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Paper Machine 2 Area Manager

Company: Pactiv Corporation
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


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, pleasecall (847) 482-4320 or email

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

Position Summary:

The PM2 Area Manager provides the leadership and management required for achieving the department goals relating to Safety, Quality, Cost, Environmental Compliance, and Production. The ideal candidate will be technically oriented, detailed in approach, work well with people at all levels within the organization, and promotable to management positions within the company after building the background and experience in our business.

Key Accountablilities:

  • Monitors and manages to the established KPIs in the department.
  • Monitors and manages the development of the employees in the area.
  • Responsible for setting direction, identifying priorities, coordinating the activities of other departments as it relates to the area performance, and managing the operating budget for the area.
  • Addresses issues impacting performance and involving outside resources as needed.
  • Communicates to all levels of the organization as needed and participates with Area Managers from other areas of the mill to coordinate activities.
  • Administers policy and procedure within legal guidelines.
  • Coaches work group to adapt to new ways of performing work to include understanding of legal ramifications of our policies, government regulations, safety standards, and consistently adhering to and administering policy and procedures.
  • Manage costs by tracking costs using monthly reports. Provide input into projected plans. Conduct cost analysis.
  • Use cost factors effectively make sound decisions as well as identifying gaps.
  • Schedules work for the daily activities of employees to maximize available resources.
  • Manages the supply of LDPE and specialty resins based on usage and forecast and provides an accurate monthly inventory to accounting.
  • Effectively troubleshoots operational, electrical, and mechanical processing issues to identify root cause and effective solutions.
  • Adept at data analysis and uses data to drive decisions.
  • Lead and drive RCFAs to completion.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


  • Undergraduate technical degree (preferred) from an accredited college/university.
  • Previous extrusion experience desired.
  • Seven to ten years of professional work experience in a leadership or supervisory role.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of conditions and technical challenges;
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to drive the changes necessary to manage to established budgets and schedules.
  • Experience in successfully managing to established budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with experience in Microsoft Office, PI, and SAP. Exposure to Elixir and Majiq a plus.
  • Able to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization in a team setting.
    Organized approach to work and ability to deal with multiple competing priorities to make appropriate decisions.
    Able to convey a sense of urgency and drive to perform to the organization
  • Experience delivering technical presentations to upper level management team.
  • Experience managing employees in a union environment desired.


  • Technical degree that has application to the board extrusion industry.
    Experience managing people in a union environment.
    High leadership potential with the ability and the desire to be promoted within the organization.

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Keywords: Pactiv Corporation, Pine Bluff , Paper Machine 2 Area Manager, Other , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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