Machine Operator- MPP Orora Union City

Date posted: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Union City, CA, US, 94587

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.



The Role


MPP Orora Union City is seeking a Machine Operator to operate designed machines and equipment to convert corrugated board into corrugated cartons or inner packaging within specifications of the customer orders.


This position will report to the: Production Manager
Location: Union City, CA
Travel Requirement:  None
FLSA Status: Non - Exempt

What You’ll be Responsible For in this Role


  • Safety and Health of self and team working in the assigned area.
  • Participation in all Safety Activities
  • Safety Inspection of the Machine and equipment; machine lock out tag out.
  • Support and maintain machine activities and ensure that required processes are maintained.
  • Utilize the company's business systems to attain the machine schedule and job specifications to determine material requirements, machine set up and adjustments.
  • Adjusts machine components in order to meet order specifications, etc.
  • Performs Quality inspections as required; remove finished packaged items from process and separate rejected items.
  • Regulates machine flow and speed; on-going monitoring of the production line, watching for problems, pile ups, jams, glue that in not sticking, etc.
  • Trains, communicates and assists team assigned on the processes such as stacking, feeding, etc.
  • Performs cleanup of the machine and minor machine maintenance.
  • Keeps area organized, clean and free from any hazardous conditions.
  • Performs other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.

What We’re Looking For

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience.

Additional Required Qualifications: 

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions. Must read, write and speak English at an adequate level for this position.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Ability to convert from fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
  • Ability to use tape measure.
  • Ability to enter and utilize information in our computer business systems.


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



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 Payment


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



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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland