Plant Engineer- Technical Manager Job at Pactiv Evergreen, Hazle, PA

  • Pactiv Evergreen
  • Hazle, PA

Job Description


The Plant Engineer is responsible for the plant manufacturing engineering function and manages the maintenance and planning of facility assets to achieve high performance levels and ensure compliance. He/She directs those assigned or carrying out these functions to maximize operational time while reducing unscheduled downtime in support of the TPMM system. The Asset Care Manager is responsible for facility structure and support equipment and safety and environmental compliance at Federal, State and local level.




Key Job Accountabilities:


Capital Management
Ensures responsible capital management for equipment and facility.
Equipment Care
Develops, evaluates, and improves equipment care methods and processes with a focus on maximizing Fabri-Kal equipment utilization and longevity with efficient use of resources.
Equipment Design and Facilities, Support Equipment, and Grounds Maintenance
Suggests equipment design changes aimed to improve operational efficiency. Maintains the upkeep of plant facilities and grounds required to support continuing operations and growth and delivers consistent, reliable utilities to the manufacturing shop floor, to include water, electricity, compressed air, and air conditioning systems.
Lean Management
Applies lean manufacturing techniques to reduce consumption and waste and works with plant manufacturing value streams to coordinate activities and achieve asset utilization objectives.
Works with other managers to ensure schedules are met, problems addressed, and improvements are implemented.
Workforce Utilization
Optimizes workforce utilization of hourly employees through salary direct reports. Ensures the team has effective work strategy, detailed planning and 'down day' execution and effective skills development systems required to support the system.





Inventory Control Materials & Goods
Optimal inventory control of all raw materials, packaging and finished goods which includes requisitioning, receipt, storage, repack and handling of these goods.
Demonstrates understanding and utilization of lean manufacturing tools and strategies
Machine Care
Machine care best practices
Preventative Maintenance
Preventive maintenance (TPM) principles and systems
Maintenance Knowledge
Reasonable knowledge in the basic maintenance skill sets, Electrical, Plumbing, Welding, Machine Shop
Mechanical Tools
Ability to use standard hand tools, measurement devices and test equipment and to understand and work effectively on equipment with complex mechanical, electrical and pneumatic features, PLC controls and first-hand troubleshooting and ownership.
Work Order Management
Understands open work orders, including how to review, analyze, prioritize and implement them within the related computer software.
Reliable Equipment Operation
Reliable Equipment Operation: Master Process Mgmt. and TPM Systems
Working knowledge of the SAP and LINC's systems as they relate to production reporting and action tracking
Safety Equipment
Use of safety equipment, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, PPE's and safety management best practices


Skills & Abilities:

Budget Management
Budget tracking and planning skills
Engage in written and oral communication that is clear, unambiguous, transparent, and consistent with the organizational vision, mission, and values. Listens carefully to others and ensures message is understood. Ensures important matters are shared with all appropriate parties. Uses appropriate grammar, pronunciation, and tone to enhance understanding. Demonstrates professionalism through email etiquette best practices and effective body language, including eye-contact and posture. Tailors communication style to needs of the recipient.
Project Management
Develops and manages the scope of a project, explains the project plan and identifies key stakeholders in project. Manages budget, subordinates and outside contractors to get numerous tasks completed on time and within budget.
Analytical Thinking
Breaks down problems and issues into sub-components and then assesses the costs, benefits and risks of various options prior to selecting a particular approach.
Problem Solving
Identifies problems and uses logic, judgment, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions to achieve the desired organizational goal or outcome. Looks for root causes, generates solutions, evaluates the relative strength and weakness of each option. Researches issues thoroughly - uses accurate and complete information to draw conclusions.


Develops and uses effective strategies, change management and interpersonal skills to influence others toward the accomplishment of identified objectives. Solicits input of others who are affected by plans, actions or proposed changes. A role model that uses positive approaches or strategies to influence others. Holds self and others accountable for achieving established performance expectations.



Education Requirements - Bachelors in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 




Experience Requirements

5 years of Technical Management Experience Required
5 years of TPM Environment Preferred




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


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 or email .


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




Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, For contractors, Local area,

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