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Pactiv Evergreen Supervisor I, Production in Kalamazoo, Michigan


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

140 miles west of Detroit and 50 miles south of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo is a city in southern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Valley Museum offers science, technology and history exhibits, plus a planetarium. American and European art form the core collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. To the south, the Air Zoo museum features vintage aircraft, flight simulators and rides. The multi-use Kalamazoo River Valley Trail runs through the city, linking parks and nearby communities.

The Pactiv Evergreen Kalamazoo Carton Converting Facility is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with easy access to the beautif Great Lakes region and the cities of Chicago and Detroit. Opened in 1952 and employing 175 team members, the facility prints and die cuts refrigerated gable top cartons for a variety of national and regional brands, primarily supplying important dairy nutrition to schoolchildren throughout the US.

This position is eligible for an annual incentive bonus, 401(k) plan with no waiting period and dollar for dollar match up to 6% and immediate vesting, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, paid time off, paid parental leave, up to nine paid Holidays and two floating Holidays, wellness program, tuition reimbursement and family care benefits.



Production Shift Leader – Day or Night Shift

At Pactiv Evergreen, we value you as an employee and your unique talents. We offer our team members a place to grow, thrive and make an impact. With future generations in mind, we invest in our employees, their families and the communities where we live. Take a look at our website to understand the premier benefits package we offer and our amazing history!

Are you a leader who is energized by helping employees achieve results above and beyond what they thought they were capable of? Are you a relatable, charismatic, team leader who delivers expected results through achieving positive employee relationships? The Production Shift Leader at Pactiv Evergreen facilitates the development of high performance teams within the plants and ensures the team's execution of standard work and compliance with our base systems for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. The PSL creates a culture of engagement within and between the teams to directly impact and consistently meet plant objectives and deliverables. This position ensures that high performance teams work collaboratively in the decision making processes and that the decisions are in alignment with plant goals and objectives, OSHA requirements and current Human Resources (HR) guidelines. People engagement and involvement are critical in creating and sustaining a high performance team culture; therefore the Shift Leader will be responsible for leading by example and foster the development of individuals. If you have a proven track record of achieving results through amazing relationships, please apply now!


· Plant Floor Supervision– Partners with HR in the hiring, training and performance management process for hourly workers on the shift. Ensures that new hires understand the role expectations, how the role aligns to the vision and direction of the company, and the performance goals and measurements used. Oversees and manages the new hire training process, and ensures that new hire training is completed to a satisfactory level. Leverages established performance management, employee development, and disciplinary process to get the best out of people. Prioritizes and assigns tasks and performs assessments of daily work area to ensure safety, quality, and productivity goals are achieved.

· 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/tag-out process. Supports the safety incident reporting and investigation process. Supports the plant’s 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. Drives continuous improvement activities within the team.

· Employee Recognition & Engagement – Creates a high-performance, engaging work environment that fosters communication, team work, and employee motivation. Understands and leverages the individual strengths of each employee in the environment. Ensures that employees are involved in improving processes through creativity, problem solving and learning. Emulates and leads using behaviors aligned with Pactiv Evergreen Values. Fosters connection with plant floor employees from day one and ensures a caring, accountable, dependable, and inclusive environment. Understands the defined elements of engagement and monitors the environment against them. Leads action planning sessions with the team that results in improved engagement levels. Provides regular, timely, specific, and sincere recognition to employees which results in an increase in behaviors that further improve the environment.


· Re-establish Flow – Solves problems, allocates resources and utilizes defined help chains

· Motivating & Coaching Employees – Takes action that results in a high level of morale and motivation among team members, raises heads off issues that might lower morale, works to improve and reinforce performance of others and the team, coaches and supports employees in their development

· Initiative – Evaluates, selects and acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives before being asked or required to do so. Digs beneath the obvious to get at the facts. Plans ahead.



· Associates degree in a technical field or in business preferred

· Five (5) years of manufacturing experience and/or

· Three (3) years of leadership experience preferred

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-MI-Kalamazoo

ID 2024-24932

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Salaried