Job Details
Spokane Corporate Office - Spokane, WA
Full Time
$16.75 - $20.25 Hourly

Sonderen Packaging is hiring for Manufacturing Positions.

Sonderen Packaging is a family company in its third generation of ownership, since 1963. We strive to maintain a family focused culture, built on respect to our customers and employees.

Sonderen Packaging offers:

  • Competitive Wages (positions with step progression, you earn as you learn)
  • Quarterly Metric Bonus potential
  • Signing Bonus - $500 if eligible
  • 401(k) + company match up to 4%
  • Medical, dental and life Insurance after 60 days.
  • Health Insurance (choice of 3 plans) for employee AND family (company even pays a portion of dependent premiums)
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Life Insurance/Supplemental Life
  • Vacation, Sick and 6.5 holidays
  • Referral bonus – up to $500 if eligible

Work Hard Play Hard is what it’s all about. We have our annual summer picnic and winter party, monthly meal or giveaways, birthday wheel, several opportunities to help our local community with fundraisers and our partnership with Rogers High School on the Bite2Go program.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment testing
  • Previous manufacturing experience is always a plus, but not required.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Job type: Full-Time

Pay: Varied on Position, Shift and experience


  • 8 hour, 10 hour, 12 hour shifts
  • Days, Swing, Grave and weekend
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations: Sonderen Packaging follows all CDC and local guidelines

Go to the company website to see all employment opportunities.



We are looking for a Unicorn, aka an experienced glue machine operator. Have you operated International, Heidelberg, or Heiber-Schroder machines? How about a Leary and HHS glue system? We are searching for our next rock star to operate a glue machine and equipment within the established guidelines, efficiencies, and run speeds while producing a quality product. It is never a dull day in the custom packaging business or the finishing department. The operator is expected to efficiently set up and run straight-line, auto-bottom, 4 and 6 corner biers, and cartons with internal dividers while maintaining a high level of quality. The glue machine operator leads a team of 2-3 people comprised of a feeder/assistant and packer inspectors. The operator is tasked with inspiring the team to meet production goals and quality parameters. This department is critical to the success of Sonderen Packaging because it is the last checkpoint to ensure quality standards are met before the product is shipped to the customer. The finishing team members had this to say about their manager, "Allen is a good listener and a clear communicator, and will get you the help you need if you are struggling and need an extra hand.


Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and verify instructions on job ticket are accurate. Review product with labels and job ticket. Review printing quality
  • Keep the machine and equipment running in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure efficiencies, run speeds, and down time are within specified limits
  • Set up and run jobs in the most effective and efficient way possible


  • Straight-line
  • Auto-Bottom
  • 4 and 6/corner
  • Internals


  • International
  • Heidelberg
  • Heiber-Schroder
  • Leary and HHS glue systems