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Machine Operator, Journeyman


Bridgeton, NJ, US, 8302

Job ID:  47041
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  5874
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

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 22 countries, employing approximately 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.


Job Description:

To maintain machines in the operation adjustment and minor maintenance on the I.S. machine and all related Hot End forming equipment to produce quality glassware. Tools Hand tools fixed gauges weight scales tongs hand swabs ear plugs gloves and safety glasses. Materials Molten glass lubricants mould equipment I.S. Machine Feeder Conveyors Stacker and related Hot End forming equipment. Working Procedure Works with job changes performs major repairs works on breakdowns. Runs I.S. machines and related forming hot end equipment to verify maintain and adjust required machine functions and their timing in order to produce quality glass ware. Checks forming hot end coating system and makes adjustments for proper operation. Works to correct ware glass defects reported from Cold End. Works on proper machine operation lubrication and diagnosis of the I.S. machine problem. Communicates with supervisor and upkeeps on machine or forming hot end equipment malfunction. Makes minor machine repairs as needed. Maintains safety and good housekeeping in work area. Performs other work as required by supervisor. Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policiesprograms within Department responsibilities.


- Bilingual is a plus!

- Prior experience in a production manufacturing environment is preferred.

- Work well under pressure in a fastpaced environment.

- Able to handle multiple tasks with capability of prioritizing and planning work activities.

- Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness with ability to improve and promote quality and safety.

- Ability to independently maintain a clean and organized work area. Excellent verbal and written communication.

- Basic computer knowledge.

- Strong stable work history with no gaps in employment.

- High School Education or equivalent Environment and Physical Requirements This is an Hourly position in a union environment.

- Candidates must have at least 2 years forming operator experience.

- Candidates must be able to work swing shifts alternating between 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts Must be able to work in extreme hot temperatures.


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.