Celebrating 50 years of Quality Food Packaging

Extrusion Operator at Genpak Charlotte

Genpak Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

FULL TIME Position

Role and Responsibilities

Ability to operate on Extruders and repel line generally unassisted.  Able to communicate quality issues, complete required documentation, i.e. Profile and daily material reports. Report machine malfunctions and ensure a good quality sheet.

1.Recognize heating/cooling problems on all machines and report any issues immediately

2. Startup and shut down all extruders unassisted

3. Assist in “stringing up” all extruders unassisted

4. Complete job/color changes with minimal scrap

5. Perform adjustments to die

6. Monitor feed and mixing systems for proper operation

7. Correct formulas and rates for each product type

8. Match and distinguish colors from samples

9. Produce good tight rolls

10. Produce each roll to correct width and gauge

11. Able to use a fire extinguisher

12. Climb heights up to 60 feet to report silo readings and material held in each silo

13. Get assistance to resolve any issues to get the machine back in operation

14. Well rounded knowledge of the quality of all products

16. Housekeeping must keep all areas free of debris


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be dependable and demonstrate the ability to follow directions
  • Must be a team player
  • To work well with other employees and give help when needed
  • To maintain a good attendance record
  • Be able to work overtime if required
  • Good knowledge of all safety procedures
  • Complete any job task given within reason assigned by supervisor or manager
  • Wear all required PPE
  • Computer literate (input of data)


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, but not required.  Minimum of one (1) year manufacturing experience; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience. Need to have good math, reading, and writing skills.

Additional Notes

Genpak offers a extensive benefits package that is second to none in the food packaging industry:

  • FREE Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Cancer Idemnity Insurance
  • Life Insurance 
  • Auto Insurance
  • Long and Short-Term Disability
  • Matching 401K
  • Paid Vacation after 60 Days of Employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tutition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Advancement Opportunities 


We are an equal opportunity employer.
Pre-employment drug screen, physical & background check required.