Manufacturing Production Trainees | Eagle Flexible Packaging

Manufacturing Production Trainees – No Experience Required! (Batavia, IL)

  • Join our team and work with a strong and stable leader in the flexible packaging industry!
  • Seeking candidates with strong mechanical aptitude, excellent work ethic and a willingness to learn and grow with our team!
  • Looking for leaders, trainers and problem solvers! Many opportunities for growth and leadership roles!
  • Traditional first/second shift with OT potential or ask us about the 3 Day Flex Plan – 3 days on/4 days off!
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k matching and medical reimbursement program

Join the Eagle Flexible Packaging team today to launch your career with a strong leader in the flexible packaging industry! At Eagle Flexible Packaging, you join a growing, successful, and employee-centric company that can provide you with a secure and long-term career. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, and a company-funded medical reimbursement program.

We are currently seeking Manufacturing Production Trainees (Utility Workers) who will assist Production, Material Handling, Quality Assurance, Food Safety, and Building Maintenance with a variety of support duties. This is a hands-on entry-level role that does not require any experience. This position offers a fair wage, steady schedule, full-time hours, comprehensive benefits package, safe work environment, and professional growth opportunities.

Specific Duties:

  • Cut and stage cores for Operators.
  • Assist Operators with moving, loading, or unloading materials at the machines.
  • Wrap and strap pallets.
  • Stage and de-stage materials.
  • Refill workstations with supplies (e.g. boxes, pallets, tape, chemicals, etc.).
  • Complete workstation and facility sanitation checklists.
  • Clean and organize outdoor storage areas.
  • Assist with bagging and boxing finished goods.
  • Organize workstations and production areas.
  • Use a company vehicle to pick up and drop off materials and supplies and perform other business-related errands.
  • Assist the Press department with clean up, wash sink duties, and garbage removal.
  • Empty trash and production waste from production and office areas.
  • Assist with shafting plates in the Pre-Press department.
  • Assist with sorting finished product.
  • Operate valving machines as needed.
  • Assist with light maintenance activities as needed.
  • Operate floor scrubber to clean production flooring.
  • Participate in facility deep cleans and regular weekend cleaning.
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed at all times. Escalate any issues/concerns to management
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to safely work in a fast-paced production environment while managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Sense of accountability, including record of good attendance.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to maximize productivity.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, and climb a ladder and stairs.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 75 pounds.
  • Willingness and ability to work an overnight shift (if applicable for 2nd/3rd shift positions).
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license is required at time of hire.
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in the flexible packaging industry.

Eagle Flexible Packaging takes care of our employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a company-funded medical reimbursement program, paid time off, 401k matching, and an employee assistance program. We have a maintenance apprenticeship program and are committed to supporting our employees’ career growth and aspirations. We have bonus opportunities for employees to earn up to $2,500 for each referral and even offer a discount program that provides savings on everything from groceries to travel!

Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.