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Pactiv Evergreen Maintenance Associate - 3rd Shift in Grant Park, Illinois


Hiring Now! Maintenance Associate Immediately In Grant Park, Il.

Do you have at least 2 years of Industrial Electrical Maintenance experience working with PLC's, VFD, and 120 to 480 low voltage? Bring that and your basic troubleshooting and maintenance work experience to our Grant Park location and join our team on the 3rd shift and we will continue growing your experience. We are Hiring Immediately!

Maintenance Associate available shifts:

3rd Shift - 11:00 pm to 7:00 am

Pay rate: $30.10 to $34.32 an hour - Paid Weekly

  • *$1.00 shift differential

  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases

  • Add EXTRA money to your paycheck by referring friends and family

  • Eligible for monthly bonus based upon plant productivity*


  • Eligible for benefits first of the month following hire date

  • Multiple medical and prescription drug coverage options

  • Choice of an Employer-Funded Health Care Account (HCA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Integrated healthcare programs – telemedicine, chronic condition, weight management and msk health

  • Multiple dental and vision plan coverage options

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

  • Healthcare, dependent care

  • Company provided life and accidental death, short and long-term disability programs

  • Supplemental life, accidental death, and disability buy-up options

  • Accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance

  • Employee well-being reward program

  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

  • Child and family care support program

  • Educational assistance and tuition reimbursement program

  • Employee discount program

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

This position reports to the Team Leader or Maintenance & Engineering Manager. The position is responsible for supporting production by troubleshooting and repairing all thermoforming and support equipment.

Our Social Responsibility platform features a robust, employee-led Give Back program, which includes a matching gifts plan, community grants initiative, and our annual Company-wide Month of Action campaign. With each of these initiatives, our employees are empowered and equipped to give back to their communities and support the non-profits important to them and their families. Through our Give Back program, we own our commitment to Social Responsibility and live our purpose of Packaging a Better Future.


The essential duties shall be as follows:

  • Must have strong electrical background. PLC, (Allen Bradley preferred), VFD, 120 to 480 Low Voltage experience.

  • Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance work on automation equipment.

  • Performs maintenance, set-up and PM on automation/production equipment

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment related processing issues.

  • Utilizes computer-based inventory system for generating reports to locating spare parts.

  • Perform Maintenance Connection day-by-day duties.

  • Assists maintenance/production staff as needed.

  • May assist in the training of other employees.

  • 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

  • Be flexible with schedule as needed.

  • Responsible 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, innovation.

  • HS Diploma or equivalent; preferred associates degree.

  • 2 + years technician experience within Plastics industry.

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

  • Rebuild formers; trim presses, gearboxes, fluid pumps and grinders.

  • Perform material movement and facility utility piping.

  • Troubleshoot and repair all thermoforming and support equipment.

  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly PM’s on all thermoforming equipment.

  • Perform light electrical troubleshooting and repairs.

  • Work off the maintenance management system.

  • Maintain 5S program.

  • Light welding repairs.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

  • Support plant product food safety management programs, initiatives, and objectives.


  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Basic mechanical knowledge, two years’ maintenance experience preferred.

  • Welding experience, ability to use measuring devices, forklift operator experience, and knowledge of pneumatics and vacuum.

  • Highly organized, problem solver, strong written and verbal communication skills, able to handle multiple tasks and strong sense of urgency.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to possess manual dexterity, to lift 30-50 pounds as needed and able to work from platforms and ladders. The job also involves physical activity such as walking, bending, pushing, pulling, etc.

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

50 miles south of Chicago and close to the Indiana boarder, Grant Park is a village in northeastern Kankakee County, Illinois. Grant Park was incorporated in 1883. In 2010, Grant Park had a population of 1,331. It is part of the Kankakee–Bradley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The plant was built in 1960's, Warehouse and Office areas added in 1988, and has approximately 150 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.

Pactiv Evergreen is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

Make sure to fill out an application!Direct Apply:

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Pactiv Evergreen employees are subject to post-hire drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policies

Job Locations US-IL-Grant Park

ID 2024-25030

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly