Workplace Diversity
Packaging Operator

Packaging Operator

locationWillows, CA 95988, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/18/2024
Full Time

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $25.07

JOHNS MANVILLE, manufacturer of quality building insulation, is hiring responsible, quality-minded individuals who have a history of working safely in a manufacturing environment or preferably experience working safely as PACKAGING MACHINE OPERTORS in our Willows, CA Plant.


The 2024* pay rate starts at $25.07/hour.

Overtime is paid where applicable.

*Wages are reviewed annually.

This position involves operating packaging equipment, performing quality control inspections, and problem-solving to ensure the safe and smooth operation of equipment, product, and workers.

Packaging Machine Operators:

  • Are responsible for safely operating and troubleshooting packaging equipment.
  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements.
  • Monitoring product/process for quality and targeted efficiencies.
  • Participating in housekeeping, safety, and continuous improvement activities.
  • Work rotating, 12-hour shifts (7am-7pm, 7pm-7am).

Requirements include:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • A high school level of language and reasoning skills.
  • A commitment to support safe work practices in the work environment.
  • The ability to read and understand items written and spoken in English.
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • The ability to lift as much as 50 lbs safely and with proper body mechanics.
  • The ability to work in a broad range of temperatures (very hot to very cold).
  • The ability to work in a dusty and sometimes stressful work environment.

Preferred Qualifications include:

At least 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment or previous experience with Johns Manville.

Johns Manville Willows is a tobacco-free, drug-free workplace. Candidates who are extended conditional offers of employment must submit to and pass a background check and post-offer, pre-employment tests, including a physical exam and a drug-screen.

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.