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The company encourages employees to develop new ideas, new approaches and new abilities, and it invests in the personal growth and professional development of all its employees. These are some of the ways Ardagh Group attracts and retains the best employees in the business.

Ardagh Group is currently hiring veterans into a variety of roles within the organization. They provide apprenticeship programs, quality and safety training, and a Six Sigma environment.

Employees of Ardagh Group enjoy a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, pension, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation. Ardagh Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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Forming Supervisor (Burlington, WI)
Upcoming Interviews: Interviews will be held on 03/02/2017 in Burlington, WI
Position ID: #EB-2019075552
Date Posted: 2/16/2017 12:05:40 PM
Location: Burlington, WI
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As a Forming Supervisor, you will supervise hourly Union employees for one shift of the Forming Department engaged in the manufacturing of glass containers. Additional responsibilities will include:
• Ensuring that customer requirements are met at all times.
• Administering an effective safety program while ensuring the full awareness and compliance of employees.
• Providing necessary training updates, while striving for safety excellence and complying with OSHA standards.
• Maintaining good labor relations with the effective application of the labor contract.
• Coordinating and implementing job changes with applicable departments ensuring effective changes in terms of time and quality.
• Developing and implementing process controls to provide continuous improvements.
• Maintaining administrative records in a timely fashion to comply with job requirements and ensuring accurate record keeping, such as preparing work assignments for employees, schedules, attendance, grievance documentation and production recording.
• Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships within the department, with other departments and with the corporation.
• Providing regular training of personnel as needed to maintain new and existing equipment and ensuring good GMP principals are followed.

Position Details:
Location: Burlington, WI
Salary: $65K-$75K + discretionary OT and 5%-12.5% Bonus.
Shift: Our client runs a 24/7 operations split onto 3-shifts (7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am). You will most likely train on first shift and be assigned to an off-shift once you’ve fully on-boarded.
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive flexible benefits program including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending account, 401(k), and company-funded pension. Additional benefits include paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and product rebates.

Requirements:
• Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a technical field. Will consider a combination of education and/or equivalent relevant experience in production, manufacturing and supervision or comparable military experience.
• Must have prior supervisory experience.
• Technical experience is highly preferred.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.
• Must have basic computer skills and have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications.


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Electro-Mechanic Apprentice or Journeyman (Burlington, WI)
Upcoming Interviews: Interviews will be held on 03/02/2017 in Burlington, WI
Position ID: #EB-1535660832
Date Posted: 2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Location: Burlington, WI
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As an Electro-Mechanic Apprentice or Journeyman, you will be responsible for all mechanical and electrical maintenance of process equipment and general facility equipment. Specific responsibilities include:
• Performing corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance on production related equipment.
• Ensuring proper and safe operation of all Production machine systems.
• Communicating and working with Plant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Supervisors, Production Supervisors, Scheduler, and all other production staff.
• Troubleshooting, maintaining and installing Mechanical, Electrical (PLC’s), Pneumatic, and Hydraulic systems to provide maximum percentage of uptime possible.
• Troubleshooting and fixing manufacturing equipment such as wrappers and motors at the plant.
• Installing control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breakers panels.
• Connecting power cables to equipment and installing grounding leads.
• Monitoring and ensuring that the equipment is in excellent condition for operation.

Position Details:
Location: Burlington, WI
Salary: $65K-$75K.This is made up of an hourly wage of $22/hr for apprentice and $28.40/hr for journeyman + Overtime.
Shift: Our client runs a 24/7 operation split onto 3-shifts (7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am). You will most likely train on first shift and be assigned to an off-shift once you’ve fully on-boarded.
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive flexible benefits program including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending account, 401(k), and company-funded pension. Additional benefits include paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and product rebates.

Requirements:
• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical and/or mechanical systems. Multi-functional experience is preferred, but you will be trained in areas you’re not as familiar in.
• Must have the ability to troubleshoot and identify faults utilizing schematics, blueprints, diagrams.
• Must have knowledge of maintenance safety procedures and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Apprentice vs. Journeyman level is determined by a test you will take at the plant during your 2nd interview.


