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Area Leader

Location
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022

Plastipak Area Leaders coordinate downstream personnel. They communicate to the Team Leader and Shift Maintenance the reliability of the equipment; pallet conveying systems, strappers, wrappers, and palletizers. The individual in this role works closely with the Team Leader and Shift Maintenance to ensure shift operational objectives are maintained.

We Offer

  • Stability. Our business is growing and we prioritize promotion from within!

  • Premium pay & benefits, including 18 days of paid time off a year!

You Will

  • Manage associates time including break protocols

  • Identify cause and affect issues on downstream equipment up to and including basic repairs and communicates them to the Team Leader and Shift Maintenance

  • Operational understanding of the pallet conveying system and its touch screen controls along with the basic functional controls of palletizers, wrappers and strappers

  • Have knowledge of the handling of all raw materials (tier sheets, top frames, scrap raw materials, pallets, stretch wrap and banding) which would include; how to acquire them, the rotation of stock and storage areas of these materials

  • Ensure product integrity by supplying a quality finished good to our customer based on the quality standard provided.  This would include visually inspecting the unit to ensure the proper label information meets the bottle specifications

  • Read and follow the ZMF51 and knows how to be effective and efficient with managing change overs and preventative maintenance

  • Follows basic grinding room operations and knows scrap product procedures 

  • Effectively repair damaged units and knows short pallet protocol

  • Must learn and understand the operations in the layer pad area

  • In absence of team lead, must create line labor schedule; perform daily Shift Meeting, including assign daily tasks and assignments; complete Food Safety and Shift Meeting form; create production labels when needed and for the next shift; print out updated ZMF51 schedule and enter production numbers in SAP and finalize Labor Report

  • Keep record of Trainees (PPK and Temporary) to know percent complete as well as when they will complete training

  • Observes all local and company safety policies and procedures as well as maintaining good housekeeping and GMP practices

  • Follows our ISO standards and how to locate plant procedural forms and work instructions

  • Initiate action(s) for food safety issues and report the issue(s) and action(s) taken to a member of the Food Safety Team

  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company's discretion

You Have

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Experience in manufacturing setting including Sidel and palletizer experience

  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English

  • Ability to communicate verbally and give clear direction

  • Proven attendance, safety and quality record

  • Team oriented

  • Must maintain First Aid/CPR Training

  • Must maintain valid forklift certification

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Etc.)

  • Ability to stand/walk for up to 12 hours with breaks

  • Ability to bend, reach and move around facility

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

  • Ability to work on aerial platforms up to 20 ft

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Details

  • Job Reference: 672080090-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Plastipak Holdings
  • Location: East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent