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Maintenance Supervisor 1


Fairfield, California, US

Job ID:  15635
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  Maintenance

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, employ over 23,500 people and have global sales exceeding 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.

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Role Description:

The primary role of our Maintenance Supervisor is departmental leadership of hourly personnel and coordination of all plant maintenance activities and related processes. Strong maintenance systems knowledge and electrical background a plus. Major responsibilities include Direct the daily activities of the maintenance personnel. This requires a strong understanding of maintenance systems and applications. Provides consistent administration of Company policies procedures and work practices. Works closely with manufacturing supervisors. Tracks and reports daily activity in Safety Quality Production Costs and Employee Relations. Executes Company training continuous improvement and employee development initiatives. Facilitates team involvement in all areas of operation. Makes real-time front-line production related decisions. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct hourly employees to plan and manage maintenance programs and business metrics
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet daily goals.
  • Ensure effective employee relations through coaching and development and resolves employee issues through problem resolution or confer with management for guidance in resolving employee complaints and or grievances.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, maintenance, and production schedules in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment, trains associate as necessary, and promptly investigates and reports all safety concerns.
  • Provide technical direction for Washer, Waste Treatment and Engineering performance.
  • Develop and/or implement training plans to increase employee skills and capabilities.
  • Involved in Maintenance Planning: CMMS System
  • Balances safety, quality, productivity, cost, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Inspect materials, product, and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.  Determine best problem-solving solution.
  • Ensure Company procedures and policies are enforced.


  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Engineering.
  • At least 3 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in high speed manufacturing and PLC Controls. 
  • Knowledge of electronics, mechanics, hydraulics and TPM systems.
  • Experience with Six Sigma, Lean or other improvement philosophies.
  • SAP preferred.




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.