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Yard Driver at Plastipak Packaging Inc. in Jackson Center, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Plastipak is fully invested in our associates providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary, with unlimited possibilities.

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Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

The Yard Driver is responsible for safe movement and repositioning of semi-trailers.


  • Moves trailers from yard area into assigned docks and then secures/locks trailer to assure no movement until released.

  • Drops trailers into assigned yard areas.

  • Assists in daily yard inventory of trailers.

  • Responds as quickly as possible, but in a safe working manner, to all calls from warehouses.

  • Follows all company and local work rules, safety rules and policies, BOS work instructions and SAP standards and activities.

  • Other job-related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Previous experience or training in driving semi-trailers.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as demonstrated by pre-hire or pre-promotion screening and testing.

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Telemedicine

  • Company paid life insurance and disability

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Pet Insurance

  • Referral bonus program