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Pactiv Mechanic in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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 pactivevergreen.com.

140 miles west of Detroit and 50 miles south of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo is a city in southern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Valley Museum offers science, technology and history exhibits, plus a planetarium. American and European art form the core collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. To the south, the Air Zoo museum features vintage aircraft, flight simulators and rides. The multi-use Kalamazoo River Valley Trail runs through the city, linking parks and nearby communities.

The Evergreen Packaging Kalamazoo Carton Converting Facility is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with easy access to the beautif Great Lakes region and the cities of Chicago and Detroit. Opened in 1952 and employing 175 team members, the facility prints and die cuts refrigerated gable top cartons for a variety of national and regional brands, primarily supplying important dairy nutrition to schoolchildren 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 TalentHelp@Pactiv.com.

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

The Maintenance Mechanic position requires experience and skill in electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical areas, as well as, general facility grounds and equipment. Under direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance mechanic must provide support to production while following all safety procedures and policies.


  • Position requires experience and skill in electrical, hydraulic, mechanical areas, and general facility grounds and equipment.

  • Working knowledge of machine tool operations such as; drill press, hose crimper, volt meters, amp meters, thermocouple calibration unit, micrometers, calipers, scales, levels, etc.

  • Trouble shoot programmable controllers

  • Trouble shoot equipment with pneumatics and hydraulic control

  • Installs wiring, make adjustment to & calibrates machines

  • Removes, replaces and/or repairs machinery

  • Takes work orders out of maintenance system and completes in a timely manner

  • Completes or assist in parts requisitions in maintenance system with correct part numbers and vendors

  • Insures all safety and LOTO procedures are followed; must follow all safety procedures and requirements.

  • Responsible for parts inventory

  • Preventative maintenance on equipment and adheres to published standards. Basic PM inspections and properly complete required paperwork.

  • Ensure that the supply chain is made aware of their food safety obligations as our partner in the quest to deliver a safe product to the consuming public.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3-5 Years Industrial Maintenance Experience

  • Ramsay Testing (at facility)