Dubuque, Iowa

Position Overview:

The Palletizer, Bagger, Entry Level Equipment Operator roles serve a key function in the operation and on-going maintenance of the high-speed manufacturing equipment that produces both metal cans and ends at the Dubuque, Iowa manufacturing location. 


Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to manufacturing floor supervision and management, the Palletizer, Bagger and Entry Level Equipment Operator responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:   

  • Operate the automatic can palletizer including inserting separator sheets between layers of cans, and placing top frames on top of completed pallets
  • Sorting and inspecting cans, printing pallet tickets, and performing quality checks
  • Keeping the work area clean and organized, performing minor tasks as directed by the line maintainer here qualified
  • Supporting the line maintainer in the operation of the production lines where qualified
  • Assisting in the preparing, loading and feeding of metal coils when requested
  • Removing jams as they occur in the production lines
  • Visual inspection of finished cans and ends for obvious defects and recording this information
  • Assisting in removing metal dies and assisting in lubrication when needed
  • Replacing and re-aligning cans as necessary
  • Operating automatic bulk packing machinery to load/unload various size can onto pallets
  • Removing old ID tags from packing material and applying correct ID tags
  • Maintaining numeric sequence of pallets of cans and ends
  • Observe and practices company safety rules and SOP’s at all times
  • Maintain the flow of finished product as required
  • Communicate all pertinent information between departments, peers and between shifts on changes to equipment, production schedules, production problems or any other related information.
  • Works with employees on identifying, discussing solutions and implementing “fixes” on machinery and equipment problems
  • Applies knowledge of various processes, production methods and processes to improve plant production
  • Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned


Dubuque, Iowa

Crown has a long history of leading the industry with innovative packaging technology. From the time our founder William Painter invented the bottle cap to the ground-breaking SuperEnd™ beverage ends to today's cutting edge shaping technology, Crown has led the way.

We owe our success to a legacy of leadership and invention that began in 1892 when our founder, William Painter, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionized the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build Crown Holdings, Inc. into the world-class company it is today.

Today, Crown Holdings, Inc. manufactures packaging products from 139 plants located in 41 countries. In over 125 years of growth and diversification, we have never lost sight of our core business: continuously improving the quality of our packaging products, while keeping costs as low as possible.

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