Batch & Furnace Supervisor


Madera, CA, US, 93637

Job ID:  53695
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing


  • Responsible for the operation of the furnace and batch mixing facilities under the direction of the Batch and Furnace Manager.
  • Assist Batch and Furnace Manager with the organization and direction of the Batch and Furnace department ensuring consistent quality glass through the most efficient use of energy and equipment.
  • Supervise and direct department employees.
  • 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.
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment consistent with Ardagh Group's policies and procedures while striving for zero accidents.
  • Assist with the development and training of standard operating procedures polices and quality standards utilized in glass melting refining and batch and cullet operations.
  • Supervise the operation and maintenance of the EPscrubber system.
  • Assist the Plant Environmental Engineer in the collection and reporting of emissions data and responding to regulatory agency requests.
  • Order raw material and tracks raw material shipments.
  • Provide backup support during absences of the Batch and Furnace Manager.
  • Monitor and control Ardagh Group established procedures policies and quality standards utilized in glass melting refining and ingredients used in batches.
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities


  • A successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field.
  • Supervisory experience in a production and/or union environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the methods and quality standards for glass making.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a teambased 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.




The anticipated base annual salary range for this role is between $77,400 and $116,200 per year. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate. The final salary will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.


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: Fresno
Nearest Secondary Market: Madera