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Manager Batch and Furnace

Location: 

Henderson, North Carolina, US

Job ID:  14878
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
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. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 100+ metal and glass production facilities in more than 20 countries, employing approximately more than 23,000 people and have global sales of more than $9bn.

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.

 


 

Role Description:
Organize and direct the operation of the furnace and batch mixing facilities ensuring consistent quality glass through the most efficient use of energy equipment and manpower. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment consistent with Ardagh Group’s policies and procedures while striving for zero accidents. 
  • Perform administrative duties necessary for the effective management of the department including the selection and development of employees salaried and budget administration labor relations cost control monitoring of department performance and maintaining timely and accurate reporting. 
  • Direct and supervise departmental employees and control maintenance and preventative maintenance of area including furnace batch and cullet operations. 
  • Monitor and control Ardagh Group established procedures policies and quality standards utilized in glass melting refining and ingredients used in batches. 
  • Maintain an effective working relationship within the department and with other departments ensuring effective and timely communication. 
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor s degree in engineering with 2 - 4 years of related experience in supervising the batch and furnace operations. 
  • Knowledge of the methods and quality standards for glass making. 
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills. 
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications such as Excel and Word. 

 

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.