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Elk Grove Village, IL, US

Job ID:  16162
Estimated Travel:  25 - 50%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading food, beverage, and consumer care brands.

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. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organisation.




  • Support new equipment and panel build in house.
  • Support equipment upgrade / rebuild in house or on-site
  • Support on-site emergency breakdowns
  • Travel to manufacturing facilities to install, startup, troubleshoot, repair and overhaul can making machinery and controls. The primary work location will be at Ardagh Metal Beverage customer sites. Facilities located in North America, South America and Europe.
  • Must possess a valid passport and be able to work in assigned countries.


Key Acciuntabilitues: 

  • Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions, especially for Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tag out, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, SQF, and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Work from drawings (wiring & schematics), specifications, sketches, written and/or oral instructions/directions.
  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles, wiring specifications, codes and principles of operation.  
  • Analyze circuits, wiring diagrams, networks and drawings as required to install repair, adjust, calibrate, construct, modify , replace or service types of electrical control devices and systems, including communication systems, PLC’s,  power and distribution,  measuring, recording, processing and indicating systems.
  • Service electronic equipment by checking, testing and replacing faulty components, circuit modules, printed circuit boards, and similar electronic devices.
  • Maintain, install or repair communication cables, power distribution cables and wiring, including conduit bending.
  • Ability to analyze and make necessary running adjustments, repairs, overhauls and replacement of parts to electrical equipment.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment noted and corrective action taken.
  • Ability to draw upon available support resources from within the company and recognize when it is appropriate to do so.
  • Work closely with mechanical technicians, engineers, and manufacturer’s representatives to provide necessary equipment control support.
  • Submit paperwork for time worked and repairs completed in a neat, accurate and timely manner.
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Maintain personal tools required for performing the job effectively and safely.


Knowledge/ Skills/ Experience: 

  • Must have 5+ years of industrial electrical experience or a combination of training and experience.
  • Mechanically Inclined; familiarity with hand tools.
  • Must be able to independently install, repair, and adjust all types of electrical equipment.
  • Must be able to read hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical schematic drawings.
  • Ability to wire equipment and panels to NEC, U.L and C.E.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong drive, determination, and trouble shooting skills.
  • Ability to independently program PLC’s is desired (Siemens & Rockwell)


Key Job Competencies/ Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to operate tools with fine hand /wrist movements.
  • Ability to stand for a long duration of time
  • Ability to bend, kneel, climb, reach, and pull repeatedly.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, overtime and travel as necessary including week-ends and various shift hours, as schedule is dictated by customer requirements. 
  • Moderate Domestic and International Travel required.
  • Exposure to heat, cold, vibrations, odors/fumes and loud noise.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen & physical


Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world’s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

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.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.