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Front End Attendant


Fairfield, CA, US

Job ID:  21803
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
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.



The Front End Attendant performs assignments in designated locations according to prescribed methods.

  • Ability to operate class 1, 4 and 5 industrial trucks to perform transporting assignments in designated locations according to prescribed methods lifting up to 26,000 lbs.
  • Receives and prepares aluminum coils
  • Understands and complies with position related safety SOP’s and work instructions, especially for Lockout/Tagout, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, SQF, and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Identify many types, sizes and labels of finished or in process products, shipping material or other processing materials. Familiarize self with productive capacity of machines or lines and work from schedule and change sheets to assure correct and prompt delivery of items to proper destination.
  • Collect scrap and/or spoilage and load into baler.  Operate baler, remove jams and compacted scrap in equipment. Clean and lubricate baler. Load bales of scrap on return pallets.  Weigh and mark scrap pallets. 
  • Handle and pile skids, pallets or drums. Re-pile spilled loads of materials or product. 
  • Move and replace scrap receptacles located throughout the plant.  Segregate, weigh and record scrap for shipment.
  • Make routine inspections of lift trucks to see that they are properly serviced. Add lubrication and coolant as required or service batteries.
  • Handle dock board, packages, bracing and strapping. Use tools for bracing trucks and cars.
  • Transport materials to and from storage areas, warehouse, machines, and loading docks.
  • Fill out forms, check identification, count or weigh material.
  • Inputs and extracts information in computer system to generate appropriate paperwork.
  • Ability to understand and execute all loading procedures as they apply to each individual customer.
  • Assist frontend production team as needed.
  • Empty production floor waste / trash daily.
  • Maintains the highest level of housekeeping in assigned areas
  • All other duties as assigned


Knowledge / Skills / Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Detail oriented
  • Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced manufacturing facility


Key Job Competencies / Physical Demands:

  • Exposure to heat, cold, vibrations, and loud noise
  • Frequent bending, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, and use of foot pedals; stack 40-50 pound aluminum scrap blocks during baler downtime
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, holidays and night shifts



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.