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Day Technician


Rugby, Warwickshire, GB

Job ID:  34061
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Engineering



Job description:   Day Engineering Technician


Department:    Engineering                   Location:  Rugby



Summary of Role:


Key areas of responsibility will surround the maintenance, overhaul and general up-keep of Plant and Production equipment. The position will report to the Engineering Coordinator.


  • Develop safe working practices for routine and non-routine tasks.
  • Develop and control of the Apriso system – completing assigned work orders in the agreed time frames
  • Identify and rectify Process performance issues.
  • Daily routine checks for Plant and Production equipment.
  • Continuous monitoring of equipment condition.
  • Carry out Routine Planned Overhauls.
  • Carry out planned and ad-hoc maintenance along with Height / diameter changes.
  • Carry out mechanical improvements in the process.
  • Support trials and new equipment installation and commissioning.
  • Spare Parts monitoring
  • Carry out Unit Spares Rebuild as required
  • Training and support of personnel.
  • Shift support / cover when required.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Turning, Milling and Grinding work when required.
  • FLT driving when required.


Professional Requirements:


Qualification:   Time served apprentice level or equivalent in engineering practices.

                                    HND/HNC or equivalent is desirable, Electrical Qualification an
                                    advantage. FLT License or willing to train.

Computer Skills:          MS Office packaging to include Word and Excel would be an

Personal Competencies:        

  • Ability to demonstrate safe working practices
  • Good communicator, team worker and effective listener
  • Sound problem solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good decision making in a demanding fast paced environment.
  • Must be action orientated and a desire to achieve results / persevere.
  • Must be flexible and with appropriate training be willing to work in other areas to support team members, occasionally at short notice.

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 favourite 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 whilst 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!

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