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Electro-Mechanic Apprentice or Journeyman (Lincoln, IL)
Position ID: #EB-1532156974
Date Posted: 10/14/2016 10:24:54 AM
Location: Lincoln, IL
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As an Electro-Mechanic Apprentice or Journeyman, you will be responsible for all mechanical and electrical maintenance of process equipment and general facility equipment. Specific responsibilities include:
• Performing corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance on production related equipment.
• Ensuring proper and safe operation of all Production machine systems.
• Communicating and working with Plant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Supervisors, Production Supervisors, Scheduler, and all other production staff.
• Troubleshooting, maintaining and installing Mechanical, Electrical (PLC’s), Pneumatic, and Hydraulic systems to provide maximum percentage of uptime possible.
• Troubleshooting and fixing manufacturing equipment such as wrappers and motors at the plant.
• Installing control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breakers panels.
• Connecting power cables to equipment and installing grounding leads.
• Monitoring and ensuring that the equipment is in excellent condition for operation.

Position Details:
Location: Lincoln, IL
Salary: $60K-$80K. This is made up of an hourly wage of $22/hr for apprentice and $27/hr for journeyman + Overtime.
Shift: Rotating shift, 5 days on 1st, 2 off; 5 days on 2nd, 2 off; 5 days on 3rd, 2 off.
Relocation: Relocation assistance for military veterans who do not have access to their military move.
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive flexible benefits program including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending account, 401(k), and company-funded pension. Additional benefits include paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and product rebates.

Requirements:
• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical and/or mechanical systems. Multi-functional experience is preferred, but you will be trained in areas you’re not as familiar in.
• Must have the ability to troubleshoot and identify faults utilizing schematics, blueprints, diagrams.
• Must have knowledge of maintenance safety procedures and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Apprentice vs. Journeyman level is determined by a test you will take at the plant during your 2nd interview.


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Management Professional Development Program (Varying Sites, In the Midwest)
Position ID: #EB-1424137751
Date Posted: 10/14/2016 10:08:28 AM
Location: Varying Sites, In the Midwest
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Description
Ardagh Group is seeking former military candidates who are interested in participating in its Management Professional Development Program. The MPDP is a unique initiative within the Ardagh Group Talent Management System for developing future managers and leaders. It is designed to provide a solid glass manufacturing experience for candidates with four-year technical degrees, and those with related advanced degrees who are seeking careers in manufacturing management. The objective of the MPDP is to provide its members with a broad manufacturing experience and a sound understanding of the glass composition and production process, including technical, quality, safety, and supervisory skills during a six-to-twelve-month program of work assignments and related technical and non-technical seminars that will lay a strong foundation for future careers in manufacturing management.
The capability to address global challenges of the new economic era and the ability to exceed stakeholder expectations is essential for the survival and growth of Ardagh Group. Because supervisors and managers are key leaders of the manufacturing and supporting technical processes, they must possess the multi-disciplinary competencies that are necessary for success in a highly dynamic and competitive industry. The MPDP curriculum has been specifically designed to address these key issues and satisfy the dynamic needs of our plants. MPDP members will be assimilated into the Ardagh Group organization by participating in a comprehensive orientation program that is conducted both at the corporate headquarters and one of the plant locations. After completing the orientation process, MPDP members will be assigned to a plant location to begin rotations as part of the plant’s manufacturing, engineering or maintenance team.

Ardagh Group is currently looking for mechanically inclined Project Managers to participate in their MPDP to graduate into a plant-to-plant engineering and maintenance project-improvement manager.

Position Details:
Location: The MPDP allows candidates to rotate through multiple roles in varying sites around the Midwest.
Salary: $70K-$80K, starting during the MPDP process, with an increase when the program is completed and graduates begin operational capacity.
Relocation: Relocation assistance for military veterans who do not have access to their military move.
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive flexible benefits program including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending account, 401(k), and company-funded pension. Additional benefits include paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and product rebates.

Requirements:
• Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
• Must have excellent communication and relational skills.
• Must have strong mechanical/technical backgrounds as well as organizational, planning, and time management skills.
• Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
• Must be flexible and mobile with the ability to relocate within the company.
• Must be willing to travel for required training and plant assignments.


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Supervisor (Bridgeton, NJ)
Position ID: #EB-1258437766
Date Posted: 10/14/2016 10:03:51 AM
Location: Bridgeton, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As a Supervisor, your responsibilities will include:
• Organizing and directing the Cold End department engaged in the manufacturing, selecting and packing of quality glass containers within Company and customer specifications.
• Administering effective safety program.
• Training and developing employees, and maintaining good labor relations with the effective application of the labor contract.
• Coordinating and implementing job changes with applicable departments ensuring efficient changes in terms of time and quality.
• Preparing work assignments for employees and maintaining accurate record keeping.
• Establishing and maintaining effective work relationship within the departments, with other departments, the Union, and with the corporation.
• Complying with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities.

