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Manufacturing Entry-Level (Glass Plant) 1


Madera, California, US

Job ID:  14263
Estimated Travel:  0%
Talent Area:  3629

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 110 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employ over 23,000 people and have global sales exceeding US$8.8 bn.
At Ardagh 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 organisation.
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To perform visual inspection of the finished product as required by the appropriate AQL program, monitor lines and inspection equipment; manually gauge ware and document results; complete all necessary shift forms; properly operate automatic carton equipment and bulk equipment; maintain a clean work area; add additional support as needed in the packing department to maintain production standards and quality; and analyze shop performance and communicate issues with co-workers and staff members as needed. Materials: Finish ware; internal packing components; all carton material; baled cartons; labels; pallets cap sheets; and other miscellaneous materials.

Tools and Equipment: AQL sheets and writing implements, computer, count sheets, broom, shovel, mop, forklift truck, automatic palletizers/unitizers, automatic carton machines, case packers, basic gauges, line equipment, baler, trash compactor, conveyors and other misc. equipment and tools as needed. Working Procedure: - Inspect visually and manually the prescribed number of bottles ware running using the established sampling plan and record results on necessary production records.


- List job number and all defects found, notify supervisors and forming department of any ware found not within established quality control standards.
- Perform hourly packed ware counts, and record all results.
- Checks pallet pattern for correct block, height, and count.
- Check cartons for proper gauging.
- Monitors lines for proper ware flow.
- Follow all SOP's and specifications per plant requirements.
- Reselects held ware, hand pack and or hand stack as needed.
- Clears palletizer/unitizers of jams.
- Cleans glue machines as needed.
- Loads and secures finished ware to prescribed pattern on a pallet
- Clean glass off equipment and sweep/shovel glass off floor.
- Maintain good housekeeping.
- Knowledge of 5s a plus.
- Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities.



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 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.