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Tank Manager


Dolton, IL, US, 60419

Job ID:  48902
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Operations Management

Job Title: Manager, Tank (Forming) 

Role Description: 

Establish good operating principles within assigned furnace. Advise necessary personnel immediately of any problems with mould equipment or machine variables. Swab cycles on all machines on assigned tank.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Establish good operating principles within assigned furnace. 

  • Advise necessary personnel immediately of any problems with mould equipment or machine variables. 

  • Swab cycles on all machines on assigned tank. 

  • Establish what special coating will be used how it is to be applied and how often the equipment will be changed. 

  • Maintain production standards at the highest level of quality by ensuring appropriate forehearth temps job setups and/or job changes. 

  • Direct advise and train employees in the Forming Department including how to identify and correct defects. 

  • Assist with implementation of continuous improvement processes through problem-solving planning and corrective actions. 

  • Manage the maintenance of IS machine ensuring machine setups are acceptable and maintained. 

  • Establish good forehearth curves and operations on all shops monitored. 

  • Maintain a daily line of communication with management and make sure job changes are up to standard before leaving each day. 

  • Must ensure that all personnel under supervision practice good safe working habits. 

  • Check and record final blow pressure press pressure main wind pressure and trip air pressure for valve. 

  • Must be willing and able to work rotating/swing shifts. 



  • Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of an Associate Degree in technical related field or a High School Diploma. 

  • Five (5) years engineering or forming experience and at least two (2) years of prior management experience.  

  • Must have strong communication skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.  

  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft applications such as Excel and Word. 

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