Located 35 south west of Chicago, Frankfort is a village in Will County, Illinois, with a small portion in Cook County. The population was 17,782 at the 2010 census, up from 10,391 in 2000. According to Forbes.com, in 2007 the village ranked as the 36th fastest growing suburb in the United States.
The plant was built in 1965, manufactures food service and food packaging products (custom and stock foam), and has approximately 300 employees.
Develop, deploy and maintain the plant's quality and continuous improvement systems.
Regularly collect, analyze, summarize and report process quality information to all levels in the organization.
Develop, implement quality policies, procedures.
Plan, evaluate, and implement product specifications, test procedures.
Identify, recommend, acquire, coordinate repairs, preventative maintenance, and calibration of testing equipment.
Work closely with R&D.
Provide technical support, expertise in statistical methods, DOE & continuous process improvements to plant population.
Manage data gathering software, including procurement, installation, programming & end-user training.
Provide analysis of data.
Support cost reduction & process improvement projects.
May participate in some HR initiatives.
Coordinate and champion the plant in obtaining and sustaining the BRC certification, as well as other external customer certifications and inspections.
Provide analytical support & coordinate the efforts involved in resolving quality issues in regards to product failures and/or returns.
Act as a plant point of contact in regards to product quality for customer service, sales & marketing.
BA/BS degree preferred in Business or Technical Discipline.
5-7 years of quality management experience or process engineering in a manufacturing environment.
At Pactiv, continuous innovation has secured our place as the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products, supplying packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice outlets across North America.
Since our founding in 1965 as Packaging Corporation of America, we have focused on producing and distributing the highest quality foodservice packaging products. Our product lines today include custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. We supply every major foodservice retailer and distributor in North America, including:
Over the past few decades, we have undergone a series of strategic mergers and corporate realignments, all with an eye toward expanding our portfolio of products and customer base while securing our position as an industry leader. Indeed, we continuously seek to develop new ways to add value to our foodservice products and processes.
In 1965, PCA was acquired by Tenneco Inc., a division of Fortune 500 company Tenneco. Steady growth over the next several yea...rs led to a spin-off of Pactiv Corporation in 1999, which began trading publicly later that year (NYSE: PTV).
In 2010, Pactiv reverted to a privately held firm when it was acquired by Reynolds Group Holdings, a global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products. (Read more about our growth in the History section.)
From our world headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, we oversee global operations of more than 11,000 employees at more than 50 manufacturing plants, mixing centers and distribution centers.