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Pactiv Evergreen Production Shift Leader in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania


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


The Production Shift Leader facilitates the development of high performance teams within the plants and ensures theteam's execution of standard work and compliance with our base systems for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. The PSLcreates a culture of engagement within and between the teams to directly impact and consistently meet plant objectivesand deliverables. This position ensures that high performance teams work collaboratively in the decision makingprocesses and that the decisions are in alignment with plant goals and objectives, OSHA requirements and currentHuman Resources (HR) guidelines.People engagement and involvement are critical in creating and sustaining a high performance team culture; thereforethe Shift Leader will be responsible for leading by example and foster the development of individuals.

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Employee Recognition & Engagement Creates a high-performance, engaging work environment that eliminates fear and intimidation and fosterscommunication, team work, and employee motivation. Understands and leverages the individual strengths of eachemployee in the environment and ensures we use and understand the available personality assessments. Ensures thatemployees are involved in improving processes through creativity, problem solving and learning. Emulates and leadsusing behaviors aligned with Fabri-Kal Values. Fosters connection with plant floor employees from day one and ensuresa caring, accountable, dependable, and inclusive environment. Understands the defined elements of engagement andmonitors the environment against them. Leads action planning sessions with the team that results in improvedengagement levels. Provides regular, timely, specific, and sincere recognition to employees which results in an increasein behaviors that further improve the environment.

  • Plant Floor Supervision Partners with HR in the hiring, training and performance management process for hourly workers on the shift. Ensuresthat new hires understand the role expectations, how the role aligns to the vision and direction of the company, and theperformance goals and measurements used. Oversees and manages the new hire training process, and ensures thatnew hire training is completed to a satisfactory level. Leverages established performance management, employeedevelopment and disciplinary process to get the best out of people. Prioritizes and assigns tasks and performsassessments of daily work area to ensure safety, quality, and productivity goals are achieved. Coordinates jobassignments based on production needs and/or attendance issues.

  • Base Systems & Standard Work

Ensures technical compliance with OSHA requirements outlined in the safety manual and other identified documentation

with a focus on team discipline in the lockout/tagout process. Supports the safety incident reporting and investigation

process. Supports the plant quality requirements and reaction plans within the Statistical Quality Control system.

Ensures that the team's production meets established standards and objectives for output and staffing. Serves as the

help chain for the team when problems or deviations occur. Drives effective problem solving at the front-line level in a

timely matter and activates the help chain when problems can't be resolved. Ensures resources are managed and

adjusted to optimize team performance, works with team members as well as department and plant leadership to resolveresource issues. Drives continuous improvement activities within the team. Identifies gaps and weaknesses in teamcapabilities and systems and works with team members and department / plant leadership to resolve.


  • Human Resource Management

  • Food safety

  • Equipment Safety

  • Quality Systems

  • SPC

  • Equipment Operation

  • Employee Recordkeeping

  • Standard Work

  • Re-establish Flow

  • SAP/LINC's system


Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years Manufacturing experience, plus3 years Leadership experience

  • Thermoforming experience required

  • UKG/ADP time system knowlege

  • Associates degree in Business or Technical Field Preferred

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

  • Organized people leader

Skills & Abilities:

Motivating Team

Takes action that results in a high level of morale and motivation among team members. Assesses and communicatesprogress on work goals and objectives as well as the level of morale on the team. Raises the motivation level of theteam and heads off issues that might lower morale if they were not handled in a timely and effective manner.


Works to improve and reinforce performance of others and the team. Takes responsibility for one’s direct reports’performance by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against the goals, ensuring constructivefeedback and addressing performance problems and issues promptly. Works with, coaches, and supports direct reports

in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities in the interest of performance improvement and employee’s careerdevelopment.

Problem-Solving Lead

Ability to define and lead problem solving activities to support continuous improvement efforts in the facility. Works withothers to identify the root cause of the issue and determine the action(s) required. Can predict and communicate wherethe problem may lead and how it might impact the organization. Probes the team for answers and to think 'outside thebox'. Uses the good ideas of others to develop solutions. Leads the team to test proposed solutions and evaluate thechosen course of action after it has been implemented to determine its worth and impact.


Develops and uses effective strategies, change management and interpersonal skills to influence others toward theaccomplishment of identified objectives. Solicits input of others who are affected by plans, actions or proposed changes.A role model that uses positive approaches or strategies to influence others. Holds self and others accountable for

achieving established performance expectations.


Evaluates, selects and acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives before beingasked or required to do so. Digs beneath the obvious to get at the facts, even when not asked to do so. Plans ahead forupcoming problems or opportunities and takes appropriate action.

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.

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


Job Locations US-PA-Hazle Township

ID 2024-24958

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Salaried