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Pactiv Evergreen Master Planner in Lake Forest, Illinois

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

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The Transportation Planner is a key part of Pactiv’s Supply Chain organization. In this role you will manage the transportation planning and execution of one or multiple shipping locations in our network. This will require an individual who is a self-starter, thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a “business owner” mentality. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of our Transportation Center of Excellence! Come join a dynamic team and set the bar for excellence!

Job Description

  • Planning and tendering of loads based on routing and financial parameters

  • Track and trace activities to ensure optimal service

  • Build and maintain carrier relationships to support the business

  • Hold carriers accountable for cost, service and capacity commitments

  • Work with regional operations liaison(s) to ensure efficient and timely execution of loads

  • Provide proactive communication on service failures and field requests for status updates on critical shipments

  • Partner and collaborate with other functional areas as needed (Customer Service, Operations, Inventory Control, etc…)

  • Be part of a fun and dynamic team that likes to win!


  • High school diploma or equivalent and 3+ years of logistics/customer service experience

  • Knowledge of the transportation industry

  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work comfortably in a collaborative team environment

  • A “can do” attitude and the drive to back it up


  • BA/BS in Logistics or Business

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Experience with Transportation Management System applications (BlueYonder/JDA preferred)

  • Experience with transportation visibility software (FourKites preferred)

  • Previous experience with Tableau

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