Website Pactiv Evergreen

Maintenance Associate Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Associate
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Manteno, IL, United States
Company Pactiv Evergreen

Company Profile

Pactiv Evergreen is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh food service and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons. The company supplies the products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full-service restaurants and quick-service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers, and food processors.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Maintenance Associate to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • An Associate’s Degree is preferred

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 3+ years of technician experience within the Plastics industry.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge, 2 years of maintenance experience preferred.
  • Welding experience, ability to use measuring devices, forklift operator experience, and knowledge of pneumatics and vacuum.


  • Assists maintenance/production staff as needed.
  • Be flexible with your schedule as needed.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment-related processing issues.
  • Follows all Company established rules and policies.
  • May assist in the training of other employees.
  • Must have a strong electrical background. PLC, (Allen Bradley preferred), VFD, 120 to 480 Low Voltage experience.
  • Perform Maintenance Connection day-by-day duties.
  • Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance work on automation equipment.
  • Performs maintenance, set-up, and PM on automation/production equipment
  • Performs quality work within reasonable time standards set forth by management in verbal or written instructions.
  • Responsible for ensuring area(s) of responsibility are safe, clean, and tidy.
  • Utilizes a computer-based inventory system for generating reports to locate spare parts.
  • Utilizes mandatory safety equipment. Executes duties in a safe and efficient manner. Adheres to all safety rules and regulations
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


  • Analytical, problem solving, and strong technical skills including mechanical, electrical, and PLC programming.
  • Light welding repairs.
  • Maintain 5S program.
  • Must have own tools and be able to use them safely and effectively.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly PM’s on all thermoforming equipment.
  • Perform light electrical troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Perform material movement and facility utility piping.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
  • Rebuild formers; trim presses, gearboxes, fluid pumps, and grinders.
  • Strong skills in customer service, interpersonal, oral communication, written communications, teamwork, judgment, motivation, planning, organizing, professionalism, quality, quantity, safety, adaptability, attendance, punctuality, dependability, initiative, and innovation.
  • Support plant product food safety management programs, initiatives, and objectives.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all thermoforming and support equipment.
  • Work off the maintenance management system.
  • Highly organized, problem solver, strong written and verbal communication skills, able to handle multiple tasks, and a strong sense of urgency.


  • 401K with a 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100 % vesting in all company provided funds immediately)
  • Corporate discounts
  • Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)
  • Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts
  • Livongo diabetes program
  • Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA Plans, and an HSA plan)
  • New Hire Wellness Bonus (see plan details)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision (basic and premier coverage)

Employer’s Statement

Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law.

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