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Supervisor, Forming


6292, Louisiana, US

Job ID:  14502
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  Operations Management

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading food, beverage, and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 100+ metal and glass production facilities in more than 20 countries, employing approximately more than 23,000 people and have global sales of more than $9bn.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organisation.



Role Description:
Supervise hourly Union employees for one shift of the Forming Department engaged in the manufacturing of glass containers and ensure customer requirements are met. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain a safety environment with good housekeeping that injuries constant awareness and always strives for zero accidents. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, with other departments, with the employees and develop labor relations utilizing sound management principles. 
  • Maintain timely and accurate records such as attendance, production, quality, training and discipline. 
  • Monitor production efficiencies and quality regularly during the shift and provide corrective action plans with employees while maintaining accurate communications to appropriate departments. 
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities. 


  • Must have a minimum of five 5 years’ experience in forming related functions and exposure to labor relations. 
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Prefer undergraduate technical degree but will consider advance experience in place of a degree. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills with good team dynamics. 
  • Must have basic computer skills and knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications.


Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world’s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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