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Palletizer Operator


Chicago, IL, US, 60609

Job ID:  51486
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing



We are seeking Candidates who have the mechanical aptitude and experience of working directly with production equipment i.e. conveyors, sprays, ovens, printers etc. and know the importance of proper and timely maintenance of machinery and equipment.

Operates console that controls automatic Palletizing equipment to sort, inspect, transfer, and stack on pallets with various can sizes.

Constantly checks can lines for tipped or jammed cans, removes cans from line, and examines cans for obvious defects.

Removes jammed broken or out of square pallets from pallet feed and discharge mechanism.

Removes defective cans and informs supervisor of constant defect.

Turns selector switch on palletizer to control stacking arrangement of cans on the pallet and to transfer loaded pallet to storage or delivery platform.

May keep record of production and equipment performance.

Exposed to moderate to high noise level.

Must be able to lift 30lbs.

High School diploma or equivalent required.

Candidates must be able to work overnights and weekends.

Schedules are four days on and four days off continuously throughout the year. Hours are twelve hour shifts with overtime paid after 8 hours worked.

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 yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has 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 while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit

Nearest Major Market: Chicago