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Sr. Project Mechanical Engineer


Indianapolis, IN, US, 46256

Job ID:  48786
Estimated Travel:  50%+
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Engineering

Role Description:

Responsible for providing technical expertise carrying out and completing designs engineering drawings construction installation and rebuilding of facilities and equipment within area of discipline. Area of discipline includes but is not limited to heavy industrial equipment, industrial piping, ductwork, conveyors, compressors, dust collectors, blowers, batch systems and other areas associated with glass container manufacturing.

  • Develop solutions for Ardagh Group plants to satisfy capacity customer and quality constraints and ensure they fall within the Ardagh Group Capital Plan.
  • Supervise Capital Projects interface with Contractors and other Ardagh Group engineers during field installations.
  • Prepare conceptual drawings budgetary project estimates and submit RFE s for approval.
  • Provide project definition scope and site surveys.
  • Develop work scopes materials and labor cost estimates submit RFE requests for proposed projects competitive bidding documents for equipment and contract work.
  • Seek potential bidders instruct and coordinate the bidding process as well as prepare bid packages and equipment specifications.
  • Evaluate new processes and equipment and determine the benefits to Ardagh Group.
  • Investigate circumstances surrounding each assigned project and prepare definition of objectives.
  • Prepare calculations design layouts and AutoCAD drawings as required for project study evaluation approval and installation.



  • Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least five 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment including prior construction and project management experience.
  • Must be capable of designing and rendering working drawings for industrial piping systems air gas water ventilation air handling and material handling systems as well as other areas associate with glass container manufacturing.
  • Requires glass container process equipment and production familiarity.
  • Experience with preventive and/or predictive maintenance programs and CMMS is a plus.
  • Requires strong communication skills both written and oral and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good planning and organization skills be detail oriented and can identify problems and make recommendations.
  • Requires good computer skills and good analytical ability. Knowledge of AutoCAD is preferred.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

About Ardagh Group

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

•    Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
•    Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
•    Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have 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.
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.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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: Indianapolis