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Mill Operations Learning Leader

Company: Pactiv Evergreen Inc.
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, please call (847) 482-4320 or email


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

Job Description:

The Ideal candidate will be instrumental in helping build a robust hourly certification program for the Pine Bluff, AR Mill that is focused on processes that engage the workforce through collaboration and participation, and support business objectives around safety, environmental, quality, production, reliability, and efficient operations for the Mill.

This position reports to Senior Manager Certification & Learning and Development Leader and will be responsible for the management and facilitate continuous improvement of the hourly certification programs for the mill.


Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and executes on the facilities certification processes and programs.
  • Manages the department learning leaders, while partnering closely with the leaders from each operational area to meet their needs.
  • Provide consistency and standards for operational training and certification across the manufacturing environments.
  • Develop department learning leaders.
  • Research and institute best in class training and certification.
  • Develop and facilitate key performance indicators.
  • Develop processes and systems to track certification progress and illuminate gaps and needs.
  • Assist in building talent development ownership within the departments across the mill.
  • Manage and assist in the development of standard procedures (TCCs, MOCs, JSAs) and other documents within the operations environment.  Ensure learning action items are properly assigned, tracked and completed.
  • May teach and/or deliver training material to the organization.
  • Provide additional support for driving Manufacturing Excellence through certification programs.
  • Drive the use of data and data analysis tools in the decision making process.
  • Assist in implementation and sustainability of Learning Management System for hourly team members.
  • Reporting directly to Senior Manager Certification / Learning and Development Leader with a indirect reporting relationship to the Mill Manager.
  • Partner with Human Resources and management team to facilitate professional development. 

Essential/Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree business, engineering, human resources, or other applicable degree from accredited university. 
  • 5 years’ experience with technical training and development within an industrial environment.
  • 3 years’ experience leading others.
  • Experience in six sigma/continuous improvement work environments.
  • Industry experience in pulp and paper making process.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency.
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS).



  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized and Effective planning
  • Energetic, Self-Starter
  • Resourceful
  • Ability to look ahead and respond appropriately
  • Change Management
  • Conflict Resolution and Influence (Influential Leadership)
  • Organizational Agility
  • Results Oriented

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Keywords: Pactiv Evergreen Inc., Pine Bluff , Mill Operations Learning Leader, Other , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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