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Back End Attendant/Quality Control


Fairfield, CA, US

Job ID:  21648
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

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 yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal – Beverage North America produces approximately 15.4 billion cans and 15.3 billion ends each year?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has 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.

Job Title: Back End Attendant

Company: Ardagh Group




The Quality Control/Final Inspector is responsible for all quality related items in the back end of the process and for final inspection of the product


Understands and complies with position related safety SOP’s and work instructions, especially for Lockout/Tagout, Chemical Handling, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, SQF, and Personal Protective Equipment.

Assist with the HFI process to include documentation, production accounting, disposition, rework activities, sampling, and maintaining HFI areas

Perform daily quality records review of the continuous verification process as required.

Perform audits of various quality systems as required.

Assist in the maintenance of quality function documentation such as forms, instructions, training guides, as well as records for Food/Product Safety & GMP compliance in accordance with record retention policies & requirements

Attain proficiency and qualification in all quality checks

Perform incoming material inspections and verifications as required

Assist in quality functions required for dispositioning product

Establish and maintain 5S and a high level of housekeeping standards

Perform successfully in a self-directed work team environment

Assist in new hire training as required



Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment

Experience in container manufacturing.

Working knowledge of SPC

Strong quality related background along with gauge and test equipment experience

Proficient with quality control chart interpretation and corrective action identification

Lean Manufacturing experience

High School diploma or equivalent required




High School Diploma or equivalent

Able to stand for a long duration

Able to bend over and rotate body repeatedly

Able to lift to 40 pounds

Exposure to heat, cold, vibrations, odors/fumes, and loud noise

Able to climb stairs frequently.

Able to visually differentiate color

Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, holidays and day/night shifts

Ability to navigate computer-based programs

Hours for this position with be 7 AM to 7PM or 7 PM to 7 AM

Schedule 4 on 4 off

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

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