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Plant Maintenance Manager at Pactiv Corporation

Plant Maintenance Manager

Pactiv Corporation Grottoes, VA Full Time
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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 in the Shenandoah Valley, 110 miles north west of Richmond and 135 miles south west of Washington, DC, Grottoes is an incorporated town in Augusta and Rockingham counties in the state of Virginia. The population was 2,668 at the 2010 census.


Pactiv Evergreen – Grottoes facility is located in the Shenandoah Valley, VA. The address is 149 Caverns Blvd., Grottoes, VA 22441. The plant was built in 1930, with new additions constructed from 1956-1990. With a workforce of approximately 200 employees working on 12 hours rotating shifts, Grottoes’ plant manufactures food grade plastic film, oven bags, industrial shrink wrap, and bacon boards. Grottoes facility has received the following awards and recognitions: Plant of the Year Award in 2010, Environmental Performer of the Year 2017 and Safety Performer of the Year 2017 


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


This Position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.


Job Summary:

This position is accountable for the day-to-day availability and reliability of the facility and equipment. Lead 24/7/365 maintenance activities to ensure safe, effective, efficient, continuous plant operation through proactive maintenance and reliability, risk analysis and assessment. Supervise assigned personnel and contractors to minimize scheduled and unscheduled downtimes, and approach maintenance as an investment with a goal of reducing costs over the long run. Drive a planned and predictive, failure elimination, databased organization to maximize line performance. Provide expertise, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic components. 


Job Description:

  • Respond to problems in a timely manner utilizing the Process Interruption Rapid Response Process and keep plant management informed of special occurrences
  • Assure credibility of the maintenance functions by meeting committed downtimes, turning equipment over that functions properly, providing information as needed, and fostering a data driven organization utilizing a CMMS
  • Oversee Pre-PM’s and Kitting/Staging activities to be through, effective and efficient to promote successful planned maintenance downtimes
  • Promote precision maintenance, PM optimization, and the growth of PdM by optimizing the use of condition monitoring techniques, i.e.; vibration, infrared, ultrasound, motor circuit evaluation, oil sampling
  • Conduct routine audits of maintenance execution work to review EHS, PMS and GMP adherence, completeness, work order accuracy, time allotment, and sponsor and promote 5S housekeeping
  • Utilize problem-solving techniques including PDCA to solve problems to root cause, implement actions that prevent re-occurrence, improve operations, etc.
  • Direct the operation and maintenance of facility systems to provide uninterrupted service, i.e.; plant power, plant compressed air, plant vacuum, plant chill water, plant fire protection, and support energy conservation initiatives
  • Adhere to maintenance budget by managing monthly spend to the given forecast, lower maintenance spends from previous year month to month, and explain variances as requested
  • Drive a zero EHS incident culture, support and participate in incident investigations to determine root cause and identify preventive actions, correct unsafe conditions and acts immediately, and use every incident or near miss as a teaching moment for subordinates and others as necessary
  • Attend all Tier meetings and utilize the Pactiv Business System (PBS) to promote continuous improvement, i.e.; A3, 5S, SMED, Standard Work, Problem Solving, etc.
  • Own the spare parts inventory by adjusting min/max levels appropriately, maintaining the items, reducing inventory when possible, etc.
  • Oversee and support design and process changes, installations, troubleshooting, completing repairs, and providing data to improve maintenance and reliability processes
  • Interpret drawings, diagrams, schematics, specifications, PLC ladder diagrams, etc., and understand hydraulics, pneumatics, electric circuitry, electronics and electromechanical concepts, both AC and DC
  • Oversees operation of plant utilities including boiler house, wastewater treatment, air compressors, and electrical distribution.
  • Oversees management of stockroom.
  • Directs training and new employee on boarding to improve their work performance and understanding of company policies and procedures, including oversight of apprenticeship program.

Required Qualifications:

    Associates Degree in Maintenance, Industrial Technology or equivalent preferredMinimum ten years’ industrial maintenance experienceIndustrial facility systems experience, i.e.; power, compressed air, vacuum, chill water, fire protection, etc.Supervisor experienceMaintenance knowledge, skills, and abilities in electrical, mechanical, and electronic disciplinesPLC experience and ability to troubleshoot issues - need to be able to look at a program understand it well enough to spot issues.Understanding of preventive (PM) and predictive (PdM) maintenance techniquesMaintenance planning and scheduling knowledge to execute planned work and record unplanned workMaintenance spare parts knowledge to establish stocking levels and sourcing strategiesMaintenance metrics knowledge to monitor, optimize and drive continuous improvementHighly developed human relation skills to lead, direct, motivate and aid subordinate personnelProficient in computer applications including Microsoft applications, Outlook, SAP, Maintenance Connection, etc.Working knowledge of OSHA and National Electric CodesGood written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization, contractors and vendorsAbility to make decisions under time constraints and tight deadlines
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