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.
Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.
The Material Handler is responsible for the moving and storage of finished goods and raw materials as well as being responsible for loading products for customer orders.
Safe operation of tow motor, forklift, clamp truck fork lift, straight fork lift, label lift, or floor jack in both warehouse and production areas
Scanning of materials and data entry when required
Supplies production lines in timely manner
Runs scrap reports as needed
Consolidates label supplies as needed
Assures Stock Rotation (First In, First Out) system is followed
Visually inspects raw materials for damage, contamination, or discoloration
Collects resin samples from rail cars and bulk trucks
Correct and accurate completion of assigned paperwork
Adheres to all Business Operating Standards (BOS) and SAP standards and activities
Documents incoming shipments and movements as required
Complies with all safety policies and procedures
Maintains housekeeping and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards
Attends all required training sessions and weekly team meetings
Communicates effectively and appropriately with Production, Quality, and Group Leaders
Other jobs as assigned by supervisor
High school diploma or GED preferred
Prior tow motor, forklift or heavy equipment experience
Basic math and reading skills
Basic computer and scanner skills
Ability to lift 50 pounds and to stand throughout entire shift