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Extrusion Process Technician BP2

Company: Pactiv Evergreen
Location: Bedford Park
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: Extrusion Process Technician -- Bedford Park - HIRING IMMEDIATELY Pactiv Evergreen is seeking a self-motivated, solutions oriented Process Technician to join our manufacturing facility in Bedford Park, IL. The Process Technician is responsible for working with shift Operators and Process Engineer to resolve ongoing problems, supporting set-up and changeovers in bringing lines into production, and working to maintain accurate and up-to-date process sheets. Communicates information clearly and accurately to best sustain process improvements and the resolution of process interruptions. Leads efforts on the production floor to develop improved process capabilities by reviewing data, contributing to programs, looking at new technologies, and leading a team of skilled Operators. -Incentives:

Pay: competitive starting pay rate based on experience and qualifications*Pay:Paid WeeklyBonuses: $5,000 Sign-on Bonus*, eligible for monthly plant productivity bonus*Benefits: comprehensive benefits package (see further details below)Opportunity: career growth and promotions from within, annual & skills-based wage increases*Add extra money in your pocket by referring friends and family! -Available Shifts:
12-hour shifts with EVERY OTHER WEEKEND OFF
2-2-3-2-2-3 rotating scheduleNight -Shift: 7P-7A -Extrusion Process Technician Benefits Overview:
  • Eligible for benefits first of the month following hire date
  • Multiple medical and prescription drug coverage options
  • Choice of an Employer-Funded Health Care Account (HCA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Integrated healthcare programs - telemedicine, chronic condition, weight management and msk health
    • Multiple dental and vision plan coverage options
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
      • Healthcare, dependent care
      • Company provided life and accidental death, short and long-term disability programs
      • Supplemental life, accidental death, and disability buy-up options
      • Accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance
      • Employee well-being reward program
      • Employee assistance program (EAP)
      • Child and family care support program
      • Educational assistance and tuition reimbursement program
      • Employee discount program
      • 401(K) with 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100% vesting in all company provided money immediately) - -How to Apply:
        Career portal link: Quick apply option: text "PTVE" to 97211 - - -Our Social Responsibility platform features a robust, employee-led Give Back program, which includes a matching gifts plan, community grants initiative, and our annual Company-wide Month of Action campaign. With each of these initiatives, our employees are empowered and equipped to give back to their communities and support the non-profits important to them and their families. Through our Give Back program, we own our commitment to Social Responsibility and live our purpose of Packaging a Better Future. Responsibilities: Position Responsibilities:The Hourly Process Tech will guide the overall team's mission in productivity, safety, quality, operations, continuous improvement and team effectiveness. -Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
        • Assist with performing changeovers with minimal downtimeEnsure all products are running at standard production rate for assigned shiftUpdate, review and provide recommendations to plant Process Engineer for process sheet updatesDevelop, implement and execute programs to improve overall product quality and line efficiencies.Ability to operate and troubleshoot processes and equipment at an elevated level to resolve complex issues with supporting plant maintenance, automation, and tooling teams -Technical Knowledge:
          Process expert in the areas of sheet extrusion, forming and trimming of thermoformed products. -Good understanding of mechanical and electrical principles and applications.Ability to operate thermoforming and extrusion equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of company specific product, material and/or production technological methods and procedures, and capabilities of machines and equipment in manufacturing facilities.Demonstrates advanced mechanical aptitude and abilities.Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot and efficiently identify appropriate course of action through leverage problem solving activities.Safety:
          • Demonstrated ability to comply with all Company policies and procedures and to uphold, support and exemplify the safety programs and standards.Required Qualifications:
          • Minimum 5 years relevant experience (or similar combination of education and experience). Experience in plastics processing, including forming and extrusion requiredExperience working with machineryUnderstanding of tooling, machining, material flow practices for extrusion and thermoformingStrong interpersonal skills to be able to train, communicate, and lead effectivelyAbility to work a 12 hours COP shiftPreferred Qualifications:
          • Two or four year technical degree or certificationProject team coordinator experienceExperience with FEA (finite element analysis) and quality gauges to support a zero part defect environment. - Qualifications: 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 -Located 16 miles south west of Chicago, Bedford Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 580 at the 2010 census. Bedford Park consists of a small residential area and vast amounts of heavy industry sprawling to the east and a small amount to the west. -The plant was built in 1987, manufactures portion cups lids, coffee lids, and cold cup lids, and has approximately 250 employees. -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. -Pactiv Evergreen employees are subject to post-hire drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policies. -Pactiv Evergreen is a drug-free workplace. - Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer. -*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law

Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen, Chicago , Extrusion Process Technician BP2, Professions , Bedford Park, Illinois

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