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Regional Manager, Human Resources

Company: Pactiv Evergreen
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its 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. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at
Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. 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 and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email
All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.Responsibilities:Summary:
The Regional Manager, HR will serve as a business partner to their respective Operating Unit. This role will act as a trusted advisor and coach to help fulfill the business objectives through human capital and people leadership and ultimately be responsible for implementing and supporting Pactiv Evergreen HR programs, processes and initiatives.
Reporting Relationship:The Regional Sr Manager, HR will report directly into the HR Sr. Director of the Foodservice Business Unit.

  • Serve as the primary HR business partner to the Operating Unit developing HR strategies, performing needs assessments and designing HR solutions;
  • Responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of all HR programs and services across the Operating Unit to include Talent Acquisition and Onboarding, Talent Management & Employee Development, Change Management, Compensation, Performance Management, Workforce Planning, Internal Communications, & Employee Engagement;
  • Responsible for the HR results across the Operating Unit including associated financial results
  • Drive all HR integration efforts between the newly acquired Operating Unit and Pactiv Evergreen
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with key HR partners from the HR Centers of Excellence to ensure HR programs are well coordinated and business needs are met;
  • Develop proposals and recommendations to resolve strategic people issues affecting the Operating Unit;
  • Serve as an HR advisor to the Operating Unit employees by providing coaching, feedback, counseling, and mentoring as needed;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the legal requirements related to day to day management of employees and ensure regulatory compliance with all legal requirements across the Operating Unit;
  • Anticipate people related Operating Unit needs and take the initiative to identify and execute effective solutions;
  • Design and implement employee retention strategies to minimize unwanted turnover, particularly within the critical strategic roles and specialty skill areas across the Operating Unit;
  • Be highly visible within the various Operating Unit facilities and engage frequently with hourly and salaried employees in support of building a trusting, transparent and constructive work environment;
  • Provide coaching and feedback to direct reports to support their growth and development positioning them for career advancement within PTVE.
  • Responsible for providing overarching support to the respective plant HR departments for employee relations activities, day-to-day employee issues, and employee investigations;
  • Utilize analytical skills to evaluate data sets and identify solutions that drive successful business decisions and initiatives.
  • For unionized facilities, partner with local PTVE management team and local bargaining unit to ensure the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement are properly enforced. Support the Company's efforts during the union contract negotiation process.
    • A BS/BA degree with a concentration in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Communications or related field is preferred.
    • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a Human Resource role within a manufacturing or industrial environment is required.
    • Experience managing multiple sites and a team of geographically dispersed HR staff is required.
    • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, local employment/labor laws and regulations.
    • Must possess the analytical skills necessary to diagnose trends from HR data sets and link those trends to plant performance;
    • Strong change management and project management skills;
    • Experience with driving culture and engagement strategies & initiatives;
    • Strong talent management experience including the assessment of talent gaps and development of countermeasures designed to close those gaps and strengthen the talent bench;
    • Familiarity with HR process best practices and experience at driving process improvement;
    • Effective communicator with strong relationship building skills at every level from hourly worker to Plant Manager, Operations Director and BU leadership team;
    • Proven success working cross-functionally with an emphasis in coaching and performance management;
    • High energy, multi-tasking, results oriented people leader with fundamental business acumen and the managerial courage to respectfully challenge the status quo;
    • Must possess a strategic mindset with a willingness to engage in the day to day activities of the plant HR department;
    • Must possess the leadership agility to pivot between complying, advocating, counseling, influencing and directing;
    • Ability to thrive in ambiguous and fast paced work environments.Disclaimer:The duties, responsibilities, and requirements presented in this job description are intended to be representative in nature and should not be construed as an exhaustive list.
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Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen, Chicago , Regional Manager, Human Resources, Executive , Lake Forest, Illinois

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