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Plant CI Manager - Lean Manufacturing

Company: Pactiv Evergreen
Location: Bridgeview
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
Bridgeview is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately 15 miles southwest of the Chicago Loop. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 16,446. It is a 10 minute car ride from Bridgeview to Bedford Park.
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:Job Summary:The goal of this position is to demonstrate maximum efficiency across the network of manufacturing
facilities, continuously assessing critical processes and systems in Pactiv Evergreen and implementing
programs that will have long-term benefits. From these technical assessments, develop and implement
targeted plans that address gaps in the facilities. As our manufacturing technology, automation and
opportunity for optimization increase, we must transfer knowledge, network and leverage best
practices within our manufacturing sites as we continue to develop a Lean Management System to run
our facilities, as well as optimizing plant performance by ensuring a flawless implementation of the
Pactiv Evergreen Production System (PEPS).
The Plant CI Manager will report to the Plant Manager.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop plans, schedules, and budgets for projects to improve existing processes and to support the
    Pactiv Evergreen Production System (PEPS).
  • Identify, prioritize and execute continuous improvement activities through standardization and
  • Supports lean improvement process with techniques such as Kaizen.
  • Identify cost savings through research or product requirements, manufacturing methods and
    equipment modifications.
  • Improve manufacturing organization by analyzing workflow, space requirements and equipment
    layout with the goal of cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
  • Bridge the gap between technical and operational teams, executing a range of CI solutions that
    move operations beyond current state to the next level of efficiency.
  • Identify and manage resources, internal and external, that are needed to execute the targeted skills
  • Has knowledge in the areas of: 5S, SMED, TPM, VSM, PDCA or equivalent, A3 Problem Solving.
  • Ensure adherence to Lean Methodology, including Kaizen, 5S, Standard Work, Daily Management,
    Layered Audit Process and Business Plan development to eliminate waste.Qualifications:Job Requirements:
    Education:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
    Experience:5+ years of plant experience in technical or management roles
    Travel:Occasional; less than 25% of time
    Preferred Skills
    • Proven ability to facilitate change.
    • Strong organizational skills to include: Tracking, coordination across multiple programs, effectivereporting of status and results to both Plant management and senior management.
      • Experience working across multiple locations at one time
      • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of statistical methods and process improvementtechniques.
        • Effective communication skills (written and verbal), team building and demonstrated leadershipskills with all levels in the organization.
          • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) a plus
          • Must have Microsoft Office experience with advanced Excel Skills.
          • Safety - Demonstrates a safety first mindset in all situations.
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Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen, Chicago , Plant CI Manager - Lean Manufacturing, Executive , Bridgeview, Illinois

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