Plant Engineering Manager


Pevely, MO, US, 63070

Job ID:  56212
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Engineering

Role description:

The Plant Engineering Manager leads and directs all maintenance and engineering functions at the plant site.



  • Responsible for directing the engineering function and maintenance activities including implementing and monitoring necessary preventative maintenance, PM programs, and developing appropriate capital projects for the continuous improvement of the plant facilities.
  • Coordinate all modifications, additions, and repair projects in the plant including those performed by or scheduled by outside contractors and corporate staff.
  • Supervise and direct the scheduling of hourly and salaried personnel assigned to the maintenance and labor functions including skilled journeyman performing mechanical, and electrical maintenance and repairs.
  • Direct the environmental activities associated with areas such as air, water, hazardous, and solid waste, and comply with appropriate governmental agencies.
  • Assist in the establishment of a safe and healthy environment throughout the facilities, always striving for zero accidents and complying with governmental regulations.
  • Establish and assist with the administration of training for the apprentice's safety and updating the journeyman as necessary.
  • Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department including establishing effective working relationships with plant employees, the union, other departments, and corporate.


Minimum skills / qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing with exposure and understanding of environmental compliance
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel up to 5%


Preferred skills / qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory or management experience of a technical team
  • Previous experience with CMMS

About Ardagh Group
Ardagh Glass Packaging is a global leader in 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 20,000 people with revenues of over $9 billion.
Today we have a presence across Europe, Africa, and North America.

  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite 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 while 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!
Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • Life insurance  
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid holidays and vacation 
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability (STD/LTD) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Professional and personal development opportunities through Employee Resource Groups

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) 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 basis prohibited by federal, state, and local law.
Ardagh Group complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  Contact Kelly Molloy ( if a reasonable accommodation is needed.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis