Hillview, Kentucky

The essential functions of the position include:

  • The safety and health of employees take precedence over all duties of this job.
  • Actively works to engage employees in the safety program to crate the right habits for working safely
  • Uses team work and works with all associates to manufacture product using the approved safety processes, quality specifications and efficiently as possible.
  • Monitors cycle times and adjusts as needed.
  • Utilize established process settings to maintain overall quality and throughput
  • Monitors operations process, work, and material flow to ensure quality and customer specs are met.
  • Correct errors and work with operators to constantly improve process clarification and effectiveness. 
  • Perform safe and organized machine changeovers
  • Perform all required quality checks including hourly burst tests, verification of production dimensions, and weight.
  • Perform first piece sign off check, along with quality, as part of tool change process.
  • Provide technical support to shift for trouble shooting and problem resolution. Assists maintenance with preventative maintenance projects.
  • Provide relief for production associates on breaks, lunch, etc.
  • Conducts test and trial runs as needed.
  • Recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Perform audits
  • Movement of product via forklift and/or pallet jack (preferred)
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.
  • Trains other Process Technicians as needed.
  • Performs all duties in a manner that demonstrates the highest level of quality and safety.
  • Ability to work extended hours depending on work demand
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

The additional functions for Process Tech II:

  • Must complete DJD for Brick Process Tech.-AND-Must complete DJD for Gel Process Tech.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

The additional functions for Process Tech III:

  • Must be CAT III certified.
  • Must complete intermediate PMs 100% on time.
  • Must complete DJD for Shooter.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Sonoco certified Cat 3 compliant
  • Forklift Certified (preferred)
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Understanding of how to read mechanical and part prints
  • Must be able to read and or understand written and verbal policy, instruction and directions in English.

Physical demands of the position:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company. 

  • Ability to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 40lbs frequently and up to 50lbs occasionally
  • Ability to frequently bend, stand, stoop and grasp.
  • Ability to manipulate small parts on a consistent basis.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime as needed.

Work Environment: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts in a production environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Temperatures inside the plant can fluctuate between hot and cold according to seasonal changes.  Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in the production department and other designated areas. 

The above description only includes the essential functions and duties which are considered material to the proper identification and classification of the job and is not a limitation of or a restriction upon duties or work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  The information listed should not be interpreted to include all details required in performance of the job or other related duties that may be assigned.                                            


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.

Hillview, Kentucky

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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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