East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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 Mid-Sized Employers by Forbes in 2021, 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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Summary:

Responsible for the hands on operation of the automated blow molding equipment along with the necessary production paperwork and preliminary maintenance on the machine to keep the production process working at maximum efficiency.

Responsibilities:
  • Establishes and fosters correct GMP, good housekeeping and safety habits and maintains a clean and safe working environment to meet or exceed the customers' specifications.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Performs quality control checks to ensure the customers' requirements are met.
  • Attends all required training sessions and weekly team meetings and works to advance team effectiveness to promote an environment conducive to plant growth and success.
  • Performs mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments.
  • Makes adjustments and repairs on the machinery as necessary to keep the process operating at peak efficiency.
  • Has working knowledge of various products and adheres to customer requirements and specifications.
  • Function within the ISO Standards and maintain a team environment.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Initiate action(s) for food safety issues and report the issue(s) and action(s) taken to a member of the Food Safety Team.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company's discretion.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Work 12 hr shift - 6:45 pm - 7:15 am, rotating schedule
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Team oriented and self-motivated.
  • Must have a special blend of technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent safety, quality and attendance record.
  • Ability to stand/walk for up to 12 hours with breaks.
  • Ability to bend, reach and move around facility.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work on aerial platforms up to 20 ft.

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

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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.

Named one of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers by Forbes in 2021, 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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