Plastipak Packaging, Inc Material Handler in West Chicago, Illinois

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Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. 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. Plastipak is fully invested in our associates providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary, with unlimited possibilities.

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Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities: Responsible for the efficient movement and storage of finished goods. Responsible for loading product for customer orders.

Position Description:

+ Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.

+ Transfers finished goods as required to record production, store in specified location and/or load trailers.

+ Adheres to all work instructions, Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping procedures.

+ Utilizes approved work instructions for storage, transfer and loading of finished goods.

+ Loads/unloads shuttle trailers.

+ Maintains clean and orderly warehouse.

+ Responsible for the accuracy of all transactions and product scanning.

+ Loads finished goods for shipment to customers.

+ Documents all shipment, both inbound and outbound per work instructions.

+ Repairs damaged and non-conforming units promptly.

+ Verifies the quality of the product sent outbound meets customer expectations.

+ Communicates with team members and other process teams as necessary to ensure process efficiency.

+ Identifies and reports the discovery of any non-conforming finished goods promptly.

+ Responsible for recommending improved work instructions.

+ Completes applicable routine forklift inspections and maintenance, including battery recharge, changing fuel tanks, and equipment lubrication.

+ Performs work in a safe manner, and is responsible for following all safety policies and procedures.

+ Responsible for adhering to all Good Manufacturing Practices GMP rules.

+ Responsible for maintaining high standards relating to warehouse housekeeing.

+ Responsible for working effectively with the Team Leader, production associates, and other team members.

+ Has the authority to place product on hold.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Responsibilities and authorities as documented in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures, HACCP Manual, Common Work Instructions and Site Work Instructions.


+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three month?s related experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.

+ Ability to rea and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

+ Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

+ Ability to perform basic math calculations.

+ Ability to lift 50 lbs.

+ Must be able to operate a forklift.

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

+ Medical, dental and vision insurance.

+ Telemedicine.

+ Company paid life insurance and disability.

+ Paid vacation and holidays.

+ 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match.

+ Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account.

+ Referral bonus program.