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Company: Plastipak
Location: Westland, MI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description

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

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 Beverage Area Leader reports to the Beverage Team Leader and is responsible for working with team members to meet set objectives for assigned production lines and monitor safety, quality, reliability, and scrap.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner at all times
  • Maintain positive and safe culture by completing monthly 360 training, safety observations, and near miss observations
  • Initiate action for food safety issues
  • Ensure effective communication between shifts
  • Verify blow molder process settings are accurate and within the standard process parameters
  • Enter proper and accurate downtime notifications and repair work orders into SAP
  • Maintain PSA's in a timely manner
  • Follow production schedule and work orders to ensure correct product is being produced
  • Identify, prioritize, and report problems with recommended solutions to be addressed during scheduled down times
  • Enter proper and accurate downtime and repair work orders into SAP
  • Ensure quality product through proper testing, data entry and observation
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Report non-conformities, production, machine or quality issues on process to the beverage team leader
  • Direct and monitor work flow and daily functions of the team
  • Train team members on SAP functions for daily activity (label returns, scrap, downtime, etc.)
  • Serve as back up production technician as needed (covering breaks, absent associates, etc.)
  • Follow production schedule and work orders so that correct product is being produced
  • Determine reason and best course of action for  repairs/improvements when lines are not running accurately
  • Focus on continuous improvement in areas of maintenance, safety, quality, reliability, and productivity
  • Miscellaneous related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree
  • Three or more years of manufacturing experience
  • Relevant mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge
  • Resilient leadership skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Proficient in computer programs (Iconics and SAP experience preferred)
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Retain strong customer focus in all areas
  • Self-motivated
  • Lifting Requirements: 25 – 75 lbs.
  • Vision Requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Constant: Use arms, hands, and fingers to feel and/or reach, speak, and listen
  • Frequent: Push and/or pull carts/bins, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Occasional: Sit, climb, and balance
  • Environment: Exposed to high levels of noise

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


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