Who We Are
To become a global leader in the food packaging industry, you need more than just great products. You need a team of dedicated professionals who share an ongoing commitment to delivering excellence. That’s Pactiv. Since 1965, our employees have exceeded the expectations of the world’s foodservice leaders with a collective passion that has earned us our reputation as the industry’s best.
Our employees come from more than a dozen countries and nearly every U.S. state, diverse in makeup but united in their entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to delivering excellence. Innovation, creativity and collaboration are key facets of our culture, where our team members leverage technology, research, and metrics to arrive at thoughtful, decisive solutions that drive our success. Professional growth here is limited only by desire.
Yes, we’re about producing and distributing containers, cups, and straws (and more). But at our core, Pactiv is about people. The industry’s best.
Working at Pactiv
Whether you live in a busy, urban center, or a rural, Midwestern town, more than likely, the paper cup that held your coffee or soft drink earlier today from your local carryout restaurant was manufactured or distributed by us. With more than 12,000 people working in seven countries, we’re the world’s largest foodservice packaging company, manufacturing products you use every day, including: aluminum pans; polystyrene and plastic trays and containers; paper and plastic cups, lids and straws; recyclable cups, bowls, and trays; EarthChoice items; among hundreds of others.
Instrumental to our rapid growth over the past half-century is a fiercely committed and loyal team of employees. From every background and culture, they’re incredibly talented people whose creativity and initiative continually challenge us to innovate and grow. We recognize the essential role our employees play in our continued success; to that end we value and reward innovation, decisiveness, and leadership- standout qualities that are critical in our fast-paced environment. We focus on promoting from within whenever possible, an unwavering loyalty that makes us a premier organization for stable, long-term career growth.
There is no typical Pactiv employee. With a commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, our corporate culture is a successful blend of cultures and experiences, a deep collection of personalities and thought perspectives that adds a rich vibrancy to our talent pool. Far from being a melting pot of uniformity and conformity, we’re a diverse group of individuals who are empowered to make decisions, take risks and realize our full potentials. The results are seen at every level of the organization, from our interns to senior executives-, each leveraging the tools and opportunities we provide, while producing pretty amazing results.