×

Explore a Career at Plastipak

Together We Innovate

Rewarding, challenging and innovative—that’s Plastipak! Discover your potential at Plastipak, where rigid plastic packaging and recycling meet innovation. Work with us to improve the way people experience packaging worldwide with our latest manufacturing systems, robotic and automation technologies and ink to bottle decoration technologies. Join a culture of educated associates from technicians to engineers and other professionals made up of a diverse workforce.

Search For Jobs
High volume



Put your technical skills to work in Plastipak’s high-volume manufacturing systems including PET and HDPE technologies. Be part of these innovative platforms used to manufacture a wide variety of rigid plastic containers in varying shapes and sizes around the world.

High volume
Use the latest in robotics in the design and manufacture of rigid plastic packaging and recycling. Develop technical and managerial skills through award-winning Plastipak Academy, where Plastipak develops leaders. Gain skills and knowledge through Plastipak’s Technical Training System, which was launched to support the performance of technicians and engineers throughout the company.

High volume
Join Plastipak at the Intersection of Capacity and Ability. The Capability Center allows customers to experience practical demonstrations of our most innovative technologies and the value they deliver to the marketplace. Let your creativity flow in our creative packaging studio at this centralized location as we work together to develop innovative packaging solutions.

High volume
Be part of the next generation in traditional and labeless printing solutions for rigid plastic containers. Plastipak’s Direct Object Printing transforms printing capabilities with the ability to print directly on the bottle. Other decoration technologies add brand-building value with embossing and screen printing technologies.

High volume
Use your creative ideas and technical skills to further develop sustainable packaging solutions at Plastipak. Advance sustainable operations in the production of virgin and post-consumer recycled resin as we operate with a bottle to bottle approach to recycling. Expand sustainability initiatives such as lightweighting to continually reduce our carbon footprint.

High volume

Together We Innovate

Find Your Career

Plastipak’s core values set a foundation that allows associates to thrive in a healthy work environment.

Join Plastipak in providing packaging for the world’s most recognized and respected brands, such as Procter & Gamble, The Kraft Heinz Company, and PepsiCo just to name a few. Plastipak supports manufacturing operations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Search For Jobs


Careers Videos

Together We Innovate

Find Your Career

At Plastipak, we believe that to be truly successful a company must be concerned with 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 fifty years this privately-owned company has developed a culture where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.

Plastipak invests in its associates by providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary with engaged hearts and minds. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Search For Jobs

Tech Careers

Take Your Tech Career to the Next Level

At Plastipak, it's all about you. Find your purpose and connect your technical skills with our advanced manufacturing services including automation systems and robotics. As part of our manufacturing and digitally industrial company, help us to manage our technologies, analyze data and grow your talents to reshape the future of the packaging industry.

Search For Jobs

Plastipak Values

Equal Opportunity Employer

Plastipak is 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 career opportunities.

Plastipak attempts to make www.plastipak.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please send an email to gbtcstat@plastipak.com (any general inquiries regarding employment application status, resume submittals, open positions and any other general inquiries will not receive a response).

Plastipak's Core Values

Plastipak’s core values set a foundation that allows associates to thrive in a healthy work environment.

Our Core Values
Trust – Foundation for growth
Accountability – Be responsible
Innovation – Think differently
Integrity – Do the right thing
Dignity – Respect others
Diversity – Enrich the workplace
Engagement – Be involved
Environment – Conserve resources
Community – Be a good citizen

Investing in Associates

Plastipak's Associate Commitment

Plastipak is fully invested in its associates with a commitment 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... with engaged hearts and minds.

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. 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. Managers and associates use annual performance 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

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

Plastipak Academy launches new programs regularly addressing both technical and managerial learning initiatives, while fostering an engaging environment. The Academy has been recognized with an Exemplary Award for Innovation and Excellence from CorpU.

Plastipak Academy

Military Friendly

Military-Friendly Careers at Plastipak

Plastipak offers 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 multiple locations, Plastipak offers an abundance of careers that would benefit greatly from the skills and experience of military veterans.


View Careers in North America

Get Answers

How Do I Find My Career at Plastipak?

How can I find a job that best suits my interest?
A: Jobs can be viewed by job category, location, or by using key words.  To search by location, type the city or state into the search bar, and click search button, or you can select a location from the options located on the left side of the page. You can also search by typing key words into the search bar at the top of the screen, such as Technician, Forklift, or Engineer, and clicking on the search button.  To search by job category, select the type of position you wish to apply, such as Full Time or Part-Time, on the left-hand side of page.

If you are already registered, you can login to the system and search the same way.
http://www.plastipak.com/careers/

The Application Process

How long does the online application process take?
A: If you are applying for the first time or creating your candidate profile, you can expect the application process to take approximately 15-20 minutes. Once you have created a candidate profile and are applying to another position, the process should only take 5-10 minutes.

During the application process, you will be asked a series of questions to build your candidate profile, including a brief questionnaire and an EEO questionnaire. Required fields will be marked with a red * asterisk and will need to be filled in before proceeding to the next step. You will be asked to agree to our terms and conditions once you have completed your candidate profile. If you are applying directly to a position, this will complete your application. 

You will be given the option to create a general account, which will enable to you log back in and update your applications and review the status of your candidacy.

How do I know if my application has been received?
A: Once you successfully completed your application, the system will send your provided email address a confirmation email. If you apply for multiple positions, you will receive an email notification for each position confirming your application was received.

How can I follow the status of my application?
A: You may create an account at the time you apply for a position to be able to see the status of your application.

Technical Questions Regarding Workday, Plastipak’s Online Recruiting System

What if I do not have an e-mail address?
A: An e-mail address is required to apply. If you do not have one, there are many sources for free e-mail accounts. Use a search engine such as Yahoo, Google, or others to locate these services. 

What if I forget my password? How can I access my data again?
A: Click the “Forgot Password” button on the login screen.  It will ask you to enter the email address you used when creating your account. The system will then send out a notification to the provided email address with instructions on how to reset your password.

When I try to register, I get the following message: “This e-mail address is already registered.”
A: If this occurs, you have already registered with us using this e-mail address. To resolve the problem, simply access the login screen, click “Forgot Password,” and submit for a new password using your e-mail address. You will be able to update or change your password once you receive the e-mail notification.

What is a candidate profile?
A: The Candidate Profile provides us with basic information, such name, phone number, and email address. The candidate profile can also indicate what type of positions that match your background. You will be able to maintain and change your candidate profile by creating an account and logging into the system.

How do I change or update my profile?
A: To change or update your profile, create an account at the end of the application process.  This will enable you to log into the system using your identified same e-mail address and password. You will be able to add or edit information, including uploading a new resume or deleting an outdated one. Your changes will take effect once you hit the save button.

What happens if I change my candidate profile while an application is pending?
A: Any changes you make to your candidate profile will take immediate effect and will be incorporated into previous or pending applications. 

Which formats and what size documents can I upload?
A: You can use standard Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. You can also upload files in the following formats: rich text format (RTF), plain text (TXT), and portable document format (PDF). Other file formats, such as ZIP files, cannot be processed.

How long will my data be stored?
A: Your data will be stored in our system for two years. If you login and update your profile on a regular basis, you will remain in the database. However, if a profile is not accessed for more than two years, it is deleted.

Which browsers are supported?
A: The system is supported by all internet browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

Other Questions

Additional questions?
A:  If you still have unanswered questions related to your online application, please contact us at gbtcstat@plastipak.com