Fairfield, CA, US, 94533

Job ID:  54701
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing



The Palletizer Operator is responsible for tending the auto-palletizer to ensure cans are palletized correctly.  This includes inspecting, sorting, transferring, and stacking cans that come through the conveyer to be palletized.

•    Understands and complies with position related safety SOP’s and work instructions, especially for Lockout/Tagout, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, SQF, and Personal Protective Equipment.
•    Tend to palletizer to ensure continuous production.
•    Inspect and pull defective cans, adjust titled cans, and clear jams in the production line.
•    Verify correct number of layers on each pallet.
•    Maintain supplies and cleanliness of the palletizer area.
•    Examine, test, and measure cans from assigned equipment for quality specifications using appropriate gauges and instruments to record data.
•    Check product for visual defects.
•    Perform preventative maintenance checks and inspection of assigned equipment.
•    Analyze spoilage to determine cause and take corrective action.
•    Analyze and record comments regarding cause of production delays.
•    Notify supervisors of any incidences regarding recurring equipment malfunctions and/or any corrective action taken.
•    Operate equipment and assist production as directed.
•    Perform other duties as assigned

•    Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment
•    Mechanically inclined; familiar with hand tools
•    High School diploma or GED required
•    Basic computer skills required
•    1+ years fast-paced production experience preferred

•    Able to stand in place for a long duration of time, in excess of 8 hours a day
•    Able to bend over and rotate body repeatedly
•    Able to lift 15+ pounds
•    Exposure to heat, cold, vibrations, odors, fumes, and loud noise

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 more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • 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.

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.

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The starting hourly base for this role is $20.81 and goes up to $28.62 dependent on years of service within the company. Please note that the wage provided is a good faith estimate and is only applicable for California residents. The wage could be different for applicants who do not reside in California.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Fairfield