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Machine Repair Manager


Houston, TX, US, 77029

Job ID:  49554
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing




  • Perform administrative duties necessary for the effective management of the department such as employee safety budget administration, labor relations, selection and development of employees, preventative maintenance programs, meeting organizational goals and objectives, and measuring work performance of the department. 

  • Plan and estimate costs on machine repairs for glass forming machines as well as machine rebuild with assistance from corporate machine group for four glass containers lines. 

  • Plan and direct the moving and installation of glass machines feeder mechanisms shear mechanisms as well as related equipment and administer an effective preventative maintenance program. 

  • Order replacement parts and assist in proper inventory of parts. 

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department with other departments the union and corporate. 

  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities. 



  • Ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Machine Repair Manager. Will consider equivalent experience in place of degree. 

  • Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of supervisory experience. 

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment. 

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of the organizations. 

  • Must have excellent problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills. 

  • Must have basic computer skills and have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications. 

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: Houston