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BEC Engineering Supervisor


Barnsley, South Yorkshire, GB

Job ID:  27361
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Engineering



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BEC Engineering Supervisor


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Role Description

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To manage and maintain people and resources to optimise long and short-term engineering activities, in order to provide engineering services for the decoration of glass


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Key Responsibilities

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Comply with Company Health and Safety Procedures in order to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and those around you. Carry out housekeeping as required in accordance with Company Hygiene Rules.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for the sites Electrical health & safety and compliance in relation to all electrical services and systems
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for engineers and apprentices of a variety of skill sets working across the manufacturing facility, controls, PLC’s, electrical and instrumentation maintenance. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Deploys the engineering teams’ resources appropriately to ensure the maximum efficiency of the plant and aid in meeting KPI targets
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Will be capable of driving change and continuous improvement in the department through culture management
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dedicated towards driving the SAP planned and maintenance strategy to deliver consistent service and results to internal stakeholders to minimise downtime
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Communicates clearly engineering service issues to the team to emphasis on the importance of providing a quality service to production
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Managing the team of engineers on a day to day basis to successfully aid in improving existing plant systems, implementing new technologies, management of projects and contractors
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Control spending on repairs and maintenance within budgets whilst meeting departmental performance expectations
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dedicated to training and development of staff and apprentices to ensure the future success of engineering and successful retention/recruitment of staff


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Requirements

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">People Management
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HNC/D or degree qualified in an engineering discipline
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Minimum 10 years’ experience of a manufacturing environment within engineering
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience of modern electrical and control techniques
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding of a glass container decoration facility and associated services
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">In-depth knowledge of complex automation, networks, machinery, and maintenance systems


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What we offer

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Competitive salary

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ardagh DC Pension scheme

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Training and Development

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">**full role profile available on request**

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.


  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?


Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

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.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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