Bring your talent, drive and passion to kp and embark upon a career with impact

Who are kp?

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) is a market leading plastics manufacturer. With 5,700 employees the business has 31 factories in 18 different countries and supplies to 72 countries globally. Our products are divided into the areas of expertise food products, consumer products, pharmaceutical packaging & medical devices and durables. With a business worth around €2 billion we strive to be the most responsible and sustainable plastics manufacturer in the world by being the largest buyer of post-consumer water bottle flake recyclate in Europe amongst a number of other projects.

Why join us?

We strive to nurture our employees because they know our business better than anyone else, we do this by promoting internally where we can and encouraging growth in your career. Watching our employees flourish is essential to our core and growth as a business. Several of our employees have been with the business for more than 10 years, so we must be doing something right!

A brief history… 
kp was established in 1965 in Montbaur, Germany and has continued to grow into a global plastics manufacturing industry leader. With expansion from Germany into the United States 3 years later it’s continued growth saw expansion into more business in Europe. In 2012 kp was acquired by a group of investors led by Strategic Value Partners, LLC (SVP). The same partners who owned LINPAC Packaging, who were strong in the food packaging solutions, SVP saw huge potential to bring both companies together in 2017, creating a unique business that created a total packaging solution partner in the food and consumer areas.