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Sonoco Material Handler - Extrusion in Huntley, Illinois

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Set up of extrusion line for operation per job specifications. Starts production of extruded sheet and maintains continuous operation. Performs troubleshooting and quality control checks. Performs routine maintenance on extrusion equipment. Process finished product – apply appropriate labels, pack and stack finished goods on pallets. Maintains a safe, clean and organized work area. Performs other work duties or functions as assigned.

Physical and Visual Activities/Demands:

Standing, walking, bending, reaching, reading, writing and talking. Lifting up to 75 pounds. Able to climb ladder. Able to move 1,500 lbs. with pallet jack or stacker.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to continuously lift, reach, stand, and walk throughout the shift. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good manual dexterity and agility. Good leadership skills. Basic math skills. Strong problem solving skills, interpret operators manual.


High school Diploma or equivalent 6 months set up operator experience. 2 years previous extrusion experience preferred.

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Extruder and hand-held tools, tape measure, micrometers, calipers.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.4 billion, the Company has 23,000 employees working in approximately 300 operations in 36 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life. The Company ranked first in the Packaging sector on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019 as well as Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies.