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Berry Global AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN (Pay Range: $28.00 - $38.00 an hour; DOE) in MUSCATINE, Iowa



Responsible for providing technical repair and support to the various machinery found in the production areas and the equipment that is found within the building and systems.


Assigned 8 or 12 hour schedule

Flexibility for occasional overtime and call-in work required.

Our Berry Global Muscatine Iowa Plant is located at 5710 49 th Street South, Muscatine, Iowa 52761 (close to the Muscatine Airport on the southside of town).

Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety.

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The selected candidate will play a key role in supporting the design, programming, assembly, installation, and support of automation projects throughout Berry Plastics Corporation. Ideal candidate will have a strong background in automation and mechanical hands-on experience. This person will be the project technical lead and may be responsible for some project management activities.


  • Assist with building and programming on new and rebuilt equipment.

  • Follow mechanical and electrical prints.

  • Trouble shoot mechanical and electrical equipment.

  • Responsible for adherence to all company, industry and regulatory procedures.

  • Responsible for participating in post project review.

  • Maintain and enforce all company safety, environment and Department of Health requirements.



  • Two year degree in automation, manufacturing or proven hands-on control experience.

  • Proven experience in PLC logic, programming and development of HMIs.

  • Knowledge of set up and communications of AC drives preferred.

  • Good mechanical aptitude.

  • Abillity and desire to learn new technologies.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.


  • Robotic experience

  • Vision system experience

  • Pneumatics experience

  • Servo experience

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 2021-13066

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Location : Address 5710 49TH STREET SOUTH