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Pactiv Evergreen Forklift Operator in Mooresville, North Carolina


Come Build Your Career at Pactiv Evergreen!

Immediately Hiring Forklift Drivers!

  • Minimum (2) two years of experience sit down.

  • *Preferred (1) year stand-up (reach truck) experience.

*Will consider candidates with forklift/clamp experience that may not have reach truck experience but are willing to learn. Candidates must learn how to operate the equipment as requested within their probation period.

Forklift Driver available shift: 6:30PM to 6:30AM on a 2-2-3 shift


  • Starting rate $20.20 an hour

  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases

  • Add EXTRA money to your paycheck by referring friends and family

  • Eligible for monthly bonus based upon plant productivity*


  • Eligible for benefits first of the month following hire date

  • Multiple medical and prescription drug coverage optionso Choice of an Employer-Funded Health Care Account (HCA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)o Integrated healthcare programs – telemedicine, chronic condition, weight management and msk health

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)o 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.


Requirements and Qualifications:

Forklift Drivers are an important part of our manufacturing teams. As a Forklift Driver you will be responsible for operating a lift in order to keep production operating smoothly. Responsibilites include:

  • Moving and transferring materials and finished goods in a high volume production environment. All transferring must be performed with a high degree of accuracy and accountability and in accordance with the established standard processes and procedures. All duties performed with focus on safety.

  • Follow all Critical Safety Rules, Standards of Conduct, and plant and company practices, procedures, policies.

  • Effectively perform all duties as outlined in the Operations Lift Truck Operator standard work.

  • Excellent communication skills. Excellent customer service to internal and external customers on a daily basis.

  • Assist others in daily assignments. Ability to work within a team and build good relationships.

  • Ensure that assignments are completed in a timely manner.

  • Perform daily inspection of forklifts.

  • Support SAP functions as related to inventory and load management (IE. Pick list, PGI).



  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Experience on a stand-up or reach lift is preferred.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and be able to move heavy loads with a pallet jack.

  • Must be able to complete Material Order Forms.

  • Need to read and interpret Job Dockets

  • Ability to work independently as well as working with others effectively as a part of a team is essential; Flexibility to work overtime and off shifts as needed.

Why should you apply?

By joining Pactiv Evergreen, you will be part of a global leader with endless opportunities for building the career you want! In addition, as a packer you will receive:

  • 3-day weekend every other week

  • Only at work 15 days out of the month

  • Excellent benefits

  • Paid time off

  • Reimbursement up to $80 for steel toe shoes

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 30 miles north of Charlotte, Mooresville is a large town located in south western section of Iredell County, North Carolina, and is a part of the fast-growing Charlotte Metro area.

The plant was built in 1996, manufactures cups, lids, and trays, and has approximately 700 employees. Thia plant was also awarded the Safety Plant of the Year & Food Service Manufacture of the Year award.

Pactiv Evergreen is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

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.

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

Job Locations US-NC-Mooresville

ID 2024-25040

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly