General Helper - MPP Orora San Diego

Date posted: Aug 5, 2022

Location: San Marcos, CA, US, 92069

Company: Orora Group



Manufactured Packaging Products Orora (MPP Orora), a division on Orora Packaging Solutions, offers a wide variety of high-quality custom and stock corrugated products to customers in the United States and Mexico. With multiple locations throughout the U.S., MPP takes product from conceptualization through design and printing. In addition to superior customer service, MPP’s comprehensive range of capabilities includes state-of-the-art equipment, talented designers, bulk box capabilities, digital printing and much more.  It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations while solving complex problems as a team.  We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.





Orora MPP is seeking a General Helper to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with an industry leader for best-in-class packaging solutions. This role will perform various production functions to produce and deliver high-quality custom and stock corrugated products to customers.


  • This position will report to the: Plant Supervisor
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Location: San Marcos


What You’ll be Responsible For in this Role

  • Assist Plant Superintendent, Production Supervisors, Machine Operators and Machine Assistants as needed.
  • Assist in stacking corrugated sheets on pallets for next operation or as finished product for shipment to customer
  • Assist in hand-stripping of the trim from products and/or bundling if required.
  • Performs machine cleanup as needed.
  • Performs general janitorial services including dumping trash, moving waste corrugated to baler area, and stocking janitorial supplies.
  • May assist in receiving janitorial and office supplies.
  • Follows all applicable Safe Operating Procedures and Safety rules.
  • Learn Stacker– Primary Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Responsible to learn next step in line of progression to relieve for lunch/breaks and vacation.
  • Cross train with team members
  • Performs other duties and/ or responsibilities as assigned.


What We’re Looking For  

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 months to 1 year of warehouse or related experience or training


Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated mathematic ability: able to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, common fractions, decimals etc., Ability to convert from fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.  Ability to use tape measure. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions. 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to use specific computer software to enter and utilize information in our computer business systems.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with manufacturing machinery; Stackers, Pressers, Corrugating, Folders, Cutters, Gluers


Physical Demands and Enviorment

  • Lifting - Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling). Able to up lift 25 lbs. without assistance.
  • Pulling:  Able to pull up to 50 pounds frequently with equipment.
  • Carrying - Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands, or arms, or on the shoulder.
  • Sitting - Remaining in a normal seated position while driving from and to locations
  • Stooping - Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist.
  • Handling - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands.


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance


What We Offer


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.  Here's a sample of the benefits we offer:


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability


Equal Employment Opportunity


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Recruitment Agencies


Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Solicitation of Payments


Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.



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