Careers

Join the Pliant Plastics Family

Discover a gratifying career through our people-first approach. Pliant could be the perfect fit for you!

Over the past 54 years, Pliant has prioritized building a culture of respect, openness, and teamwork. We empower people to share ideas, communicate openly, develop their skills, and grow in their roles. We believe that when people are engaged, learning, and treated with appreciation and care, they do their best work. And that belief has created an extraordinary culture and a thriving team.

Benefits

401k Matching, Flexible schedules, Paid time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, STD (Short Term Disability), LTD (Long Term Disability), HSA(Health Saving Account), FSA (Flexible Savings Account), HDHP(High Deductible Health Plans), Life insurance, Accidental Insurance and Critical illness insurance, Employee Assistance Programs, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, and Individual Development Programs.

Available Positions

Browse our open positions and let us know if you are a good fit. We’d love to connect to review your resume and get to know you better.

Production Team Member I

1st Shift: M-F 6am-230pm

2nd Shift: M-F 2pm-1030pm

3rd Shift: M-F 10pm-630am

Position Summary: Assembly of parts after production. Application of promoter and tape to production pieces. Packing and labeling assembled parts for shipment. Responsible for packing and labeling product, loading/unloading multiple production machines and operating assembly equipment to assemble products and/or packaging according to customer and company provided specifications.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Personal Traits:

· High School Diploma

· Previous manufacturing or mechanical experience.

· Able to maintain specified machine rate.

· Demonstrated mechanical ability in the use of tools.

· Demonstrated math skills.

· Automated equipment operation.

· SPC-SQC basic training.

· General computer experience.

· Demonstrated ability to follow conveyance rates with specified cycle times.

Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

· Perform all work functions in adherence to safety, quality and production policies.

· Load and unload automatic and semi-automatic equipment with material and product.

· Routinely lift up to 55 pounds worth of weight.

· Perform hand or mechanical assembly, packaging and decorating.

· Follow schedules and work instructions to meet production as scheduled.

· Perform quality checks and verifications as required by work instructions.

· Verify product quality, contain and hold product if appropriate.

· Inspect product per CDB (Central Data Book).

· Assist in 1st piece sign offs and quality checks.

· Maintain a clean and orderly work area.

· Adhere to SPN/Quality alerts as required.

· Must be willing to pack any products; be willing to float whenever and wherever needed.

· Identify product through all operations.

· Transfer WIP/FG to designated areas.

· Ability to identify proper material recycle codes.

· Ability to build and trouble shoot master labels.

· Ability to read the dispatch list to determine BOM requirements.

· Ability to comfortably use the paging system.

· Ability to use a pallet jack.

· Ability to work in a team atmosphere and assist those around you on short notice.

· Perform hourly process and Quality checks as required.

· Follow FIFO (First in first out).

· Successfully utilize gauges and understand terminology.

· Set-up and end jobs (load and unload jobs in Plex).

· Have an understanding of KANBAN.

· Have an understanding of partial boxes and know when to use them.

· Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Production Team Member 2 Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

· Help on the floor wherever needed – team player – willing to do whatever and whenever is asked.

· Locate and prepare packaging.

· Empty runner barrels.

· Perform label audits on packaging.

· Assist in 1st piece sign offs and quality checks.

· Cover operator breaks in a timely fashion.

Work Environment: Light industrial factory environment, low – moderate noise, occasional light dust, and occasional plastic fumes. Assembly machines, insert molding presses, hand tools, scales, forklift, full use and range of movements of wrists, hands, arms and eyes.

Core Values: Teamwork, Trustworthy, Respectful, Positive Attitude, and Meta-Performance. All Pliant team members are required to model these core values in all areas of communication and performance on a consistent basis.

 

 

 

Clean Room Operator I

1st Shift: M-Th 530am-4pm

2nd Shift: M-Th 2pm-1230am or M-F 2pm-1030pm

Position Summary:  Assemble product using manual equipment in a controlled ‘Clean Room’ environment.  Inspect, package, and label product to customer specifications.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED).
  • Previous manufacturing or mechanical experience, including the use of manual & semi-automated equipment.
  • Demonstrated eye-hand coordination / manual dexterity.
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability in the use of tools.
  • Demonstrated basic math skills.

Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

Operator 1:

  • Manual assembly of product.
  • Perform welding, packaging and labeling operations.
  • Perform repetitive, intricate tasks in a contained environment.
  • Follow work instructions to meet schedules and special requirements.
  • Perform quality verification testing.
  • Provide accurate and legible quantity, quality and time reports.
  • Maintain a clean-room environment to required standards.
  • Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as assigned by the supervisor.

