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Manufacturing Excellence Engineer

Company: Pactiv Evergreen
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: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
44 miles southeast of Little Rock, Pine Bluff is the tenth-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is the principal city of the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area and part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff Combined Statistical Area.
The Evergreen Packaging Pine Bluff Paper Mill is located in Pine Bluff, Arkanas, less than an hour from Little Rock in scenic southeast Arkansas. It is the largest industrial employer in Jefferson County. Opened in 1958, Pine Bluff is the largest facility within Evergreen Packaging and is home to the world's largest gable-top liquid packaging paperboard machine. In addition to producing paperboard for cartons, the facility also produces coated paper for magazines.
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.Responsibilities:Effectively fulfill process engineering demands of a paper mill operating or maintenance department. Primary focus will be in process optimization, coordination of trials, and process improvements.
Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshooting quality issues
  • Learning key operating parameters
  • Solving production issues
  • Assisting with shutdowns, start-ups, etc.
  • Running trials
  • Networking with vendors and operators
  • Recommending new chemicals and equipment
  • Monitoring key variables
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Collaborating with engineers, managers, operators
  • Working independently
  • Working in teamsCore Competencies:
    • Communications
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Leadership
    • Coaching/Counseling
    • Problem Solving
    • Change Orientation
    • PlanningQualifications:Requirements:
      • B.S. Engineering or Paper Science Engineering
      • Preferably some experience in an industrial / manufacturing setting
      • Desire and capability to work in manufacturing for a long-term career
      • Prefer hands-on assignments. Expect to spend 50% of time out in the mill
      • Exhibit excellent interpersonal & communications skills
      • Highly self-motivated, but able to work with teams
      • Superior computer skills (MS Office, PI, Proficy, SAP, etc.)
      • Willingness to teach and train others
      • Proven leadership skills
      • Good interpersonal & communications skills
      • Positive attitude toward workplace safety
      • Strong time management skills
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Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen, Pine Bluff , Manufacturing Excellence Engineer, Hospitality & Tourism , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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