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Machine Operator

Company: Pactiv Evergreen Inc.
Location: Manteno
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORSHiring Immediately!Pay rates $ 18.77Shifts:Day 7:00 am to 7:00 pmNight 7:00 pm to 7:00 am * ( plus $1.00 shift differential )Benefits:Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA plans and an HSA plan)Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage) Vision (basic and premier coverage)Prescription drug coverage401K with 6% company match( Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100% vesting in all company provided money immediately)New hire wellness bonus (see plan details)Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accountsLivongo diabetes programCorporate discountsJOB DUTIES:As a Machine Operator you will be responsible for the safe, controlled start-up and operation of repelletization machinery to convert flake into pellets.Operate hydraulic jack or walkie to move articles to and from the repel area.Removal of packaging material from gaylords of flake.Inspect flake for quality and the presence of any contamination which will affect product quality or operation of the repel lines.Inspect final product for defectLegibly record information from raw material on appropriate paperwork to ensure accuracy of all production reports.Load flake into repel hopper in a timely manner to ensure machine run time.Lifting of empty gaylords and pallets into neat organized stacks.Maintain repel area in a neat organized manner (5S). This may require the use of approved Tiger Vac, broom, shovel, and other cleaning supplies as needed.Develop a good working knowledge of the equipment, controls, safety features, and operating procedures of all repel lines to ensure safe operation. This includes but is not limited to: Ability to monitor vital functions of repel lines; Perform a screen change on a repel line; Perform a controlled shut down; Perform an emergency shut down; Ability to monitor product.Perform required Lockout/Tagout ProceduresPerform required preventative maintenance tasksAssist with line maintenance when possible.Call help chain when requiredOther tasks as assigned by management.Follows all Plant Safety Policies & ProceduresParticipate in safety programsEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or GEDPHYSICAL DEMANDS:This position requires the ability to be able to stand and walk for more then 2/3 of the time, the ability to talk and hear for up to 2/3 of the time, the ability to use hands, handle or feel, climb and balance, reach with hands and arms more than 2/3 of the time, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, smell for up to 2/3 of the time.This position requires the ability to be able to lift up to 50 pounds more than 2/3 of the time.This position requires regular and reliable attendance and punctuality.This position requires PPE to be worn based on the task being performed.This position requires the ability to work near moving mechanical parts for more then 2/3 of the time.This position requires the ability to work in loud noise level areas, wearing required proper hearing protectionThis position requires the ability to work in high, precarious places, in extreme hot (non-weather) and around fumes or airborne particles for more than 2/3 of the time.This position requires the following vision abilities:Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)This position requires frequent exposure to plant environment including extreme temperatures, dust and high noise levels. Eye and hearing protection, along with any other PPE required based on the task at hand, are required in the plant.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 miles south of Chicago and close to the Indiana boarder, Manteno is a village in Kankakee County, Illinois. The population was 9,204 at the 2010 census, up from 6,414 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Kankakee-Bourbonnais-Bradley Metropolitan Statistical Area.Built in 1988, this owned site sits on 13+ acres, manufactures OPS, HIPS & MFPP sheet, and has approximately 110 employees working.This operation runs 24/7 and can produce 98M lbs. of sheet annually.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, pleasecall (847) 482-4320 or email 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.All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law#INDMANT #CB1 #ZRHPactiv Evergreen employees are subject to post-hire drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policies

Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen Inc., Joliet , Machine Operator, Other , Manteno, Illinois

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