Maximize your potential, own your impact. We are Charter Next Generation (CNG). We are curious. We are courageous. We are competitive. We are North America’s leading independent producer of high-performance, specialty film, and flexible packaging solutions for a greener tomorrow. Join us and our 2,100 employee-owners now as we passionately pursue sustainable solutions to create a better world.

This career opportunity is located at our CNG facility in Superior, WI.


Maximize your potential, own your impact.

Total rewards:

Significant earning potential in year 1
Progressive pay with skills development
Additional earnings through employee ownership program
Performance-based bonus opportunities
Benefits day 1
Paid parental leave
Tuition Reimbursement
Voluntary overtime
Two weeks’ vacation within first year
Holiday pay


Career advancement opportunities within 15 manufacturing facilities in the US
Leadership development
Technical training
Innovative and quick to market
Accelerated company growth

People & Culture:

Flexibility (Work 15 days a month)
Sustainability leader
Safety & quality driven
Fast-paced work environment
Purpose-driven & Values-based
Community partners
Earth stewardship

2-2-3 Shift schedule/hours:

Work: Monday & Tuesday – Off: Wednesday & Thursday – Work: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Off: Monday & Tuesday – Work: Wednesday & Thursday – Off: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
12-hour static shifts (Days: 7am-7pm) (Nights: 7pm-7am)


Starting wage $20.00-$23.00 dependent upon experience
Night shift differential: $2.50

You will be responsible for the operation and output of assigned production lines which include but are not limited to:

Performs duties in a manner that adheres to safety policies and procedures.
Participate in the training curriculum as an operator learning aspects of plastic extrusion line operations while completing assigned duties required for certification
Change plastic extruding machine, set up according to production line changes following specifications on work orders, and examine products for nonconformance to specifications
Responsible for monitoring quality and accuracy of the line and scrap
Perform housekeeping and preventative maintenance tasks as required to maintain equipment
Set up plastic extrusion machines (shut-down, start-up, switchovers, order preparation, and production, of plastic extrusion lines).
Responsible for raw materials (resin) by keeping extruder fed with resin mixture
Maintain good interaction and teamwork with supervisor and co-workers
Give assistance to co-workers to expedite changeovers


Ensure that safety and health concerns are given primary consideration in all activities
Follows company guidelines and actively participates in all safety processes
Carry out job/area specific housekeeping duties and maintain a high standard of professionalism
Look for, report, and correct any near misses/unsafe conditions or behaviors as soon as possible
Produce quality materials to be distributed to customers
Maintain production volume and efficiency
Identify needed changes and make recommendations – find a better way
Troubleshoot mechanical issues, requesting supervisor assistance when needed


3+ years in manufacturing, technical field, or engineering
Associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or another technical certification could take place of experience less than 5 years
Ability to work with measuring tools such as tape measure, calipers, etc.
Solid technical/mechanical aptitude
Physical ability to stand, walk, bend, pull and lift throughout a 12- hour period. (Our lift limit is 65lbs)
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen
Focus on safety and quality production
Basic computer knowledge
Strong communication skills
Positive attitude and a willingness to learn

Physical Work and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand most of their 12-hour shift on a cement production floor. The team member frequently is required to use arms to reach and hands to handle or feel. The team member must repetitively lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Must be able to routinely climb stairs and work safely around numerous hot surfaces and rotating equipment.
Team members are also required to frequently talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Team members in this role are exposed to seasonal temperature/humidity changes that can be near 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Are our values a match for you?

Committed – We act with integrity and respect for one another.
Collaborative – We are better when we work together.
Caring – We strive to be socially conscious in all we do.
Courageous – We take risks to achieve better outcomes.
Curious – We encourage new thinking to reimagine what’s possible.
Competitive – We play to win.

If so, we can offer you an exciting career opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and resume. Become part of our CNG team today!

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Equal Employment Opportunity: Hiring and advancement are based on job-related requirements and on an individual’s qualifications to perform a job. All aspects of employment are carried out free of discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disabilities, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression or any unlawful criterion, existing under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Charter Next Generation, Inc. is an E – Verify employer.