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Machine Operator-Extrusion

3+ months agoTinley Park, IL

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Starting wage up to $23.52 p/hour

Now Hiring -Full Time Direct with Great Benefits including 401K Match and Fast Career Growth!
Apply today! 


Consistently and safely operate extrusion machines at or above standard levels of operation including safety, quality, efficiency, scrap, and utilization.

Runs multiple lines at once, placing finished rolls of sheet onto racks, climbing into towers to string up extrusion lines, and assisting with roll pulling as needed.

Trouble shoot, identify and correct machine related problems through proper adjustments to various parts of the machine.

Provide innovative solutions for production issues.

Provide support and guidance to less experienced personnel.

Complete appropriate end of shift paperwork, accounting for crewing time, machine time, and production quantities.

Inspect and recognize defective product and make machine adjustments to correct cause of defects.

Observe all housekeeping, standard work, and safety guidelines.


Must complete all certifications required for the extrusion operator specialist.

Mechanical aptitude, demonstrated problem solving skills and effective communication skills - written and verbal are required.

Must be able to stand on your feet and work for an entire 12 hour shift.

Minimum 1 - 3 years in Extrusion machine operation required.

About Pactiv Evergreen Inc.:

Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the new powerhouse within the food and beverage packaging industry was formed in September 2020 following the merger of two great organizations; Pactiv LLC, the leading manufacturer of food and beverage packaging solutions in North America, and Evergreen Packaging LLC, the global leader in paper packaging solutions to include fresh beverage cartons. Together, we are Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America, with market leading positions across a broad range of products in an essential industry.  For more information, check us out online 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, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics 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.

Why Join Pactiv Evergreen:

  • Career development: On the job learning, certification programs, coaching and mentoring, training programs, leadership development and on-line learning
  • Compensation: competitive wages and monthly performance incentive opportunities
  • Benefits: our robust benefits package includes health (medical, dental & vision), disability and life insurance along with 401(k) savings plan, various employee discounts, wellness programs and paid time off.
  • Stability: we are the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America.  We are an essential component of our nation’s critical food supply chain.  In short, we help feed our country!

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