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Machine Repair Manager


Madera, California, US

Job ID:  13674
Estimated Travel:  0%
Talent Area:  Engineering

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 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approxmately 23,500 people and have global sales of approxmately US$8.2 bn.

At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

We strongly 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 organization.

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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 policiesprograms within Department responsibilities. Ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree engineering or related discipline with a minimum 5 years previous experience as a Machine Repair Manager. Will consider equivalent experience in place of degree. Must have a minimum of 12 years of supervisory experience. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a teambased 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.


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.