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Pactiv Evergreen Palletizer/ Material Handler in Kinston, North Carolina


Palletizer | Hiring Immediately | Kinston,


Pay: $16.22-$18.93 based on experience

Benefits Overview:

  • 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

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.



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  • The person who occupies this position is responsible for unloading cases from conveyors and stacking them onto pallets according to carton specifications.

  • The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job. The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic. The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

  1. Retrieves packed cases from conveyors and stacks them onto pallets according to customer specifications. This duty is performed throughout the work shift.

  2. Palletizer wraps top of loaded pallet to prevent higher boxes from falling when load is moved.

  3. Pulls loaded skid with handtruck to area where skid is retrieved by forklift (approximately 70 ft.).

  4. Constructs cardboard tops to cover boxes that do not have folding flaps.



  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), carrying (up to 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, twisting (re-piling loads), kneeling, bending, reaching, talking, hearing, visual acuity (near and far)

  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • Function 1 requires lifting packed cases (weighing up to 50 lbs.) from the rollers (3 feet high), carrying them approximately 5 feet to pallet and stacking them onto correct pallet. Cases are stacked as high as 7 feet.

  • Job requires lifting empty pallets (approximately 50 lbs.) from stack of pallets and sliding them to end of conveyor approximately once very hour.

Requires physical ability to pull full pallet (1500 - 2000 lbs.) with handtruck. The distance of pulling is approximately 30 feet.

  • Inside Conditions, extremes of heat, humidity, noise (helpers are to wear ear plugs), vibration, hazards, dust.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.

  • No experience needed (entry-level).

  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:

  • Handtruck and tape (to construct box covers).

  • Must be flexible: Able to work other shifts, overtime and Saturdays when needed.

  • High School diploma or GED required.

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

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

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

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws


Job Locations US-NC-Kinston

ID 2024-25027

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly