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Pactiv Evergreen Machine Operator in Plant City, Florida

Hiring Immediately! Offering a sign on bonus up to $4,000! Paid in two installments

Great Benefits Including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • 401K

  • Education Assistance

  • Vacation and Holiday Pay

Specific Tasks

  • Prepares corrugated waste by manually banding product and placing in bin to go back to vendor or to recycle depending on the cause for waste.

  • Completes pallet for movement to warehouse by attaching corner posts if required, printing ticket and attaching sticker to pallet sheet and to pallet.

  • Adjusts palletizer and/or packer for product by setting controls for height and count.

  • Runs packer, feeder, and palletizer by monitoring and adjusting each section of machine as necessary.

  • Troubleshoots where carton is out of alignment, case count problems, feeder/packer issues, works with operator to make adjustments as necessary.

  • Load equipment with corrugated and glue.

  • Perform quality checks as required.

  • Perform preventive maintenance as required.

  • Handle stacks of cartons to load and keep machines running

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Specific Safety Responsibilities:

  • Report any unsafe conditions that are encountered.

  • Report any injury or near miss to Team Leader immediately.

  • Do not perform a duty that appears to be unsafe without consulting a Team Leader.

  • Recognize hazards of the job and learn how to avoid them.

  • Follow BJA's and SOPS.

  • Observe all Safety Rules.

  • Wear safety equipment and protective devices as required: steel-toe shoes, hearing protection, cut-gloves, harness, etc.

  • Keep work area clean and uncluttered.

  • Conduct safe behavior observation on a weekly basis, 4 a month are required

Specific SQF Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) policy.

  • Every Evergreen team member has a responsibility for ensuring the products we produce are safe and of good quality.

  • Personally act with behaviors consistent with achieving and maintaining Safe Quality Foods Level 2 certification.

  • Behavior in the facility, and on equipment, shall not compromise the food safety goals.

  • Follow responsibilities for this job description on make ready, start up, or change over/line clearance procedure.

  • Do not run unsafe product.

  • Support the goal of producing a food safe product by following all programs, policies, SOPs as well as GMPs.

  • Report and/or fix problem that creates a Food Safety Hazard.

  • Place suspect product on precautionary hold.

Specific Functional Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to accurately observe, analyze, and assess detailed troubleshooting needs on machinery and various equipment

  • Must be able to communicate and exchange information.

  • Must be able to operate equipment including desktop computers and handheld devices, handle and prepare material, firmly grasp tools and machinery

  • Standing 8-12 hours per shift all day, every day on concrete.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs frequently when loading corrugated all day, every day.

  • Pinch grip strength to lift handfuls of corrugated paper all day, every day.

  • Bending, squatting, stooping, and reaching all day, every day.

  • Making machine adjustments in awkward positions with twisting four to five times a day.

  • Using wrenches to tighten and loosen bolts in awkward postures four to five times a day.

  • Pushing a load once or twice a day.

  • Placing up to 50lbs load to floor level 20 to 45 times a day or as needed.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs load from floor level 5 to 20 times day or as needed.

  • Restacking pallets of 48lbs cases from floor to above shoulder height two to three times day or as needed.

  • Moving wooden pallets four to five times a day.

  • Climbing vertical ladders up to 16 feet from ground to platform 10 to 15 times a day.

  • Crouching for 2-5 min., un-jamming equipment 20 to 30 times a day.

  • Pulling and pushing with force four to five times a day.

  • Pulling hand pallet jacks two and three times a day.

  • Lifting rollers to change belts up to 60lbs in awkward position two to three times a day.

  • The team member is required to be able to perform the above tasks, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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

25 miles east of Tampa, Plant City is an incorporated city in Hillsborough County, Florida, approximately midway between Brandon and Lakeland along Interstate 4. The population was 34,721 at the 2010 census.

The Evergreen Packaging Plant City Carton Converting Facility is located in Plant City, Florida, less thanan hour outside Tampa and its amenities and beautiful beaches. Opened in 1992 and expanded in 1998 with 195 team members, the facility prints and die cuts refrigerated gable top cartons for a variety of global brands found in retail groceries throughout the US.

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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