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Pactiv Evergreen Maintenance Technician (BP2) in Bedford Park, Illinois


Maintenance Technician | Bedford Park, IL | HIRING IMMEDIATELY

$1,500 Sign on Bonus

Grow your career with Pactiv Evergreen! If you have 1-3 years demonstrated Maintenance/PM experience in a manufacturing setting and like problem solving; bring your skills here! Our food packaging machinery will provide an opportunity to grow your mechanical andelectricalskills. You will work from blueprints, drawings and layouts to resolve issues with motors, wiring, PLCs, drives belts and chains. Experience with Injection Molding or Extrusion machinery, highly preferred. Ideal candidates have 3+ years of relevant experience within the manufacturing industry and have the demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment & components including mechanical, electrical, and/or electronic with minimum supervision or assistance.

Available Shifts: NIGHT SHIFT

  • 12-Hour Rotating Shifts with EVERY OTHER WEEKEND OFF

  • Night Shift Hours: 7P-7A

Comprehensive Compensation Package:

  • Competitive Starting Pay Rate

  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases

  • Add EXTRA money to your paycheck by referring friends and family

  • Eligible for monthly bonus based upon plant productivity*


  • Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA plans and an HSA plan )

  • Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)

  • Vision (basic and premier coverage)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • 401K 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 accounts

  • Livongo diabetes program

  • Corporate discounts


Our Social Responsibility platform features a robust, employee-led Give Back program, which includes a matching gifts plan, community grants initiative, and our annual Company-wide Month of Action campaign. With each of these initiatives, our employees are empowered and equipped to give back to their communities and support the non-profits important to them and their families. Through our Give Back program, we own our commitment to Social Responsibility and live our purpose of Packaging a Better Future.


Role Responsibilities:

  • As a Maintenance Technician you will troubleshoot mechanical, electrical wiring and electronic controllers is necessary.

  • As a Maintenance Technician you will tear down; replace defective component units and parts such as bearings, motors, servo motors, PLC's, gears, electronic drives, clutches, brakes, belts, chains and electrical parts.

  • Maintenance Technician's perform all preventive maintenance checks, as required.

  • Works from specifications on blueprints, drawings, and layouts.

  • Repair equipment to maximum efficiencies, which meet or exceed productivity improvements and waste reduction requirements.

  • Continuously monitor equipment and communicate to supervision all equipment problems or concerns.

  • Follows safety rules and keeps work area in a clean and orderly condition.


  • Maintenance Technician candidates should have 3+ years of Maintenance experience within a manufacturing organization.

  • Prior Injection Molding or Extrusion, preferred.

  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience with Packaging Equipment is desirable.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems and machinery

  • Must be able to read blueprints.

  • Maintenance Technicians should have own tools; company will provide additional specialty tools if necessary.

  • Proficient with Computers is a plus.

  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Good communication skills are required to interact with Supervision and other Departments.


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

Located 16 miles south west of Chicago, Bedford Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 580 at the 2010 census. Bedford Park consists of a small residential area and vast amounts of heavy industry sprawling to the east and a small amount to the west.

Pactiv Bedford Park is a leading Extrusion/Injection Molding facility that produces plates, straws, cutlery, and wrapped cutlery kits for the food service industry. Built in 1974, our facility has 195,000 total square footage. We host 90 machines including Injection Molding, Extrusion, and Automated Robotic instruments. We produce approximately 75 million pounds annually and over 400,000 SKUs. We employ over 500 full-time and temporary employees who have helped us attain numerous awards including Quality Performer of the year and Safety Excellence.

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.


Pactiv 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.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law

Pactiv Evergreen employees are subject to post-hire drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policies

Job Locations US-IL-Bedford Park

ID 2023-22551

Category Operations

Position Type Full Time

Pay Type Hourly