Packaging Associate – 1st Shift

Pactiv Evergreen


This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Hiring Immediately!


1st Shift from 7:00am to 3:00pm

Pay Rate: $16.45


Eligible for benefits first of the month following hire date

Multiple medical and prescription drug coverage options

Multiple dental and vision plan coverage options

Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

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.



Safely and effectively packs finished goods and prepares product for shipment.


Provides support for the operations team by working safely to feed material into machines, inspect product for defects and pack finished goods in correct configuration.

Performs quality checks and ensures correct counts on various product sizes and packs into the appropriate packaging.

Makes minor machine adjustments to minimize interruptions and ensure quality product.

Replacement of adhesive tape in hand tapers and automatic sealing machinery.

Ensure that any finished goods or work in progress identification labels are present and placed in the correct position.

Stacks finished product in correct configuration, ready for transportation.

Responsible for ensuring good housekeeping, and that area(s) of responsibility are safe, clean and tidy.

Promptly inform supervisor of any issues concerning health and safety, hygiene, quality and efficiencies.

Follows all Company established rules and policies; Adheres to all Safety rules and regulations.

Completes paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.


Education and/or Experience:

Previous experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is highly preferred

Ability to work with others effectively as a part of a team is essential.

Ability to follow standard work instructions is required.

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

50 miles south of Chicago and close to the Indiana boarder, Grant Park is a village in northeastern Kankakee County, Illinois. Grant Park was incorporated in 1883. In 2010, Grant Park had a population of 1,331. It is part of the Kankakee–Bradley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The plant was built in 1960s, Warehouse and Office areas added in 1988, and has approximately 150 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

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.

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-Grant Park

ID 2023-23278

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly