Machine Operator – Extrusion

Pactiv Evergreen


IMMEDIATELY HIRING Extrusion Operators for our Franklin Park location. Do you have at least one year of experience operating Extrusion or Thermoforming machines? If you enjoy working with your hands, have the ability to problem solve and troubleshoot mechanical issues as they arise and a strong desire to grow your career then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Available shift: 7PM to 7AM with every other weekend off.


Starting rate up to $25 per hour based on experience

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 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)

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..


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.


Hiring Immediately! Text apply to PTVE @ 97211

This Position is for Pactiv Evergreen.

Job Description:

Consistently and safely operates machines at or above standard levels of operation including waste, quality, efficiency and utilization

Trouble shoot, identify and correct machine related problems through proper adjustments to various parts of the machine

Provide innovative solutions for production issues

Provides support and guidance to less experienced personnel

Completes appropriate end of shift paperwork, accounting for crewing time, machine time, and production quantities

Able to inspect and recognize defective product and make machine adjustments to correct cause of defects

Observes all housekeeping, standard work and safety guidelines

Mechanical aptitude, demonstrated problem solving skills and effective communication skills – written and verbal are required



1 years working in a manufacturing environment as an Extrusion Machine Operator

Experience and willingness to work 12 hour rotating scheules including every other weekend

Ability to show up for work prior to shift and be prepared to get the day going on time

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting experience working with Extrusion Machines

Excellent communication skills, detailed record keeping per the prescribed frequency

Analytical and math skills

Ability to perform quality checks and have an understanding of production measurement tools

Knowledge of product quality standards

Comfortable wearing PPE such as hairnets, beard-nets, steel toed shoes/boots, ear protection and bump-caps when required

Manual dexterity

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 20 miles north west of Chicago, Franklin Park is just south of OHare Airport and is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 18,333 at the 2010 census.

The plant was began plastics production in 1973 manufactures APET, and has approximately 200 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 employees are subject to post-hire drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policies

Job Locations US-IL-Franklin Park

ID 2023-23298

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly