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Pactiv Evergreen Machine Operator in Grottoes, Virginia


Machine Operator| HIRING IMMEDIATELY |Grottoes, VA

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Hiring Immediatley!

Military Encouraged!!!

Grottoes, VA location




  • Starting pay rate from $20.78 hour depending on experience

  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases

  • Eligible for monthly bonus based upon plant productivity*


  • 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 3% 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 discount



  • Operate assigned Extrusion Machines at required rate

  • Starts and stops machines

  • Perform general set-up, change-over, shut-down tasks.

  • Monitor all extrusion and winding machinery operations on a continuous basis for quality and efficiencies.

  • Diagnose/troubleshoot mechanical machine problems and makes adjustments to correct machine problems and maintain run rates.

  • Perform necessary adjustments to maintain and/or improve product quality

  • Maintain run efficiencies established for the line and products

  • Perform quality check at prescribed intervals

  • Perform material tasks related to the assigned operations

  • Complete paperwork including but not limited to Operator Report, Quality Checks, and other forms as required

  • Promptly communicates to supervisor any issues concerning health and safety, hygiene, quality and efficiencies.

  • Maintain housekeeping around assigned operations.

  • Follow company safety procedures and policies

  • Assist other operators

  • Communicate production information both written and verbal

  • Perform all other assigned duties



  • Machine operator experience or equivalent maintenance/ mechanical experience

  • Demonstrated mechanical experience required.

  • Must have good communication skills—written and verbal and be able to demonstrate basic math proficiency.

  • Must be able to use tools as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with others effectively as a part of a team is essential.

Company Info:

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 in the Shenandoah Valley, 110 miles north west of Richmond and 135 miles south west of Washington, DC, Grottoes is an incorporated town in Augusta and Rockingham counties in the state of Virginia. The population was 2,668 at the 2010 census.

Pactiv Evergreen – Grottoes facility is located in the Shenandoah Valley, VA. The address is 149 Caverns Blvd., Grottoes, VA 22441. The plant was built in 1930, with new additions constructed from 1956-1990. With a workforce of approximately 200 employees working on 12 hours rotating shifts, Grottoes’ plant manufactures food grade plastic film, oven bags, industrial shrink wrap, and bacon boards. Grottoes facility has received the following awards and recognitions: Plant of the Year Award in 2010, Environmental Performer of the Year 2017 and Safety Performer of the Year 2017

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.


Job Locations US-VA-Grottoes

ID 2023-21399

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly