Garland, Texas

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
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

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Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description:

The Process Technician is responsible for the hands-on operations and maintenance of the automated blow molding and injection molding equipment.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs basic troubleshooting
  • Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the designated work area
  • Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments
  • Completes preventative maintenance requirements
  • Has working knowledge of various product orders by following all material requirements and customer requests
  • Performs quality control checks, and helps maintain customer requirements, according to specifications by bottle types and various dimensions
  • Enter downtime and scrap into system
  • Follows correct housekeeping and safety procedures
  • Attends all required training sessions and weekly team meetings
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO standards
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • An Associate's Degree in Industrial Technology, related field of study or relevant work experience (minimum of 2 years) is preferred.
  • Standing/walking continuously during entire shift. Frequently walking is performed at a moderate pace in order to respond to machine and equipment breakdown
  • Able to lift 40 lbs. continuously; and able to lift 70 lbs. occasionally with assistance
  • Postural activities include climbing, maneuvering, bending, stooping, kneeling. Crouching, crawling above, under and around machinery, equipment and conveyors continuously throughout entire shift
  • Reaching, handling, touching grasping machine parts, controls, control panels, levers, switches continuously while repairing machines
  • Continuously use the bilateral upper extremities to reach, handle, grip and grasp, push and pull, finger and feel, turn, wrench, etc. Forceful grasping, pinching, pushing, and pulling with hand tools to diagnose and repair machinery and equipment
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, platforms and scaffolding to repair machine and equipment frequently throughout entire shift
  • Ability to work in non-permit required confined spaces and at heights of 15' to 20'

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:
  • 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
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

Garland, Texas

A global leader in the science of flexible packaging and barrier technology, Plastipak has instituted packaging enhancements that continue to set industry standards. Our manufacturing competencies span the full gamut of customer requirements, affording consumers the latest in packaging design, labeling, filling and delivery. Direct links into our supply chain allow customers quick access to information supporting material planning, quality assurance and inventory control.

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