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Maintenance Mechanic

3+ months agoLa Mirada, CA

Maintenance Mechanic - 1st Shift

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.


  • Perform various activities on equipment and machines including reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work;
  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems;
  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs;
  • Lubricate or apply other materials to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures; install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications;
  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance;
  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair using hand tools.
  • Ability to perform time-sensitive work, with a focus on work quality and reliability
  • Address any emergency calls while on the job site, particularly relating to production sensitive items
  • Must be able to work independently and/or with maintenance teams of varying disciplines
  • Ability to effectively communicate with floor operators to understand equipment related malfunctions, failures, and general defects
  • Ability to understand and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot machine/equipment/system issues, and be able to effectively communicate findings to the team leader or other direct supervision
  • Practical knowledge and ability to use basic hand and power tools, precision measuring devices, and heavy equipment
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment, including forklifts and/or scissor, lifts a plus
  • Ability to understand and execute technical directives
  • Ability to understand and interpret mechanical schematics and/or manuals
  • Good working knowledge of mechanical devices and linkages, conveying systems, pneumatics, and hydraulics
  • Basic knowledge and troubleshooting skills on cooling towers, compressed air systems, and water chillers/heat exchangers
  • Working knowledge of rigging techniques and general machinery handling
  • General building maintenance knowledge
  • General understanding and ability to use HMI controls
  • Basic electrical knowledge (troubleshooting/repairs) a plus

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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Employment Type: Other