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Mould Shop Manager


Doncaster, South Yorkshire, GB

Job ID:  38323
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Engineering



Mould Shop Manager

Doncaster, Executive Contract on Days


Ardagh Glass is a critical working 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.

Open to internal and external candidates, due to an internal transfer we are currently seeking to recruit a Mould Shop Manager, reporting to the Production Manager at Doncaster.  The position holds responsibility for managing the supply, repair and modification of mould equipment to meet production requirements allowing the business to manufacture glass containers for the food and drink industry. The role is ideally suited for someone who enjoys leading a team of people and gets job satisfaction from a challenging but rewarding role.



  • Health & Safety for self and others within area of responsibility
  • Lead and manage the Mould Shop team and help the team leaders coordinate the department
  • Develop, train and support the engineers to allow engineers to be competent to perform their roles
  • Absence management and ensure people are correctly paid through the Time and Attendance system
  • Plan, and provide, sufficient resources to ensure timely repair of mould equipment to meet a dynamic job change schedule
  • Ensure provision of suitable machinery, tools, inspection and gauging equipment for gear repair to required standards
  • Ensure repair practices and mould equipment are adequate to achieve or exceed expected mould life
  • Work within budget and ensure mould equipment is ready available for production
  • Champion the use of lean tools & promote continuous improvement across the department


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent Leadership / Management skills & behaviours
  • The desire to demonstrate the Company Core values at all time
  • Experience and knowledge working within a Mould Shop department and is a qualified engineer
  • Know and follow departmental, company policy and procedures
  • IT/Computer skills and able to record data accurately
  • Communicate confidently & effectively at all levels of the business
  • Dedication towards continuous improvement from an operational perspective and also personal development
  • The ability to achieve operational targets such as KPI’s and work well with other departments to help them meet their own objectives


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary based on an Executive contract
  • Holiday entitlement – 25 days per year plus the 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Company Ardagh Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities


Closing date:   Monday 21st June 2021

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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