Utility (Line Technician) $16.50/ hr.-Plastipak - Alsip, IL

Plastipak

Alsip, IL

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Alsip, IL, US
LOCATION
Alsip, IL
POSTED
5 days ago

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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Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description:
Line Technicians are responsible for safely operating the downstream equipment and the total packaging of a quality container in accordance with customer and/or site specifications, as well as directing line associates. There are 2nd and 3rd shift positions available.

Responsibilities:

  • Function within an ISO/Team environment effectively.
  • Notify production technician, quality technician, and/ or shift leaders of any line problems/quality issues.
  • Operate downstream production equipment (box erectors, case packers, trimmers, and vision systems); including but not limited to: loading/ unloading, un- jamming, starting/ stopping equipment, minor process adjustments, and equipment changeover
  • Direct contract labor staffing.
  • Follow correct GMP and housekeeping procedures.
  • Inspect and pack containers into boxes.
  • Fold and insert dividers into constructed boxes; set up corrugated trays.
  • Palletize and stretch wrap/ band units.
  • Perform quality inspections of bottles, boxes, and downstream equipment per: “posted quality behaviors”.
  • Grind non-conforming bottles in appropriate grinders, remove labels from bottles.
  • Duties and responsibilities may vary and change due to product specifications.
  • Relieve co-workers as needed.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Manual dexterity as well as good hand/eye coordination, as determined during the interviewing processes
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Communication skills

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

About the Company

Plastipak

Plastipak is a global leader in the rigid plastic packaging and recycling industries with more than 50 years of engaged hearts and minds. With innovation as a key driver, Plastipak operates at more than 40 production sites across the globe with operations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Our purpose is to create products which inspire choice, provide value and are sustainably balanced for our customers.
COMPANY SIZE
5,000 to 9,999 employees
INDUSTRY
Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing
FOUNDED
1967
WEBSITE
https://www.plastipak.com/