Plant City, Florida

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

In order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipak's Privacy Policy to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide.

Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

The Forklift Operator/Material Handler is responsible for the moving and storage of finished goods and raw materials. The Forklift Operator/Material Handler is also responsible for loading product for customer orders.

Responsibilities:
  • Remove finished goods / raw materials to/from production lines and place in warehouse or production areas
  • Responsible for equipment
  • Establishes and maintains First In, First Out (FIFO) system of inventory with consideration for all products stored at all warehouses
  • Adheres to all work instructions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and housekeeping procedures
  • Loads and unload trailers
  • Maintains a clean and orderly warehouse
  • Responsible for the accuracy of all transactions and product scanning
  • Loads finished goods for shipment to customers with industrial truck/material handling device
  • Responsible repairing any damaged units
  • Verify that the quality of the product sent outbound meets customer expectations.
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO standards
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • Responsible for Downstream Equipment Operations when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Team oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have flexibility of job assignments
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to operate a forklift
  • Must be able to read shipping and receiving documents
  • Basic computer skills
  • Physical effort required, continuous mental and visual attention required
  • Lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to walk up stairs
  • Manual dexterity
  • Exposed to dust, odors, oil and noise
  • Required to sit, stand, and move about the facility - - ability to operate a forklift up to 95% of scheduled working hours
  • Overtime required per schedule, 7-day week operation

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

Plant City, Florida

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

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a Plastipak job posting, you will either be re-directed to fill out an application on Plastipak's career page or be given a confirmation of submission.  If you get redirected, please complete the application on the career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Plastipak reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

How to Win An Interview

1.     Review the job description for the specific position you are applying for.

2.     Review the company website. Know their mission and values. What do they do? What are their products?

3.     Prepare a few questions to ask on your interview.

4.     Prepare to discuss your military or civilian background and how it relates to the position. 

5.     Check out the RecruitMilitary Resources tab for resume guidance, interview prep and more!

 

 

Similar jobs