Foaming Technician-1

BulkSak by Conitex Sonoco

Beecher, IL

Location: Beecher, IL

Shift: Monday-Friday 5:45am-4:30pm OR 4:15pm- 2:45am

Pay: $19.57/hour for 1st shift OR $19.57/hour + $2.50/hour for 2nd shif

Shift differential: $2.50/hour in addition to the hourly rate

While reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for injecting insulating foam into a variety of products primarily but not limited to the following; polyethylene and fiberglass containers, cryogenic freezers, and CO2 storage tanks.

Day today responsibilities will include:

  • Following the company procedures and the manufacturer’s recommendations for operating equipment
  • Monitoring the molding machinery, molds and the associated equipment. Immediately reporting to the supervisors any actual or potential problems.
  • Providing day to day maintenance on the molds to insure quality molded parts.
  • Striving to perform efficiently, work to maximize output from the machinery.
  • Maintaining all tools and equipment in optimum working condition.
  • Keeping all jigs, fixtures, and molds clean, waxed and properly adjusted. Report any needed repairs to the supervisor immediately. When a job is completed, thoroughly cleaning all equipment before warehousing.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping practices in the work area.
  • Making recommendations for procedural changes as necessary.
  • Continually practicing safe operation and handling of all equipment, raw materials and products throughout the entire plant.


  • HS diploma, or general education degree (GED)
  • You will have 1-3 months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of both education and experience
  • You will need to be able to lift up to 70 lbs. as needed.
  • You will need to able to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence and memos
  • You must have the ability to use and accurately read a tape measure
  • You will need to have the ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.
  • You will need to have the ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401K match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and holiday pay) that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.

Apply today and help us get stronger!

At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits:


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
  • Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement

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.