Position Details:
Location: Bridgeton, NJ
Salary: $70K-$80K, depending on experience.
Shift: 3, 8-hour shifts (rotating). The facility is open and operating 7-days a week. Shifts include:
• Shift 1: 8am-4pm (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 2: 4pm-12am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 3: 12am-8am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have one day off)
Relocation: Relocation assistance for military veterans who do not have access to their military move.
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive flexible benefits program including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending account, 401(k), and company-funded pension.

Requirements:
• Must have a minimum of an Associate's Degree in technical or business related field. Will consider a combination of education and/or equivalent relevant experience in production, manufacturing and supervision.
• Prior supervisory experience preferred.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.
• Must have basic computer skills and have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications.


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Batch and Furnace Supervisor (Henderson, NC)
Position ID: #EB-1540253972
Date Posted: 10/14/2016 9:49:09 AM
Location: Henderson, NC
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As a Batch and Furnace Supervisor, you will be responsible for the operation of the furnace and batch mixing facilities under the direction of the Batch and Furnace Manager. Additional responsibilities will include:
• Assisting Batch and Furnace Manager with the organization and direction of the Batch and Furnace department ensuring consistent quality glass through the most efficient use of energy, and equipment.
• Supervising and directing department employees. Performing administrative duties necessary for the effective management of the department, including the selection and development of employees, salaried and budget administration, labor relations, cost control, monitoring of department performance, and maintaining timely and accurate reporting.
• Establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment consistent with Ardagh Group’s policies and procedures, while striving for zero accidents.
• Assisting with the development and training of standard operating procedures, polices, and quality standards utilized in glass melting, refining, and batch and cullet operations.
• Supervising the operation and maintenance of the EP/scrubber system. Assisting the Plant Environmental Engineer in the collection and reporting of emissions data and responding to regulatory agency requests. Ordering raw material and tracks raw material shipments.
• Providing backup support during absences of the Batch and Furnace Manager.

Position Details:
Location: Henderson, NC
Salary: $65K-$75K
Shift: 3, 8-hour shifts (rotating). The facility is open and operating 7-days a week. Shifts include:
• Shift 1: 8am-4pm (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 2: 4pm-12am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 3: 12am-8am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have one day off)
Benefits: Our client offers a very robust medical, dental, vision, and 401K.

Requirements:
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.
• Must have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications.


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Maintenance Electrician (Henderson, NC)
Position ID: #EB-1801074347
Date Posted: 10/14/2016 9:46:14 AM
Location: Henderson, NC
Industry: Chemicals
Details:
Position Description
As a Maintenance Electrician, you will maintain, install, and perform general maintenance duties to all physical equipment used throughout the factory primarily automatic inspection equipment. Additional responsibilities will include:
• Working safely in a fast paced environment.
• Assisting in troubleshooting operational and production problems, to include, AC and DC motors and generators, transformers, circuit breakers, rectifiers, control panels, PLC’s, starters, switches, sheet metal, and rigging.
• Performing instrument repair and troubleshooting including cylinders, motors, pumps, filters, photo eyes.
• Troubleshooting and repairing all inspection equipment, conveyors, computer systems, and programmable controllers, performs general housekeeping miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.
• Communicating and working to resolve any production, quality or safety issues.

Position Details:
Location: Henderson, NC
Salary: $27.48/hr, plus some over time. Conservative W-2 for this role is $65K-$70K.
Shift: 3, 8-hour shifts (rotating). Facility is open and operating 7-days a week. Shifts include:
• Shift 1: 8am-4pm (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 2: 4pm-12am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have two days off)
• Shift 3: 12am-8am (You will work this shift for 5-days and have one day off)
Benefits: Our client offers a very robust medical, dental, vision, and 401K plan.

Requirements:
• Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent. Attainment of journeyman status or experience equivalent to journeyman is also necessary. Along with these requirements incumbents are expected to complete or have completed annual hazardous waste management training.
• Must be able to physically perform all related tasks associated with position.


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