Mechanical: (equipment operation or physical dexterity required for the position) – Manual and semi-automatic assembly equipment, sonic welder, scales, packaging equipment, full use and range of movements of wrists, hands, arms and eyes.

Work Environment:  Environmentally controlled clean-room, moderate noise, hearing protection required, and protective clothing required.

Production Team Member 2 - Assembly

1st Shift: M-F 6am-230pm

2nd Shift: M-F 2pm-1030pm

3rd Shift: M-F 10pm-630am

Position Summary: Assembly of parts after production. Application of promoter and tape to production pieces. Packing and labeling assembled parts for shipment. Responsible for packing and labeling product, loading/unloading multiple production machines and operating assembly equipment to assemble products and/or packaging according to customer and company provided specifications.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Personal Traits:

· High School Diploma

· Previous manufacturing or mechanical experience.

· Able to maintain specified machine rate.

· Demonstrated mechanical ability in the use of tools.

· Demonstrated math skills.

· Automated equipment operation.

· SPC-SQC basic training.

· General computer experience.

· Demonstrated ability to follow conveyance rates with specified cycle times.

Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

· Perform all work functions in adherence to safety, quality and production policies.

· Load and unload automatic and semi-automatic equipment with material and product.

· Routinely lift up to 55 pounds worth of weight.

· Perform hand or mechanical assembly, packaging and decorating.

· Follow schedules and work instructions to meet production as scheduled.

· Perform quality checks and verifications as required by work instructions.

· Verify product quality, contain and hold product if appropriate.

· Inspect product per CDB (Central Data Book).

· Assist in 1st piece sign offs and quality checks.

· Maintain a clean and orderly work area.

· Adhere to SPN/Quality alerts as required.

· Must be willing to pack any products; be willing to float whenever and wherever needed.

· Identify product through all operations.

· Transfer WIP/FG to designated areas.

· Ability to identify proper material recycle codes.

· Ability to build and trouble shoot master labels.

· Ability to read the dispatch list to determine BOM requirements.

· Ability to comfortably use the paging system.

· Ability to use a pallet jack.

· Ability to work in a team atmosphere and assist those around you on short notice.

· Perform hourly process and Quality checks as required.

· Follow FIFO (First in first out).

· Successfully utilize gauges and understand terminology.

· Set-up and end jobs (load and unload jobs in Plex).

· Have an understanding of KANBAN.

· Have an understanding of partial boxes and know when to use them.

· Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Production Team Member 2 Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

· Help on the floor wherever needed – team player – willing to do whatever and whenever is asked.

· Locate and prepare packaging.

· Empty runner barrels.

· Perform label audits on packaging.

· Assist in 1st piece sign offs and quality checks.

· Cover operator breaks in a timely fashion.

Work Environment: Light industrial factory environment, low – moderate noise, occasional light dust, and occasional plastic fumes. Assembly machines, insert molding presses, hand tools, scales, forklift, full use and range of movements of wrists, hands, arms and eyes.

Core Values: Teamwork, Trustworthy, Respectful, Positive Attitude, and Meta-Performance. All Pliant team members are required to model these core values in all areas of communication and performance on a consistent basis.

 

 

 

 

 

Position Summary:  Assemble product using manual equipment in a controlled ‘Clean Room’ environment.  Inspect, package, and label product to customer specifications.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED).
  • Previous manufacturing or mechanical experience, including the use of manual & semi-automated equipment.
  • Demonstrated eye-hand coordination / manual dexterity.
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability in the use of tools.
  • Demonstrated basic math skills.

Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

Operator 1:

  • Manual assembly of product.
  • Perform welding, packaging and labeling operations.
  • Perform repetitive, intricate tasks in a contained environment.
  • Follow work instructions to meet schedules and special requirements.
  • Perform quality verification testing.
  • Provide accurate and legible quantity, quality and time reports.
  • Maintain a clean-room environment to required standards.
  • Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as assigned by the supervisor.

Mechanical: (equipment operation or physical dexterity required for the position) – Manual and semi-automatic assembly equipment, sonic welder, scales, packaging equipment, full use and range of movements of wrists, hands, arms and eyes.

Work Environment:  Environmentally controlled clean-room, moderate noise, hearing protection required, and protective clothing required.

Core Values

Meta-Performance

Trustworthy

Positive Attitude

Respectful

Teamwork