IS Journeyman Operator


Dunkirk, IN, US, 47336

Job ID:  55569
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Primary Function:     Journeyman IS Operator Responsible for the operation of the forming machine by maintaining the swab cycle, monitoring process indicators, such as weight, and checking on mechanical issues, such as ware handling, lehr loading, etc.


Tools and Equipment:

  • Swab                                                        
  • Dope Bucket                                            
  • Shear Spray
  • Starwheel



  • Conveyor
  • Cross Conveyor
  • Spec Sheet
  • Defect Guide

Working Procedure:

  1. Responsible for performing all tasks in accordance with the established safety standards and procedures.
  2. Responsible for maintaining the quality standards established for the ware by working with the Machine Upkeep and Shop Inspector to identify and remove defective ware from the production population.
  3. Responsible for maximizing the production efficiency of the shop by working with the Machine Upkeep to identify and correct defective ware as quickly as possible this limits ware loss and downtime.
  4. Responsible for minimizing the amount of ware held for marginal quality without jeopardizing the quality standards by communicating problems with shift personnel and Supervisor, as they arise.
  5. Responsible for minimizing the possibility of customer complaints or rejections.
  6. Assists on job changes and any other work assigned by the supervisor.
  7. Maintains all Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities.

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: Anderson
Nearest Secondary Market: Muncie