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Pactiv Evergreen Automation Technician II in Bedford Park, Illinois

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

$5000 sign on bonus!


  • 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

Text to Apply PTVE @ 97211

Job Description:

  • Performs advanced troubleshooting and maintenance work on automation equipment

  • Coordinates maintenance, set-up and PM on automation equipment

  • Responsible for Automation Continuous Improvement. Develop technician standard work, operating procedures and start up procedures as well as improve PM program and implement processes to reduce automation equipment related downtime and drive cost savings

  • Utilizes computer-based inventory system for generating reports to locate spare parts. Actively Work with Parts Room Coordinator to optimize Spare Parts inventory and reduce cycle count variance

  • Audit, Update and improve Maintenance Connection Automation Technician day-by-day duties

  • Train all other Automation technicians. Responsible for keeping all training material up to date and current with equipment changes

  • Coordinate vendor visits and training

  • Performs quality work within reasonable time standards set forth by management in verbal or written instructions

  • Utilizes mandatory safety equipment; executes duties in a safe and efficient manner

  • Adheres to all Safety rules and regulations

  • Flexible with schedule as needed

  • Accountable for ensuring area(s) of responsibility are safe, clean, and tidy

  • Follows all Company established rules and policies

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required


  • Analytical, problem solving, and strong technical skills including mechanical, electrical, and PLC programming

  • Strong skills in customer service, interpersonal/ oral communication, written communications, teamwork, judgment, motivation, planning, organizing, professionalism, quality, quantity, safety, adaptability, attendance, punctuality, dependability, initiative, and innovation

  • HS Diploma or equivalent; strongly preferred associates degree in automation or related field

  • 3 + years automation technician experience; within plastics or packaging industry is a plus

  • Must have own tools and be able to use them safely and effectively

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 16 miles south west of Chicago, Bedford Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 580 at the 2010 census. Bedford Park consists of a small residential area and vast amounts of heavy industry sprawling to the east and a small amount to the west.

The plant was built in 1987, manufactures portion cups lids, coffee lids, and cold cup lids, and has approximately 250 employees.

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.