Extruder Operator


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 pactivevergreen.com.


120 miles southeast of Columbus, OH and approximately 150 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, PA, Mineral wells, also known as Mineral Wells, is a census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia. It is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,950 at the 2010 census.


The plant became a Pactiv facility in 2010 through acquisition and was formerly a PWP facility that started in Mineral Wells in 2003. The facility is part of the Food Merchandising Business Unit and manufactures clear and black APET product that supplies food packaging to Pactiv's retail customers. The employee population is approximately 200.


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 TalentHelp@Pactiv.com.


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

  • Operate and process an Extruder
  • Use measurement instruments to verify quality specifications met.
  • Operate and make minor process adjustments to ensure product quality and process stability.
  • Effectively communicate with Supervisor / Lead and other associates, sharing information to ensure team is working towards and meeting production goals.
  • May mix thermoplastic materials, according to formula, for feeding extrusion machine.
  • Set up extrusion machine by inputting information into a computer console, set roll gaps to precise sizes, insert die shims for correct sheet width and ensures quality control is production grade.
  • Regulates rate of extrusion to prevent metal rupture and adherence of metal to container walls.
  • Record data such as process conditions and production paper work and Hour/Hour charts.
  • Housekeeping on a daily basis.
  • Operate aerial lift, forklift, scissor lift and crane.

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to enter all formulas and recipes into the computer console accurately.  Experience with Extrusion machines is preferred.  Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Full time
Mineral Wells, WV 26150, US