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Machine Builder


Elk Grove Village, IL, US

Job ID:  15620
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. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approxmately 23,500 people and have global sales of approxmately US$8.2 bn.

At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

We strongly 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 organization.

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


Purpose of the Role: Assembly of new machines, rebuilding old machines (and/or modifications to either) as well as subassembly with minimal assistance.



Cuppers, bodymakers, trimmers, sprayer machines, decorators, necker-flanger/refomers, testers,

Lift trucks, hand and power tools, gauges and measuring equipment.




  • Assembly of new machines and rebuild old machines at Ardagh Technical Center and in production facilities during scheduled downtime and during emergency breakdowns
  • Disassembly machine components, evaluate the condition for wear and damage, reassembly back using new or reconditioned parts
  • Assemble small machine subassemblies or machine tooling for spare part program
  • Read schematics, prints and exploded views of machinery and equipment to perform required service. 
  • Interpret and follow procedural manuals, manufacturer’s guides and operation instruction for can making equipment
  • Test parts and subassemblies by using templates or using appropriate gauges and instruments
  • Report assembly problems by notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources and engineering (when appropriate) to correct drawings
  • Recommend process improvements for equipment design and assembly processes
  • Operate assembly shop power tools and other equipment during machine build or overhauls
  • Ability to work in a team environment during day and nights shift based on production schedule requirements


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago