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Regional Mgr Production Plan


Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Job ID:  40801
Estimated Travel:  25 - 50%
Contract Type:  5874
Talent Area:  Sales & Customer Services

Role Description:

Coordinate and direct all AMP production activities for the US, Mexico and Central America to meet budgeted goals. Develop and deploy cost savings initiatives to achieve savings beyond budget. Act as business process leader for systems development and deployment to optimize processes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver or exceed annual budget for distribution costs to meet income and cash targets.
  • Operationally direct local PC managers as dotted line reports to achieve or exceed budget goals in the scope of their related areas.
  • Provide any necessary related support to plants. Onsite and offsite.
  • Work closely with the commercial team to provide communication and support.
  • Direct commercial export and import activities to grow global presence.
  • Build cost models to ensure optimum distribution costs are achieved.
  • Continually evaluate current processes modify, develop, and create to improve efficiencies to reduce costs.
  • Support training and development of team members.



  • Control the planning and scheduling multiple lines (approx. 35+).
  • Commercial export and import experience.
  • Manage activities in multiple facilities and countries. Collect, evaluate, and report on collected data.
  • Build cost models. Exceptional organizational skills. Oral and written presentation skills.
  • Systems: SAP, Microsoft Office
  • Experience: Three to five years experiences in Production Control, preferred but not required plant experience.
  • Logistics knowledge.





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.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago