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Pactiv Evergreen Engineer 1 in Athens, Georgia

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

72 miles east of Atlanta, Athens is a city in northeast Georgia. It's known for its antebellum architecture. It marks the start of the state's Antebellum Trail of historic Civil War towns. The T.R.R. Cobb House, the mansion of a mid-19th-century lawyer, has period furniture and exhibits related to Southern history. Nearby, the Taylor Grady House is a Greek Revival mansion, and the Church-Waddel-Brumby House dates from the early 19th century.

The Evergreen Packaging Athens Carton Converting Facility is located in Athens, Georgia, which is also home to the University of Georgia and is approximately an hour from the city of Atlanta and its cosmopolitan amenities. Opened in 1951 and employing 163 team members, the facility ships over two billion gable top cartons annually. Athens prints and die cuts refrigerated gable top cartons for a variety of global brands found in retail groceries throughout the US.

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

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

This position will support a specific converting plant within the North American Packaging group. The primary focus will be in driving process training for the operations, troubleshooting, optimization and process improvements to help make operations safe, environmentally compliant and cost effective. This position will require the candidate to drive and inspire training through collaboration and partnership with all levels of the organization to gain buy – in, support and self-ownership. In partnership with functional managers, the Training Leader will be responsible for evaluating our needs and current practices and creating and delivering a training program in classroom and production environments. The successful candidate will be able to build efficiency in the training process using collaboration and is someone who fully supports and drives quality operations on the production floor. This is a great opportunity to learn the manufacturing process that will provide you the training, development and opportunities to grow within the organization.

  • Active adherence to safety – Continuously

  • Process Monitoring

  • Assemble troubleshooting tools

  • Problem investigation and troubleshooting

  • Documentation of key information and noteworthy events

Special Knowledge Skills:

  • Lead facility training initiatives among hourly and salary manufacturing employees

  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization to generate buy in and ownership from employees

  • Ability to effectively train employees within manufacturing, highly focused on OJT (on the job training)

  • Conduct gap assessments in current training programs

  • Instruct employee training and on boarding

  • Prepare training materials for classroom and on-the-job training

  • Communicate training needs and online resources to the workforce

  • Create training strategies, initiatives, and materials

  • Implement and evaluate effective training programs

  • Maintain the learning management system including tracking and compiling learning records

  • Coordinate and monitor enrollment and ensure compliance standards are met including reporting out on metrics

  • Teamwork: ability to work with others to get results and find solutions

  • Knowledge of production processes

  • Chemical, Mechanical, Thermodynamic and Electrical basic knowledge of process operations.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • BA / BS degree: in technical field of study.

  • Certification from talent and training associations a plus

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.

  • Demonstrated fully effective (or better) performance.

  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), and instructional software

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to supervise multiple projects

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management

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