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Mold Repair Manager


Port Allegany, PA, US

Job ID:  21647
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Role Description:

Manage the Mold department to ensure that the Forming Department receives the highest standard and quality of Mold design and repair of Mould equipment possible in order to produce quality containers for customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and direct all in plant revisions to Mold equipment to ensure quality containers and meet or exceed company speed percentage of pack and weight standards.
  • Inspect and oversee correction of departmental safety hazards and observe and correct departmental employee safety work practices and procedures. Instruct and counsel on Mold equipment revision and repair methods and procedures.
  • Direct the building maintenance and repair of all Individual System IS machine hangers and distributor plates.
  • Work with Corporate and Plant Scheduling to ensure adequate Mould equipment and related parts for needed job changes and to ensure best time and method of movements for new and interplant transfers of Mould equipment.
  • Order all Mould equipment hangers inserts tools supplies and related parts to operate department.
  • Supply enough serviceable Mould equipment and Mould hangers to make a successful production run.
  • Maintain all records for incoming and outgoing equipment transfers and direct the inspection and inventory of all incoming Mould equipment.
  • Must ensure that all personnel under supervision practice good safe working habits and maintain all attendance time and vacation records for the department.
  • Monitor life of Mold and track inventory.
  • Build and maintain Mold holders inserts and Mold hangers.
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies programs within Department responsibilities.


 Job Requirements

  • Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of an Associate, Undergraduate Degree in a technical or business-related field with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of glass container manufacturing experience.
  • Will consider a combination of education and or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Must have union experience.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Applications as well as SAP is required.

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 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 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!


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.