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Plastipak is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Plastipak's list of customers includes some of the world's most recognized and respected brands, such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and PepsiCo just to name a few. Plastipak supports manufacturing operations throughout the North America, South America and Europe.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Plastipak has been and will continue to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and embrace the unique differences, talents and perspectives in our associates. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status. We encourage you to view our open positions.

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Plastipak's Core Values

At Plastipak, we believe that to be truly successful a company must be focused on more than profit and loss statements; it must be guided by solid values and principles. Plastipak is an organization of opportunities, and for more than three decades this privately-held company has developed a culture in which every associate has the opportunity to succeed.

Plastipak's Associate Commitment

Plastipak is fully invested in its associates, committed to providing hands-on training opportunities, access to industry innovations and opportunities for career development. Plastipak is a company in which its associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary... where possibilities are unlimited.

Technical Training System

In 1995, Plastipak launched the Technical Training System to support the performance of technicians and engineers throughout the company. Technical Training Modules help associates gain the skills and knowledge necessary to work safely and to produce quality products. The design, development and implementation of the Technical Training System is a joint effort among members of various production teams, site technical training teams and the staff of the Technical Training & Performance Support Department. Plastipak conducts extensive interviews to identify the constraints that affect training at Plastipak sites. This analysis is the foundation for determining training program content and methodology. By approaching training in this way, Plastipak has created a robust training program curriculum of more than 100 modules relating to PET blow molding, PET injection molding and HDPE extrusion and blow molding.

Performance Management

Plastipak's Performance Management system helps managers set strategic objectives to ensure alignment with business goals. This proprietary process is unique to Plastipak and has allowed the company to achieve exceptional business results. All associates are expected to participate in annual performance reviews. Managers and associates use the information from these reviews to create individual action plans that assist associates in strengthening their professional skills. For key associates, Plastipak creates individualized career development plans that include classroom and practical learning opportunities.

Plastipak Academy is an institution of higher learning within Plastipak. Its purpose is to equip leaders throughout the Plastipak enterprise with the skills required for personal and professional growth.

Many effective skill-building programs are already in place across the organization, such as skill blocks, job-specific technical training, regulatory training and new-hire training, all of which serve an important purpose; but each has a different audience and mission than the learning programs offered through the Academy. Academy programs are specifically designed to develop and equip leaders who will continue Plastipak tradition of excellence and success as the company grows and expands.

Leaders are selected for specific Academy programs by their managers based on criteria that include the individual's development goals, the skills needed for the job and the organization current business needs. Plastipak Academy has delivered more than 80 learning programs since launching in March 2006 and continues to draw participants from across Plastipak.

Military-Friendly Careers at Plastipak

Plastipak offers great opportunities for military professionals transitioning in their career to civilian life. We value the work ethic, leadership and determination these individuals bring with them to the workplace, and their drive to succeed aligns with Plastipak's own values and goals.

With a diverse company culture and locations throughout North America, Plastipak offers an abundance of careers that would benefit greatly from the skills and experience of military veterans.

Our North America Locations

  • Alsip, IL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Champaign, IL
  • East Longmeadow, MA
  • Garland, TX
  • Havre de Grace, MD
  • Hazelwood, MO
  • Highlands, TX
  • Jackson Center, OH
  • McCalla, AL
  • Medina, OH
  • Modesto, CA
  • Newark, OH
  • Ottumwa, IA
  • Pineville, LA
  • Plant City, FL
  • Plymouth, MI
  • Victorville, CA
  • West Chicago, IL
  • Westland, MI
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