Memphis, Tennessee

SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY, a global packaging solutions company, has immediate openings at its Memphis, TN manufacturing facility for full time Production Employees. Preferred candidates will have work experience operating machine presses and working with high speed production equipment.  Candidates must also be willing to participate in employee involvement activities in safety, quality and productivity.

Requires as follows:

  • Ability to work safely and be active in our safety process,

  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems,

  • Assist with changeovers and PM’s, maintain efficient operation of production lines.  

  • Requires standing, twisting, and the ability to push or pull up to 50 pounds consistently throughout the shift. 

  • Positions require ability to work overtime on any shift as required.

  • Must perform all job duties in accordance with documented safety guidelines (Job Safety Analyses, Hazardous Energy Control Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures) including:  Banding or Stretch Film, etc.

  • Responsible for housekeeping, organization and cleanliness of assigned area as required by Master Sanitation Schedule.  This includes regular wiping of the press equipment, clean-up of metal ends spilled on the floor, scrap pieces and chopped ends.

  • Must be able to safely manage sharp metal surfaces with appropriate PPE and navigate narrow passage among sharp surfaces in and around equipment.  Ability to navigate multiple obstacles on production floor, including oil pans, pallets of raw material and ends, multiple hoses and additional items, and other contaminates located on the floor.

    To be considered, candidates must pass a job-related testing process, pre-employment drug screening and a background check.

    Benefits, medical, dental, and additional

    Paid vacation, 401K investment opportunities, education reimbursement

    Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US


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.

Memphis, Tennessee

We bring more to packaging than just the package.

Combining actionable insights, intellectual capital, purposeful innovation and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful solutions that build stronger brands.



Providing Innovative Packaging Solutions

Sonoco is a $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products and packaging supply chain services. When collaborating with our customers, we leverage our deep knowledge of material science, our i6 Innovation Process™, and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful customized solutions that build stronger brands.


We produce packaging for many of the world’s most recognized brands, in markets such as appliances and electronics, automotive, beverages, confection, construction, converted paperboard, fresh and natural food, frozen and refrigerated food, shaving, home, lawn and garden, medical/pharmaceutical, pet care, powdered beverages, recycling and snacks.


Sonoco’s operations consist of our global consumer packaging businesses (rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics); our display and packaging division (high-impact retail displays and packaging supply chain management); our industrial businesses (tubes and cores, reels and spools, uncoated recycled paperboard and Sonoco Recycling, one of the world’s largest recyclers); and our Protective Solutions division (custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components).


From our headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 300 operations in 33 countries, we serve customers in 85 nations.

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