Rigid and Cups Process Engineer

    • United States

Rigid and Cups Process Engineer

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc.


  • Support all aspects of the APET, Cups and OPS/MFPP Value Streams Extrusion and Thermoforming Manufacturing Technology with a goal of improving the APET, Cups and OPS/MFPP Value Streams profitability.
  • Primary responsibility will be in the area of Extrusion and Thermoforming.
  • Develops process methods and controls to meet quality standards.
  • Provides expert technical consultation in multiple areas for the design, development and implementation of processes and systems.
  • Develop breakthrough solutions to problems that adversely affect the Cups, Lids, APET, Polypropylene, HIPS and OPS/MFPP Process’s and or project implementation.
  • Provide expert technical advice, counsel and training in one or more areas to solve problems, identify new project opportunities, and guide the development of new initiatives.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical, electrical equipment and process issues and provides technical leadership and training to resolve same.
  • Develops, writes, implements, submits and/or presents various technical reports and training materials and safety initiatives
  • Prepare proposals for initiating new projects.
  • Coordinate and lead new equipment, process, and product trials and production start-up efforts. 


  • BS in Engineering with typically 4+ years of applicable experience preferred but not required, or 8+ years Plastics Process experience.
  • Thermoforming and extrusion manufacturing process experience.
  • Solid communications skills, both written and verbal, required.
  • Utilizes a variety of concepts, practices and procedures within a particular engineering field.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and establish priorities.
  • Recognized as a technical leader and key resource.

Other Requirements:

Can be based out of your home as long as you are near a major airport.

100% travel within North America.

Pactiv LLC is the leading manufacturer of food and beverage packaging solutions in North America and beyond. Since its founding in 1965, Pactiv has grown to support its customers, providing the broadest selection of products made from over a dozen materials. Today, the company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, and operates over 60 facilities with more than 14,000 employees across the globe. For more information, visit www.pactiv.com.

Pactiv LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. #LI-TM1 ”IND1P” 

Pactiv is the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products.

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