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Pactiv Unit Manager in Bedford Park, Illinois

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction to assigned department(s), product line(s) or profit center(s) and teams in order to meet production goals, ensure a safe work environment, and meet customer specifications.

  • Typically supervises 250+ employees including salaried, hourly and agency temps. Schedule, track, & monitor production and costs to ensure unit meets established goals while maintaining a safe work environment and quality standards.

  • Maintain effective workforce through hiring, training, coaching and disciplinary actions. Develop, implement and demonstrate best practices and consistent policies.

  • Complete and maintain timely and accurate reports on critical production outcomes such as efficiency, downtime, cost, etc.

  • Provide feedback up and down the organization.

  • Develop and implement safety awareness programs, communicate safety issues, correct safety related problems, and lead investigations into safety related issues.

  • Lead, design and implement continuous improvement processes.


  • BS/BA in Industrial Management, Engineering or Business with 8 years of manufacturing experience including 4 years of supervisory experience preferred.

  • Extrusion/thermoforming and LEAN experience is a plus.

  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of statistical methods and process improvement techniques.

  • Must demonstrate proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Effective team building and demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels in the organization.

At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Want to learn more? Visit www.Pactiv.com Pactiv LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, unfavorable military discharge, or any other legally protected status. "IND1P" #LI-TM1