Woodbridge Township, New Jersey

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:

Responsible for the hands-on, safe and efficient operation, preventive maintenance and machine changeovers of Thermoshape molding equipment in manner to achieve optimal results.

Responsibilities:
  • Operates production equipment to achieve optimal results
  • Independently performs mechanical troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the assigned designated work area as authorized by shift leader under site guidelines of centerlining.
  • Un-jams / realigns / conveyor systems.
  • Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments as authorized by leader under site guidelines for centerlining.
  • Independently completes preventative maintenance requirements.
  • Follows all material requirements and customer specifications.
  • Performs and records product quality assurance checks in accordance with customer specifications.
  • Documents all production and production losses in computer programs.
  • Completes all mandatory reports.
  • Knowledge of specific area's reliability, quality, scrap and safety goals.
  • Follows all company and local work rules, safety rules and policies, BOS work instructions and SAP standards and activities.
  • Works in a safe and efficient manner at all times.
  • Attends all required training sessions and team meetings.
  • Functions within an ISO/Team environment effectively.
  • Observes all local and Company safety policies and procedures as well as housekeeping requirements.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Initiate action for food safety issues

Qualifications:
  • Ability to perform mechanical troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs on equipment
  • Must have own tools, with the exception of any specialty tools. Tool list will be provided upon offer of job.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and to stand throughout entire shift
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good eye and hand coordination
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Mechanically skilled as verifiable by transcript, reference, testing, or other approved methods.
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • *NEW* RETENTION BONUS OF $500 AT 6 MONTHS AND $1500 AT ONE YEAR
  • 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

Woodbridge Township, New Jersey

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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