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HiLo / Forklift Operator - starting at $17.50/hr-Plastipak - Westland, MI

Company: Plastipak
Location: Westland
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job 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 INSURANCEPAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYSPART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCHTUITION ASSISTANCECOMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITYDEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTTELEMEDICINEPET INSURANCETECHNICAL SKILLS TRAININGLEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESREFERRAL BONUS PROGRAMIn order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipaks Privacy Policy to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide. Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.The Pay Rate is $17.50/hr or higher based on experiencePosition Description:The Raw Material Handler is responsible for the efficient movement and storage of raw materials, accurate scanning, accurate material movements, and timely documentation. The Raw Material Handler is also responsible for loading product for STOs and vendor returns. In addition, the Raw Material Handler is responsible for the unloading of inbound raw materials as directed by the Raw Material Area Leader.Responsibilities:Ability to adhere to the attendance and punctuality policy.Follows all safety requirements, policies and reports any unsafe conditions to a leader.Works in a safe and efficient manner at all times, monitors team members for safe practices and mentors best methods.Operate and monitor assigned machines and auxiliary equipment.Functions effectively within a team environment.Responsible for the completion of all required training and technical criteria with in a defined time period.Attends all team meetings as required.Follows all company policies and work rules including but not limited to 6S (housekeeping), GMP, Lean Manufacturing practices and BOS quality system.Transfer raw materials as required to production storage locations and return unused production materials to storage locationsAccurate scanning and timely material movements of in-house raw materialsAdheres to all work instructions, Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping proceduresComplete all company paperwork timely and accurately following the work instructions in BOS.Utilizes approved work instructions for storage, transfer and loading of raw materialsUtilization of approved ERP system for all transactionsLoad/unload shuttle trailers/vendor deliveriesMaintain clean and orderly work areaResponsible for the accuracy of all transactions and product scanningLoad raw materials for shipment/returns to vendor, and transfers to other facilitiesDocument all shipments both inbound and outbound using the proper material documentsRepair/repackaging of damaged product or supplies which occurred on shift or as directedVerify that the quality of the product sent inbound/outbound meets customer expectationsCommunication within team and other teams as necessary to ensure process efficiencyIdentify and report the discovery of any non-conforming raw materials promptlyResponsible for recommending improvements to work instructionsReport faulty equipment including scanners, Hilos, and VRCs.Participate in physical inventories.Maintains various daily reports in SAP as required.Move and handle finished goods as required to receive, record production, store in specified location and/or load trailers for transfer or customer orders.Recommends and assists in implementing measures to improve site and company processes, resource utilization, quality of product and waste reduction.Load finished goods for shipment to customersPerform duties and tasks as assigned to ensure efficient, balanced and effective use of all resources.Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.All other miscellaneous related duties and functions as may be assigned by leadership.Qualifications:Strong mechanical aptitude and experience.Technically oriented and knowledgeable in manufacturing systems.Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.Able to multitask in a fast paced environment.Proficient in computer programs.Team-oriented and self-motivatedMeets MIOSHA / OSHA Operator Selection Rule 2151 (R408.12151)Must be able to operate a forklift safely and be able to explain the basic safety features of the forklift including lifting capacitiesMust be able to read shipping and receiving documentsMust be able to make basic mathematical calculationsExperience with computers or scanning equipment desiredHigh School diploma or general education degree (GED)5+ years of relevant Hi Lo driving experience, military experience a plusRegularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.Frequently is required to push or pull bins and carts, stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.Must regularly lift and/or move up to fifteen poundsFrequently lift and/or move up to fifty poundsOccasionally lift and/or move more than one hundred pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Why should you apply?You may be eligible for:MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCEPAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYSPART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCHTUITION ASSISTANCECOMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITYDEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTTELEMEDICINE PET INSURANCETECHNICAL SKILLS TRAININGLEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESREFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

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