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Utility Operator


Roanoke, Virginia, US

Job ID:  14090
Estimated Travel:  0%
Talent Area:  Maintenance

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 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employ over 23,500 people and have global sales exceeding US$8.2 bn.

At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

We strongly 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 organization.

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Utility Operator

Responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; plumbing, etc.). Perform general cleaning and other tasks as assigned.


Essential Functions:

  • Comply with safety policies and practices and participate in the plant Safety Program.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment for self and all team members and equipment through daily maintenance, 5S, and housekeeping activities.
  • Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, etc.).
  • Performs minor painting, and carpentry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
  • Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, parking lots and other work areas as required including dusting, vacuuming, dumping trash and mopping floors.
  • Clean light fixtures and replace bulbs as needed in office area and bathroom, as needed
  • Maintain inventory control of janitorial supplies.
  • Other housekeeping duties as required to maintain a high state of cleanliness throughout the plant.
  • Clean all areas of the environment, internal and external, including floors, walls, exterior grounds, etc., using equipment and machines provided.
  • Clean a variety of machines and equipment, ranging from large stationary equipment to small mobile equipment.
  • Assist in housekeeping of areas worked, keeping floor and equipment clean of product, water and garbage throughout shift and at end of shift
  • Executes the master cleaning schedule as assigned to maintain the cleanliness of equipment/facilities and ensures quality and food safety standards are maintained
  • Shall understand the Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and Food Safety Standard.



  • Building maintenance including minor plumbing, painting, and/or carpentry skills
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift
  • Safe use of janitorial supplies and equipment such as floor scrubbers and buffers.


Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years of janitorial and/or building maintenance experience


Site Specific Qualifications:

  • Ability to work all shifts including 8 or 12-hour shifts, daylight and off-shifts as well as weekends, holidays and overtime


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.