Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Plant EHS Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Franklin Park
Position Type
Full Time
Pay Type


The EHS Manager is responsible for providing focus, definition, and technical expertise for the development of a proactive Environmental, Health, and Safety plan that is consistent with Pactiv Evergreen’s (PTVE) corporate policies, vision, and values; and is in compliance with local, state, and federal EHS regulations.



  • Drive the development and implementation of EHS policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Maintain updated OSHA and EPA required written programs and develop/conduct training as necessary.
  • Oversee the reporting and investigations of any potential injury, accident, and/or health and safety related issues.
  • Oversee the necessary environmental, health and safety training to support and enhance the organization’s safety culture
  • Perform Managerial/Supervisory duties for 1 direct report
  • Develop and deploy policies, procedures, programs to support best-practice and identify best-practices with the PTVE system
  • Provide communication and training to plant management, establish and maintain communications, reporting, assessments, training programs, and guidance
  • Work with the Corporate EHS departments and provide prioritized direction and technical expertise to the engineering organizations or contractors in implementing EHS projects
  • Be capable of sharing best practices to assist in driving change across the multiple locations
  • Have a relentless pursuit for injury prevention, compliance, and risk reduction
  • Be capable of facilitating and sponsoring employee led teams that solve problems and lead the location(s) to World Class Safety
  • Be capable of aligning the local team and influencing others to achieve the desired EH&S performance objectives outlined by corporate initiatives, business unit initiatives, and local/site initiatives
  • Review and analyze data to determine the next opportunity to improve EH&S performance
  • Bring experience with innovative EH&S compliance and risk reduction techniques via employee engagement, behavior based safety programs, risk assessments, and understanding of implementing, managing, and sustaining EH&S programs in a manufacturing environment
  • Help coordinate and manage the standard work for hourly safety coordinators




  • BA/BS degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Engineering or technical discipline or related field.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not necessary


  • 5+ years of progressive and related professional health and safety experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Environmental experience is a plus.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills.
  • Solid project management capabilities with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously from origin through execution.
  • Well-developed leadership and motivational skills with proven ability to influence and motivate others to quickly achieve results.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during key business deadlines.
  • Ability to travel (5% - 10%).
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams.



  • Results Driven - Ability to focus on organizational growth, financial performance and achieving results.
  • Critical Decision Maker – Clear, critical thinker that engages in thoughtful, data-driven decisions and has the ability to summarize and draw appropriate conclusions from complex data.
  • Customer Focused – Understands customers’ needs and places the highest priority on delighting customers.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Builds rapport and collaborates effectively across the organization and fosters an environment of open and transparent communication.
  • Integrity & Trust – Demonstrates honest, respectful and trustworthy behaviors when engaging with stakeholders and achieves stated work obligations.
  • Compelling Communication – Effective written and verbal communicator that clearly and succinctly conveys information across all levels.
  • Leadership Courage – Exudes confidence and is a driven, assertive and decisive individual that manages conflict towards mutual solutions but also maintains composure during difficult situations and channels emotions effectively.
  • Strategic Orientation – Ability to balance short-term goals with long-term organizational and functional strategic priorities.
  • Innovative Thinking – A forward thinker who offers new, creative and often unconventional thoughts, opinions and methods for solution generation and problem solving.
  • People Leadership – Ability to develop employees through coaching and feedback and holds team members accountable through modeling appropriate behavior.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


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 20 miles north west of Chicago, Franklin Park is just south of O'Hare Airport and is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 18,333 at the 2010 census.


The plant was began plastics production in 1973 manufactures APET, and has approximately 200 employees.


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


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


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