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Packaging Associate

3+ months agoFresno, CA

Packaging Associate

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Position Description: These “industrial athletes” have extremely physically demanding jobs that require lifting, climbing, pushing, pulling and twisting. This “qualified industrial athlete” must be able and willing to work as a team with other hourly employees in a fast pace environment, follow and ensuring all established safety and quality standards are maintained at all times.  The qualified “industrial athlete” must be able stay on task, follow instructions, manually transport products by hand into an auto packager, hand pack product into cases repeatedly, bending and lifting up to 30 pounds repeatedly, ensuring count of products are correct, able to understand written instructions in English and take verbal instructions form site leadership.

Basic Function:

  • Comply with all applicable CALOSHA Regulations and Established Company Standard Operating Procedures at all times.
  • Comply with all Established Good Manufacturing Practices at all times.
  • Manually move products at a fast pace from packing tables. Repeatedly lifting cases of products that weigh up to 30 pounds from tables, conveyors or the ground level and palletizing products on pallets.
  • Standing for periods of 2-3 hours at a time, walking, pushing carts, walking up and down stairs
  • Able to follow instructions from plant leadership and other plant team members to support the needs of 3-4 person production teams.
  • Arrive on time and be able to work established shifts hours on a daily basis. Be able to follow all attendance policies on a regular basis.
  • Able to perform tasks in warehouse setting during seasonally hot environments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional: sitting, stoop/squat, ladder/steps, climbing, bending/twist.
  • Frequent: kneel/crawl/bend, stair climbing, carrying 0-30 lbs. for 5-10 feet, high, low outreaching, standing, walking
  • Repeated use of: wrist/hand/fingers/shoulder/elbow/hips/ ankles/head/neck.

Job Requirements:

  • Able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. repeatedly for the duration of the shift.
  • Able to stand, bend, stoop or squat, bend or twist, climb stairs and ladders, walk, and constant use of both hands repeatedly for the duration of the shift.
  • Able to push or pull 30-50 lbs.
  • Have good personal hygiene for self and proper work attire.
  • Hair and or beard hair groomed and maintained to support food safety standards with the use of hair and/or beard nets.
  • Follow safety rules, Good Manufacturing Policy rules, CDC rules and have a team oriented demeanor.
  • Able to work on more than one production line a day as needed with no setbacks.
  • Wear ASTM F2413-05 safety shoes (Steel or comparable safety shoes worn at all times).


  • Must be able to understand written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Must be able to write legibly on production and quality documentation.
  • Must be able to meet production needs for duration of the scheduled shift.
  • Must be able to arrive on time for scheduled shifts.
  • Must be able to show up for all shifts as assigned.
  • Must be available for any shift
  • Must be able to meet fast-paced working conditions. (ie. Manufacturing, packing houses, warehousing construction, field work, other hot working environments)

Work Conditions:

  • Indoor industrial environment that may experience high temperatures and humidity during the summer months.
  • Hearing Protection required due to industrial machinery sound level.
  • 40 hour work week, scheduled over 3 different 8 hours shifts over a 7 day work week. We are a 24/7 manufacturing facility.

    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