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Maintenance Associate

2 Year

December 9, 2023 marked the start of the job listing for the Maintenance Associate position, which will expire on March 6, 2024. The salary that comes with this job is USD 30 - 34 for the chosen applicant. A prerequisite for this job is that you have at least 24 months of work experience in the same field. Pactiv has full time jobs with a friendly work environment. This job is located in Fresno, but the company is willing to consider applicants from other parts of the country if they meet the qualifications.


Maintenance Associate | Now Hiring | Fresno, CA

  • Starting pay rate of $31.20/hour
  • Eligible for annual & skill-based wage increases
Benefits Include:
  • Eligible for benefits first of the month following hire date
  • Multiple medical and prescription drug coverage options
  • Choice of an Employer-Funded Health Care Account (HCA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Integrated healthcare programs – telemedicine, chronic condition, weight management and msk health
  • Multiple dental and vision plan coverage options
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Healthcare, dependent care
  • Company provided life and accidental death, short and long-term disability programs
  • Supplemental life, accidental death, and disability buy-up options
  • Accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Employee well-being reward program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Child and family care support program
  • Educational assistance and tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee discount program
  • 401(K) with 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100% vesting in all company provided money immediately)
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This position is responsible for maintenance of production machines and plant support systems. The Maintenance Associate is the front line “reactive” individual trouble-shooter and systems analyzer. Candidate must have the basic knowledge that allows a comprehensive and thorough understanding of process and electrical controls. Strong manufacturing background with demonstrated mechanical aptitude and process troubleshooting skills are desired. Ability to work independently. Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and will work with closely with the production leaders.

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  • Maintain electrical control systems and mechanical equipment used in industrial manufacturing
  • Troubleshoot and repair Extruders, Thermoformer’s and Packagers
  • Electrical heat/cool control systems
  • AC and DC motors and their control systems
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • PLC’s control systems used throughout the plant
  • Preventative maintenance
  • General repairs to buildings and structures as required
  • Proper operation of maintenance equipment (lathe, mill, welder, drill press, power tools)
  • May assist in the training of other employees
  • Participation in continuous improvement team and activities
  • Training on thermoformer tool changes and startup of production and packaging equipment
  • Effectively communicate information to other Team Members at shift change and to Maintenance Leadership using CMMS (Maintenance Connection), Work order documents, or logbook
  • Train to follow written procedures as they relate to work orders, PM schedules, and Process Safety Management (PSM) maintenance procedures
  • Must learn & follow all department and plant policies and procedures
  • Minimum 2 years’ maintenance experience working in industrial electrical/mechanical field
  • 2 years of completed technical school (AS Degree or equivalent) / Certification in industrial mechanics through an accredited institution
  • Knowledgeable in
  • Pneumatics systems
  • Hydraulics systems
  • PLC Systems
  • Knowledge of AC motors/controls, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Working knowledge of DC motors and controls
  • Valid driver's license and Pactiv Forklift certification required; training provided
  • Good performance, safety and attendance records
  • Possible daily lifting of up to 40 lbs
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays as required
  • Willingness to work any shift
  • Must be knowledgeable in electrical system, prints/schematics
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills, decision making ability and mathematical knowledge
Preferred Skills
  • Operate the lathe, mill, and shop tools as required
  • Operate shop-welding equipment as required
  • Complete knowledge in PLC’s systems, prints/schematics
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

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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

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