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Company: Plastipak
Location: Medina, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
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 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 Engineering Technician is responsible for and has the authority for set up and operation of automated blow molding machines. The Engineering Technician is also responsible for making necessary adjustments and/or minor mechanical repairs to the machines and auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility and authority as outlined in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures, and all Instruction manuals.
  • Functions within an ISO/Team environment effectively. 
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • Tends to a blow molding machine that produces plastic containers.
  • Performs quality control checks and helps maintain customer requirements according to specification in bottle weights and various dimensions such as wall thickness, flash, plastic distribution, concavity, convexity or crooked sections.  Makes adjustments to correct and/or eliminate defects.
  • Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments such as heat controls, cooling water temperatures, pressures and functioning of extruder and hydraulic pumping units.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on machines and auxiliary equipment as assigned.
  • Observes all local and Company safety policies and procedures as well as housekeeping requirements.
  • Maintains various production and quality reports.
  • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable to all state and federal laws. The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related duties as requested, subject to all applicable to all state and federal laws.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's / Bachelor's degree in an Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Technology or equivalent; or, at least three years related experience and/or training.
  • Mechanically inclined as verifiable by transcripts, references, testing, or other approved methods.
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills as demonstrated in the context of the interviewing processes.
  • The employee is required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
  • Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force frequently and (may) be required to lift up to 75 pounds.

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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