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Berry Global Automation Technician- Molding in LAWRENCE, Kansas


At Berry Global Group, Inc . (NYSE:BERY), we create innovative packaging and engineered products that we believe make life better for people and the planet. We do this every day by leveraging our unmatched global capabilities, sustainability leadership, and deep innovation expertise to serve customers of all sizes around the world. Harnessing the strength in our diversity and industry leading talent of 47,000 global employees across more than 300 locations, we partner with customers to develop, design, and manufacture innovative products with an eye toward the circular economy. The challenges we solve and the innovations we pioneer benefit our customers at every stage of their journey.

Are you looking for an inclusive organization with a fast-paced environment? We work with many of the world’s leading brands to bring them value-added protection solutions. We foster an environment of team players who embrace our strong ties to the communities in which we work and serve. Become part of a place where your work is valued. Join our growing team today: www.berryglobal.com/careers

The Automation Technician is responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic functions of automated equipment (to include part retrieval and IML automation) on the Injection Molding floor. This is a key technical support position with opportunity for training, development, and career growth.

12 hour night shift 7pm- 7am

Pay starting at $27.14 per hour Must have electrical, mechanical and pneumatic experience


  • $1,000 Referral bonus

  • Benefits the first of the month after 30 days!

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • 401K

  • Life Insurance

  • Profit Sharing Bonus - Paid twice a year!

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Tuition Assistance Program


  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic problems on production equipment that uses electro-mechanical relay logic of PLC controls.

  • Perform scheduled and preventive maintenance procedures.

  • Provide electrical support, including but not limited to, panel building, field wiring, troubleshooting, and component setup.

  • Provide mechanical support, including but not limited to, assembly, disassembly, and rebuild of automated systems.

  • Utilize equipment manuals, analytical skills, and test equipment to identify equipment problems and perform repairs.

  • Assist and participate in Maintenance training programs and on the job training to develop a skilled and efficient maintenance team.

  • Responsible for maintaining, installing, and/or fabricating all guards and safety devices on automated equipment.

  • Perform job requirements in a safe and professional manner.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Preferred 2 year technical degree or equivalent combination of education / experience.

  • Preferred 2+ years of work experience as an Automation Technician.

  • Previous experience with IML systems (Pages, Muller, IML Robotix) and/or part retrieval systems (CBW, Islemann, Yudo) strongly preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of PLC’s ladder logic, I/O, and machine control devices.

  • Ability to connect to various PLCs in order to troubleshoot and/or manipulate programming.

  • Working knowledge of machine vision systems (Cognex, Acquire).

  • Must have excellent understanding of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic drawings to assist with troubleshooting equipment problems along with sufficient understanding to trace problems when prints are not available.

  • Capable of physical mobility including walking, sitting, bending, climbing, twisting, standing, pushing, pulling, and lifting/moving (up to 50 pounds). Must be able to work from elevated platforms and ladder lifts.

  • Must have 20/20 vision with correction and be able to differentiate color to detect defects.

  • Must be able to work around grease, oils, and solvents without adverse reaction.

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. (https://careers-berryglobal.icims.com/jobs/23550/automation-technician--molding/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in_iframe=1&hashed=-1834445335)


Job ID 2024-23550

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Maintenance

Location : Address 2330 PACKER ROAD