Machine Operator

Union City, CA

Join the Emerald Family!

Emerald Packaging is a family-owned business that has been servicing the fresh produce industry throughout the U.S. for almost 60 years and has established itself as one of the largest flexible packaging producers in the West Coast with over 250 employees, operating 24/7. Emerald understands that our employees are our biggest assets.

Job Summary:

You will work independently and be responsible for the set up and operation of a slitting, or lamination machine producing packaging products in bag or roll stock form (per customer preference).

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and operate designated machinery as efficiently as possible; training will be provided
  • Must be able to read ruler, tape measure, as this is critical for machine set ups (complex measurement calculations may vary)
  • Must be able to read & understand the customer’s job order instruction
  • Must be alert & work efficiently keeping downtime & waste to a minimum
  • Maintain the equipment in great condition & always practice safe operating procedures
  • Schedule: Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shift (two days on, two days off with lots of opportunities for additional overtime)
  • Your work will be overseen by the supervisor & department manager for support

Work Schedule:

  • Night Shift 6:00pm – 6:00am on a rotating schedule

Benefits Package Includes:

  • Medical (Kaiser + Sutter option)
  • Dental and Vision are FREE to employees
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Paid Meal Breaks

Job Type: 

*Please note, this is a TEMP to HIRE position 

Pay: $21.56 per hour with increases every six months

Pay Range: $21.56 - 25.68