Production Technician

Job ID:  38289

Conklin, NY, US

Education Level:  High-School Diploma
Location Type:  On-site
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. 


Come be a part of an innovative, environmentally conscious, team-oriented culture producing sustainable packaging in a state-of-the-art facility in Conklin, NY.  Trivium Packaging empowers our people to deliver infinitely recyclable packaging that exceeds expectations in promoting and protecting our global partners’ brands.    


Job Duties:   

Under the direction of the Operational Team Leader and/or general supervision, is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of machines to produce ends within prescribed quality specifications, using established Best Practices.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance tasks within an established computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Adhere to documented quality, operational, and visual standards, and procedures to support and protect our partners’ brands.
  • Provide accurate communication of safety, quality, and deliverables within available documentation systems.
  • Setup, run, adjust, repair, evaluate, and maintain end line equipment.
  • Promote the Trivium Production System (TPS) to support people development through communication and the utilization of standard processes to identify and solve problems.
  • Perform equipment troubleshooting as necessary to eliminate defects.
  • Assist in trial runs, defective product isolation/sorting, and mechanical breakdowns.
  • Forklift operations as required via internal certification program.
  • Comply with safety policies, procedures, and legal requirements, including BRC Food Safety Standards, Good Manufacturing Practices, and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Education & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Professional certificate/license in industrial or mechanical skills preferred
  • High volume manufacturing preferred


Staring Pay Range: 

  • $22.00 - $24.42 per hour


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, bend, stoop, use hands, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, and controls. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear, and smell.  The employee must be capable of lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition.


Work Environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud outside of the office area.  Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned Personal Protective Equipment.  Temperature can range from cold (<60 degrees) to extreme heat (>90 degrees).  The atmosphere contains fumes, dust, and odors.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Binghamton