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Pactiv Evergreen Machine Operator Specialist in Santa Fe Springs, California


Thermoforming Machine Operator Specialist | Now Hiring | Santa Fe Springs, CA


  • Starting rate of $21.63 - 25.00/hour depending on experience - paid weekly

  • Additional shift differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts

  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases

  • Eligible for monthly bonus based upon plant productivity*

Shifts Available:

  • 2nd: 2:00pm - 10:30pm

  • 3rd: 10:00pm - 6:30am

*must be available to work weekends

Benefits Include:

  • 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.


  • Operate thermoformer and packaging equipment at a rate that equals or exceeds quality and production standards

  • Troubleshoot routine process problems, and assist with tooling and product changeovers

  • Maintain adequate supplies for all line equipment to ensure continual operation

  • Complete required quality checks and production reports in an efficient and timely manner

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures, Safety Standards and Safe Work Practices

  • Maintain work area in an organized, safe and clean manner

  • Provide relief to other members of team as necessary

  • Able to perform Packer functions


  • 3+ years of experience as Machine Operator in the plastics manufacturing industry

  • Prior experience operating thermoforming machines

  • Successfully completed all training for Machine Operator Associate position

  • Demonstrated abilities as a team player, good cooperation, and communication skills

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs

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

15 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Santa Fe Springs is a city in Los Angeles County, California. It is one of the Gateway Cities of southeast Los Angeles County. The population was 16,223 at the 2010 census, down from 17,438 at the 2000 census.

The plant was Founded in 1993, manufactures APET Containers, and has approximately 300 employees.

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 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.

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Fe Springs

ID 2024-25033

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly