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Operator 1


Fremont, OH, US, 43420

Job ID:  52071
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  5874
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.

Purpose of role:

  • Operates console that controls automatic palletizing equipment to sort, inspect, transfer and stack on pallets of 12 oz cans.
  • Reads production and delivery schedules and stacking pattern to determine sorting and transfer procedures, and destination of loaded pallet. 
  • Observes beverage cans moving along conveyor to identify and to detect defective product, presses console buttons to stop belt, uses a can hook to reach and remove defective product, and or replace with a good product.
  • Turn selector switch on palletizer to control stacking arrangement of product on the pallet and to transfer loaded pallet to storage or delivery platform.
  • Stop equipment to clear jams.
  • Will also perform the job task as Operator Sorter: Observers beverage cans moving along conveyor to identify cans and to detect defective cans, and presses console buttons to deflect packages to predetermined accumulator or reject lines.
  • Turn selector switch on palletizer to control stacking arrangement of cans on the pallet and to transfer loaded pallet to storage or delivery platform.
  • Stop equipment to clear jams. Informs supervisor of equipment malfunction.
  • May keep record of production and equipment performance. 



  • GED required
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • At least 2 years manufacturing experience preferred.

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

Nearest Major Market: Toledo
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland