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Back End Maintainer


Olive Branch, MS, US

Job ID:  19781
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

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 100+ metal and glass production facilities in more than 20 countries, employing approximately more than 23,000 people and have global sales of more than $9bn.

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. 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.



The Backend Maintainer is responsible for the setup adjusting repairing maintaining and overhaul of all backend related equipment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions especially for LockoutTagout Chemical Handling Machine Guarding Housekeeping SQF and Personal Protective Equipment. Check schedule to determine need for changeover or conversion or if scheduled maintenance is in order. Determine if schedule or permits time for overhaul repair or readjustments required by equipment. Check machines and analyze any mechanical or operational issues. Plan for and take corrective actions if necessary to maintain optimal quality and production. Make changeovers or conversions by setting up assigned equipment for change in material size or product. Operate equipment to try out. Check test and measure product for quality specifications. Examine for visual defects. Make repair or overhaul as required the printer attachments coating ovens and the internal and bottom coating equipment and the associated transfer equipment and mechanical control devices short of machining parts. Replace worn or damaged parts. Retime machine action. Instruct train and certify other equipment operators and mechanics as directed. Operate repair clean lubricate equipment as required to maintain production. Clear jams. Check supplies and add or change materials. Request or obtain additional quantities of supplies. Examine test and measure product from assigned equipment for quality specifications using appropriate gauges and instruments and record date. Read schematics prints and exploded views of machinery and equipment. Interpret and follow procedural manuals manufacturers guides and operation instructions. Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment report findings and take appropriate action. Perform maintenance work orders as required. Analyze spoilage as to cause and take corrective action. Notify supervisor of any incidences of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken and of any poor quality material or supplies noted. Operate equipment and assist production as directed. KNOWLEDGESKILLSEXPERIENCE Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment Mechanically inclined familiar with hand tools Familiar with proper handling of chemicals solvents. Previous mechanical experience in a machinepaced manufacturing setting Minimum of 2 years previous mechanical experience High School diploma or equivalent required Experience working with PLC controls and a basic electrical knowledge

KEY JOB COMPETENCIESPHYSICAL DEMANDS Able to stand for a long duration of time in excess of 8 hours a day Able to bend and rotate body repeatedly Able to lift up to 60 pounds Exposure to heat cold vibrations odorsfumes and loud noise Able to perform fine manipulations with hands Able to climb stairs frequently. Able to visually differentiate colors Willing and able to work overtime weekends holidays and night shifts


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.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.