Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and recycling of plastic rigid containers. 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. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship.
Plastipak follows industry leading protocols to address COVID-19, including regular disinfection, electrostatic cleaning and temperature sensing kiosks at most locations. We strictly adhere to all CDC guidelines to provide a safe working environment for our associates and visitors; including face coverings, social distancing, and hand sanitizer stations.
Named one of America's Best Employers in Michigan by Forbes in 2020, Plastipak offers many great benefits, including:
MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM
Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.
This position is responsible for and works with production personnel to meet set objectives for their assigned production lines in the areas of safety, quality, reliability, and scrap. Additionally, this position is responsible for performing, monitoring and evaluating preventative maintenance plans for assigned lines and continually working towards improving equipment and processes.
Performs mechanical, electrical, electronic, and pneumatic troubleshooting.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Repairs or replaces defective parts.
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
Starts devices to test their performance and ensures proper corrective action has been taken.
Sets up and operates drill press, grinders, and other metal working tools to make and repair parts.
Initiates purchase requisitions for parts and machines.
Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the designated work area.
Monitors and performs necessary repairs and records all changes.
Completes preventative maintenance requirements.
Helps maintain customer requirements according to specifications in bottle weights and various dimensions.
Performs changeovers with production associates, following changeover schedules.
Works together with Process Technicians and Team Leaders to resolve technical process problems with color, mold and label changeovers.
Performs line changeover procedures and ensures correct completion and successful startups.
Makes suggestions to improve procedures and streamline processes to reduce changeover time.
Prepares equipment and supplies (molds, trim tooling, etc.) for changeovers, including outfitting molds and repairing tooling.
Follows correct housekeeping and safety procedures.
Attends all related training sessions and team meetings.
Responsible for maintaining ISO standards, including consistent data documentation in PICS/SAP.
Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Welding and fabricator experience preferred.
Demonstrates strong teamwork ethic.
Exhibits a high level of self-motivation and flexibility of job assignments.
Works overtime as necessary, based on production needs/demands.
Possesses an appropriate balance of technical and interpersonal communication skills and willingness to extend knowledge through training.
Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blue prints, and schematics correctly.
Applies concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations effectively.
Carries out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form correctly, applying good judgment and practical knowledge.
Effectively deals with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
High school Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)