Inspector Packer at Sonoco Products Company in Chatham, New York

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel - we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for Inspecting and packing a variety of products in a quick and safe manner. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You must have a proven record of success in a fast-paced environment. You must have the ability to work with various teams and have a good eye to spot defects during the packing process. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organizational skills and attention to detail.

Day to Day responsibilities include:


  • Maintain the production line by packing products into required pack out as outlined in the Critical Quality Specifications

  • Perform specific job functions in a fast paced environment and possess/demonstrate the ability to make proper decisions based upon documented Work Instructions/Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Ensure the quality of the products being produced is to customer standard, performing visual inspections of all produced parts.

  • Meet or Exceed production throughput targets

  • Ensure the accuracy of the customer stickers on the boxes and packing requirements are followed according to Work Instructions/Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Maintain the operation of the production equipment in each department safely.

  • Maintain the cleanness of the production area: sweeping, mopping, dusting, etc....

  • Dump all trash containers, remove all unnecessary trash from tables, and ensure orderliness of production area and equipment

  • Assist other inspector/packers as directed by line technicians

  • Active in safety process.

This position is in our Plastics plant in Chatham, NY.


  • You must be Sonoco mission driven

  • Previous manufacturing/warehouse experience is preferred (1 year)

  • You have to have a "get it done" attitude and an urgency to resolve problems/tasks.

  • To succeed in this role you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Working independently and managing multiple tasks simultaneously is needed. You need to have working knowledge of our products and their quality requirements.

  • Being reliable, having good initiative, being committed, and being quality focused is a must.

  • You will need to be able to lift up to 50 lbs. as needed.

  • Having the ability to effectively work with a team in a fast-paced environment is crucial to success.

  • You will need to have the ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.

  • You will need to able to perform repetitious duties, including standing for long periods of time.

  • You will need to have the ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.

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.