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Pactiv Evergreen Plant Manager in Plant City, Florida

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

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

Job Description:

This role is based in Plant City, FL - Relocation is Offered

This candidate is the highest on-site official, responsible for overall cost, efficiency, cost management, quality, safety, environmental compliance, customer satisfaction, organizational design, work system improvement, and workplace culture development of the facility. Includes the management of all production and support functions: printing, sealing, master planning, scheduling, maintenance, plate making, shipping and warehouse. Responsible for location financial and capital planning, control of conversion costs to achieve profit objectives, establishment of plan staffing requirements, inventory control and plant purchasing. Also responsible for implementing a positive employee relations climate, and the establishment of location policies and procedures in conformance with corporate strategy and objectives.

Specific Job Activities:

  • Drive safety culture to ensure all location safety and health rules, regulations and environmental standards are followed.

  • Provide leadership that supports the workplace culture improvement process throughout the hourly and salaried workforce and coordinate changes in methods and procedures to improve profitability and operational performance. Work “on the process” as well as “in the process” to drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Waste, Throughput and Earnings.

  • Develop and implement systems and framework through which all employees work, make business decisions, and deliver business results.

  • Develop and maintain customer relationships to ensure business goals are met.

  • Continually evaluate portfolio for cost improvement.

  • Develop annual operating plan and capital spending plan with financial justifications. Maintain annual plant spending within approved plan level.

  • Coordinate activities between outside sales and service engineers, customers, inside sales service scheduling, manufacturing and shipping to ensure maximum plant effectiveness and efficient order processing to meet customer requirements and enhance customer satisfaction.

  • Order raw materials to support annual operating plan. Provide employees to support production volume.

  • Oversee the evaluation, training and development of all location employees to enhance career goals, retention, and succession planning and performance improvement.

  • Ensure effective implementation and on-going compliance with the Quality Management System (QMS) and Safe Quality Foods(SQF)


  • 4-year degree in engineering or technical related field

  • 10+ total years of experience in Leadership roles within a manufacturing environment including: Direct first-line leadership responsibility for hourly teams and Management of a Lead Team

  • Experience in packaging or printing industry preferred

  • Organizational design, LEAN and Business planning skills

  • Experience both leading and participating in Lean/CI events

  • Communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills

  • Employee relations experience

  • Environmental, Health and Safety experience

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to motivate, train and delegate responsibility

  • Demonstrated ability to develop talent

  • Ability to lead, build consensus and work within a team environment experience initiating and managing change

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