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Furnace Maintenance Engineer CTS (m/f/d) - Europe North, West & South East


Nienburg, DE, 31582

Job ID:  46743
Reisetätigkeit:  50%+
Vertragsart:  Mitarbeiter
Job Kategorie:  Wartung



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


The purpose of the position is to provide advice on furnace design, repair, operations and maintenance works in order to maximise lifetime performance of the furnaces.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out furnace inspections at the factories in Europe North, West and South East region. Report overall trends to senior management as well as the Furnace Maintenance Team.
  • Plan furnace repair and maintenance works in conjunction with the Furnace Maintenance Team to ensure longevity and minimal downtime.
  • Carry out cost and materials estimate to contribute to the planning of furnace rebuilds and repairs.
  • Advise the factories on furnace operation in relation to minimizing melting costs.
  • Keep abreast of developments on furnace technology in general and throughout the Group and contribute to Group knowledge and understanding.
  • Adhere to and enforce all Health and Safety regulations and policies at all times.
  • Promote the development and implementation of best practice/standardised furnace design across the company.
  • Promote the development and implementation of best practice and energy efficient Furnace operations and processes across Group factories.
  • Lead the development and delivery of energy efficiency innovations to drive competitive advantage for Ardagh.
  • Contribute technical expertise to major rebuild projects to ensure they deliver the technical functionality required by the factory. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline
  • Hands-on experience of working with refractories within the glass industry
  • In-depth understanding of refractories, furnace design and constructions as of furnace operations
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of supervising a team and contractors
  • Skills in people management, planning, organizing and time management
  • Good English language skills
  • Communication and problem resolution skills
  • Driving license
  • This position is based in Germany or Netherlands, 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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