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Pactiv Evergreen Set Up Mechanic in Abilene, Texas

If you are self-motivated, reliable, and have a history of mechanical, troubleshooting, and/or automotive repair experience, this job is for you!

Compensation: $17.50/hr.

Day Shift Position


  • Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA Plans and an HSA plan)

  • Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)

  • Vision (basic and premier coverage)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • 401K with a 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100 % vesting in all company provided funds immediately)

  • New Hire Wellness Bonus (see plan details)

  • Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts

  • Livongo diabetes program

  • Corporate discounts

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Job Duties:

  • Perform tooling changeovers on thermoforming equipment to meet validation requirements.

  • Handle equipment set-up for Thermoformers in an efficient and timely manner

  • Responsible for operating thermoformers when not performing set ups at a rate that meets or exceeds production and quality standards of the company

  • Identify tooling and equipment repairs needed

  • Previous experience preferred

  • Train other employees on set-up job duties to an effective level of performance

  • Operate a forklift

  • Communicate improvement opportunities to the technical group

  • Assist maintenance with repairs on equipment

  • All Setup checklist paperwork accurately completed in a timely manner

  • Perform all tooling (Die & Mold) maintenance and prep job tasks.

  • Run samples in support of the Process Technician and in the absence of the Process Technician to meet product specification requirements.

  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Able to operate tooling associated equipment as it relates to tool maintenance & prep.

  • All other duties assigned by Team Leader & Supervisor

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

Located approximately 180 miles west of the Dallas Fort Worth metro area, Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones Counties in Texas. Its population was 117,063 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene metropolitan statistical area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219.

The plant was built in 2006, manufactures PET, and has approximately 150 employees. (The City of Abilene recognized Pactiv Evergreen - ABL for their economic impact by awarding the plant a resealed parking lot and painted facility in 2020.)

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, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email

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