Berry Plastics Corporation

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Berry Plastics has thousands of employees worldwide. We believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. In fact, we attribute our success as a company in significant part to our ability to recruit, hire, and maintain a positive and productive work force.

Berry Plastics prides itself on being one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of plastic packaging products, plastic film products, specialty adhesives and coated products. This leadership position will be maintained in the future because of the skills, dedication, and creativity of our employees, and the modern processes utilized in every area of the company. Our culture reflects our belief in our people, and we are committed to a workplace where ideas, energy, teamwork, and dedication will lead us to success.

Work Philosophy
Berry Plastics promotes a work culture of employee understanding and empowerment. We believe in the value of our work and we openly share information about company performance with our employees. We know that our work is worthwhile and we work together to achieve our commitments and exceed our customers’ expectations. We value our employees as individuals. Our employees are informed and empowered to make decisions and drive improvements throughout the organization. We realize that each employee makes a valuable contribution toward achieving our shared goals. We recognize great performance and we celebrate our success. By cheering each other on, we bring an enthusiasm to our work that is contagious and fun.

Employee Recognition
Berry Plastics believes the extra efforts of individuals and teams are the cornerstones of our success. Our company was built on employee loyalty, pride and hard work. This program provides a forum to recognize our people today for displaying those same qualities. The name of the program goes back to the roots of our corporation when we were originally named “Imperial Plastics”, and our logo was the crown, which is still used today.

We believe that it is important for us to continue to provide service excellence, preserve our team-based atmosphere and promote imaginative and creative ideas of individuals and teams. Through the employee recognition programs, our employees are recognized for service excellence, years of service, and safety success.

At Berry we believe in the power of our people. We capitalize on the talent of our teams. All employees are invited to share their ideas and energy.

Human Resources
At Berry we care about our employees. Each location has a dedicated Human Resources team that promotes individual success and organizational values. Berry’s Human Resource Team is committed to the following objectives:

  • Train and develop our people to promote individual success and increase our overall organizational success
  • Provide and promote a safe, healthy, and respectful work environment
  • Inspire and encourage a high level of employee morale through recognition and effective communication
  • Create and maintain a positive work environment

Berry Plastics Corporation is committed to a work environment where all employees can thrive and meet their potential. In addition to promoting a positive work environment, Berry promotes employee community service.

Training and Employee Development
Berry provides rewarding career opportunities at all levels and we recognize that employee development is critical to our success. Job openings are communicated throughout the organization and employees are encouraged to develop necessary skills for advancement. We provide employees opportunities to grow in their current roles and to advance through promotions.

At Berry Plastics, we invest in our future through employee training and skill enhancement. Some of the training opportunities you will find at Berry include on-the-job training, technical training, professional development opportunities, coaching, self-study, classroom training, computer-based instruction and e-learning via Berry University. Employees are encouraged to continuously develop their skills. In addition to company sponsored training, Berry supports employee development through educational assistance at local colleges and universities. Come grow with us!

Employment Opportunities
Berry provides a wide range of career opportunities and a variety of positions.

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Automation
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Graphic Arts
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Production – Molding, Printing, Machine Operator, and Material Handling
  • Maintenance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Materials Management
  • Product Development and Innovation
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sales


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Berry Design Center
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Preserve Gimme 5™
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Project Spike
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