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Senior Operator Specialist

Augusta, GA

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Senior Operator Specialist will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting departmental processes - either thermoforming or extrusion equipment.


  • Primary emphasis is on the production of quality, product equal to or better than standard cost.
  • Exhibit operational leadership to ensure that the Extruder is operated in a safe, efficient manner and that any quality or equipment related problems are addressed.
  • Perform effective changeovers as defined by duration (line downtime) and ramp (how quickly the new product attains standard rates of production).
  • Perform major changeovers to include all things related to quickly converting a line from one product to another utilizing tool changes, mold and trim tools and packaging automation system.
  • Troubleshoot maintenance / machinery issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Partner with Shift Maintenance on complex mechanical and electrical issues and work together to implement a technical solution.
  • Perform basic administrative functions, including job coordination and production reporting.

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  • Ability to read and follow written procedures related to tooling / equipment changeover(s), checklists, tooling maintenance, tooling repair, tooling storage and retrieval and tool shop housekeeping.
  • Must be self-directed and reliable to initiate and / or complete tooling work orders (TWO) or maintenance work orders (MWO) when opportunities or conditions exist.
  • Must be able to successfully complete Senior Operator Specialist certification.
  • Must be able to interact and effectively communicate with other associates in a team oriented environment.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot process problems quickly in a fast paced environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous manufactuirng experience, preferably working in Thermoforming or Extrusion

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