Forming Support Engineer CTS (m/f/d)


Nienburg, DE, 31582

Job ID:  49293
Estimated Travel:  50%+
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Maintenance



To reinforce our team at any of our Ardagh Glass Plant in Europe we are looking for a Forming Support Engineer (m/f/d) in our CTS Department (Central Technical Services) as soon as possible.


The jobholder will provide technical expertise to ensure successful delivery of forming equipment installations, replacements, repairs and upgrades within any one of our 20 plants in Europe.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine project requirements and develop own area scope to achieve optimum solution considering all potential factors (technical, environmental, commercial, timescale etc.).
  • Prepare a detailed specification and invitation to tender.
  • Carry out cost and material estimates, to contribute to overall project budget.
  • Work with equipment suppliers and local plant teams to agree specifications and quality standards.
  • Carry out the technical part of the procurement process for contracting engineering and site services.
  • Manage the engineering process and participate in the project teamwork during the planning phase including frequent visits and on-site meetings.
  • Supervise and manage site works during the actual site implementation phase, supervising contractors and coordinating interfaces with other project areas.
  • Supervise and manage commissioning, performance tests, snagging items until hand-over to the factory.
  • Keep abreast of developments on related technology in general and throughout the Group and contribute to Group knowledge and understanding.
  • Provide advice on Forming equipment and associated work practices to the production facilities in order to maximize efficiency.
  • Adhere to and enforce Health and Safety regulations and policies.
  • Promote the development and implementation of best practice/standardized technologies and designs across the company.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline is preferable.
  • Overview of the container glass production process.
  • In-depth knowledge of forming equipment, lehrs, hot and cold end coating equipment and associated services
  • Minimum of 3-5 years job experience in mentioned fields  
  • Experience of supervising contractors
  • Good English language skills
  • Communication and problem resolution skills
  • Driving license
  • Based in one of our European Glass plants, but the general commitment for business trips has to be available, also for unscheduled travel in case of problems


What we offer you: 

  • A stable job in a globally successful company
  • An attractive compensation package with additional benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Good career and development prospects
  • with our support programs BFit and BSafe, we ensure the health, well-being and safety of our employees in a strong, motivated team



Then we are looking forward to your online application!

Please contact Friederike Müller in the HR Department for further questions under the telephone number +49 5021/85-761.



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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