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Forklift Operator-$18.50/HR and Up

Company: Plastipak Packaging Inc.
Location: Champaign
Posted on: January 15, 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 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 Forklift Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient movement and storage of finished goods and raw materials. This position plays an important role of supporting the production lines by either supplying raw materials to the lines or by removing finished product from the lines.Responsibilities:Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.Recording production, transferring, storing and scanning of both finished goods and raw materials.Utilizes approved work instructions for storage, transfer and loading of finished goods and raw materials.Loads/unloads shuttle trailers and semi-tractor trailers.Responsible for the accuracy of all transactions and product scanning.Documents all shipment, both inbound and outbound per work instructions.Verifies the quality of the product sent outbound meets customer expectations.Identify and report the discovery of any non-conforming finished goods or raw materials promptly.Completes routine forklift pre-trip inspections, and changing fuel tanks.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 housekeeping.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.Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED is preferred.At least 1 year (or more) of related forklift experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.Ability to read 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 have a valid driver's license.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

Keywords: Plastipak Packaging Inc., Champaign , Forklift Operator-$18.50/HR and Up, Professions , Champaign, Illinois

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