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Berry Global GRINDER in VALDOSTA, Georgia


JOB TITLE: Grinder


LOCATION: Valdosta, GA

FLSA STATUS: Salary Exempt _ Salary Non-Exempt Hourly X_

REPORTS TO: Production Shift Supervisor

PURPOSE: The grinder is responsible for the safe and proficient operation of the granulator machine and will be responsible for grinding scrap, maintaining the grinding room cleanliness and sanitation, making, weighing and moving gaylords; and reporting scrap regrind to the Production Manager.

Day shift: 6:45am - 7pm working a 2/2/3 schedule



  • Insure a quality regrind product is being produced by separating different polymers, labeling the correct gaylords with the correct labels, making sure all handles and gaskets have been removed and recording regrind totals for each shift.

  • Monitor granulator for proper operation and report any problems to Maintenance, Shift Supervisor and QA Manager

  • Maintain good housekeeping in Grinder Room and Scrap Area of the Warehouse

  • Ability to operator manual pallet jack, sit-down forklift and become certified on the motorized pallet jack and forklift.

  • Maintain accurate and legible paperwork

  • Communicate effectively to team members and members of management

  • Staff are informed and held accountable for their food safety and regulatory responsibilities;

  • Staff are positively encouraged and required to notify management of actual or potential food safety issues; and

  • Staff are empowered to act to resolve food safety issues within their scope of work.



  • High School Diploma or GED, or at least 1 years’ work experience in a relevant role preferred

  • Understanding of the Quality Assurance role in a manufacturing environment

  • Must be detail-oriented, have good communication skills, be safety minded and dependable

  • Must be able to frequently lift, bend, and reach to perform necessary job functions during a 12-hour shift

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack safely

  • Basic writing, reading and math skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. (


Job ID 2023-19634

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 2020 STEEDA WAY