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Electrical Engineering Team Leader


Doncaster, South Yorkshire, GB

Job ID:  27602
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Engineering



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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ardagh Glass is part of the essential worker sector and has proudly operated continuously throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Doncaster business unit has manufactured glass containers since 1968 and is part of a leading supplier in glass packaging solutions for the world’s leading brands.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Doncaster site currently has a vacancy for an Electrical Engineering Team Leader reporting directly to the Senior Electrical Engineer.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To manage a team of Engineers/Apprentices to optimize long and short-term engineering activities.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To provide engineering services across the whole Doncaster plant.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To communicate clearly engineering issues with other departmental managers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To manage departmental spending within budgets.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Managing external contractors.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ideal candidate will have:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A very good understanding of all systems covered within Plant Engineering.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience managing small projects to completion.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">People management skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent planning, organising & prioritising skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At least 5 years glass manufacturing experience.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Been apprentice trained and have achieved a recognised higher engineering qualification.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What we offer:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A competitive salary
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Defined Company pension scheme
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Potential for training and career progression.


A full job description is available upon request.

Please note, due to COVID-19 all interviews/assessment centres will be conducted under social distancing measures.

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Description automatically generated<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Closing Date: <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Thursday 26th November 2020

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 favourite 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 whilst 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!

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