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Doncaster, South Yorkshire, GB

Job ID:  33641
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Maintenance



Open to internal & external candidates.


Ardagh Glass is a key worker business 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.

We are currently seeking to strengthen its operation with the recruitment of an Electrician at its Doncaster site, reporting to the Electrical Team Leader in the Plant Engineering Department.


The main duties of the role include:

  • Performing Preventative Maintenance (PM)
  • Attending Breakdowns
  • General instrumentation activities
  • Small electrical installations
  • Design and build of control panels and systems
  • PLC programming, although not essential as training will be given
  • Ability to understand technical drawings, including electrical schematics
  • General Factory Electrical maintenance


The ideal candidate will:

  • Gained a recognised Apprenticeship in Electrical engineering, or relevant equivalent qualification
  • Experience of single and three phase electrical systems, AC/DC, and inverter drives
  • Commitment and enthusiasm to support a 24/7 process including out of hours support
  • Excellent communication skill
  • The ability to follow instruction and work under pressure
  • IT/Computer skills
  • A commitment to continuous improvement


What we offer:

  • The salary is based on the Ardagh Glass grading structure, this role is a Grade 6.  The current minimum increment being £27,060, working towards the maximum of the grade currently £33,355. This does not include overtime payments.
  • Typical hours of work being Monday to Thursday 7am - 3pm and Friday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Holiday entitlement - 25 days per year plus the 8 statutory bank holidays. 
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A Defined contribution Pension Scheme


Closing dateWednesday 12th May 2021. Please note, due to COVID-19 all assessment centres/interviews will be conducted under social distancing measures.

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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