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Pactiv Evergreen Tech Engineering 2 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

130 miles east of Des Moines, and 230 miles west of Chicago, Cedar Rapids is a city in eastern Iowa. The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art includes many works by native Iowan painter Grant Wood. Brucemore is an estate with acres of gardens and an 1880s mansion, which houses local history displays. Nearby, Bever Park has an ice rink, a pool and farm animals. The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library offers exhibits on the history and culture of 19th-century immigrants.

Evergreen Packaging Equipment is located in the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with close proximity to Chicago. Initially begun in 1880 to service the dairy industry, EPE now manufactures gable-top carton filling machines, making Evergreen Packaging a fully vertically integrated carton provider for its customers. EPE has 170 team members and now has 1300 installed machines in over 50 countries.

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.

The Engineering Technician will apply basic engineering fundamentals with responsibilities of design, drafting, and documentation support. This position may assist manufacturing personnel in troubleshooting problems during the assembly of a product, the manufacturing of parts or sub-assemblies, or the qualification of a product before shipment. This position may assist Purchasing personnel in resolving vendor part issues.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accurate BOM Structuring & Documentation - utilization of the PDM system.

  • Accurate Drawings - utilization of the Solidworks system.

  • Accurate BOM, Drawings, & Specs - utilization of PDM, Solidworks & AutoCAD systems.

  • Accurate Information - utilization of PDM, Solidworks & AutoCAD systems.

  • A.A.S. degree in Mechanical Design Technology, manufacturing or equivalent experience

  • 2-4 years mechanical design experience

  • High Proficiency with SolidWorks solid modeling CAD system

  • Experience with estimating costs of manufactured components

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Independent and self-motivated, yet able to work in a process-centered team environment

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