong decision making and problem-solving skills

· Knowledge of machines and tools, including maintenance practices

· Ability to determine the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job

· Ability to read/watch gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly

· Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift

· Basic computer skills

· Demonstrated ability to motivate others with a positive “can do” attitude and maintain a safe, cohesive work environment

· Possess the ability to teach, train and facilitate job tasks


Education & Experience:

· High School Diploma or GED

· One year of experience in high volume manufacturing


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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use of hands to finger, handle, feel, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 25 pounds with occasionally lifting or moving up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.