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IS Journeyman


Dolton, IL, US, 60419

Job ID:  48167
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Operations Management

Journeyman I.S. Machine Operator

  • Operates the Individual Section machine and related forming equipment to produce quality glass containers.
  • Assists with job and mould changes on machines.
  • Operates adjusts and maintains I.S. machine to make quality ware.
  • Observes and makes adjustments to stacker feeder delivery equipment ware transfer bottle conveyor and other forming hot end equipment.
  • Weighs measures and visually checks hot end coating application and ware for defects and makes adjustments for corrections as necessary.
  • Works to correct defects reported from the finishing department cold end Changes mould equipment to ensure good ware as needed.
  • Observes machine and related forming hot end equipment to verify required machine functions and their timing makes adjustments or calls upkeep for assistance. Lubricants swabs mould equipment and delivery equipment as required.
  • Completes operators report as directed which includes mould equipment replaced feeder setting breakdowns and etc.
  • Communicates with Supervisors Upkeep man and Relief man on machine regarding malfunctions adjustments or possible problems.
  • Maintains safety through good housekeeping and safe work methods. Performs other work as instructed by supervisor or managers.
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policiesprograms within Department responsibilities.
  • This is an Hourly position in a union environment.
  • Candidates must be able to work swing shifts alternating between 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts Must be able to work in extreme hot temperatures.

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 favorite 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 while 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!

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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago