Manufacturing Support Technician - Front End


Chester, ENG, GB, CH1 2BQ

Job ID:  53781
Estimated Travel:  50%+
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing


Role Profile 

Role Title:

Manufacturing Support Technician - FRONT END


Role Description:

Provide to all AMP-E beverage operations in a dedicated area of expertice (Front end) expert manufacturing support in case of equipment/process issues, execution of routine maintanance, plant/line start-up, qualification trials.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a hands-on company expert in one dedicated production area (Front End)
  • Support the plants to increase equipment (line) output, decrease spoilage and improve product quality (Analyze technical problems, identify root cause(s) and help the plant to correct. Implement procedures where needed and train plant teams.)
  • Support the plants to improve the execution of routine maintenances (daily, weekly, monthly, annually) as well as non-routine breakdown repairs. (Review maintenance plans, SOP´s and help to implement best practices. Train plant employees. Follow up through improvement plans through audits.)
  • Support plant/line start-ups on major projects: Assist in supervision of the installation, commissioning and start-up of lines. Assist in training of plant teams.
  • Assist or execute trials to qualify (new) materials in line with business strategy (including trial set-up with stakeholders, and issue reports)
  • Compliance with Integrated Management System (e.g. Quality, Environmental, Food, Health & Safety Regulations)
  • Ensure the execution of key internal controls within the area of responsibility




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in can making industry (production or maintenance)
  • Degree of Mechanical Engineering is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Highly skilled in 1-2 different key can making processes/equipment (Can forming, Wet Systems)
  • English at basic conversational level
  • Willingness to extensive travel - up to 80%


What we offer:

  • Permanent Full Time Contract
  • Ardagh Incentive Bonus
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Feature with different training options
  • We promote equal opportunities. Diversity enriches our company and gives us an advantage.



About Ardagh Metal Packaging

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) is a leading supplier of sustainable and infinitely recyclable beverage cans to brand owners globally. A subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group, AMP is an industry player across Europe and the Americas with innovative production capabilities. AMP operates 24 production facilities in nine countries, employing more than 6,300 employees with sales of approximately $4.7 billion.

AMP is 75%-owned by Ardagh Group and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker AMBP.

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group operates 65 metal and glass production facilities in 16 countries, employing more than 21,000 people with sales of approximately $10 billion. Ardagh Group produces:

· many of the cans and bottles that contain your favourite beverages.

· packaging made from metal and glass – permanent materials that can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality.

· more than 160 million containers per day.