PLTW Intern


Indianapolis, IN, US, 46256 Sapulpa, OK, US, 74066

Job ID:  56102
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Trainee
Talent Area:  Maintenance

Role description:

The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) internship program is a unique initiative to equip our future engineers and plant leaders within the company with the experiences and skills to make them successful within Ardagh Glass Packaging. It is designed to provide solid glass experience for hands-on individuals who are seeking a career in manufacturing. The objective of the internship program is to translate PLTW theoretical knowledge into broad manufacturing experience and provide a sound understanding of the glass composition and production process including technical, quality, and safety skills.


Job Responsibilities:

The program will consist of project assignments that will lay a strong foundation for future careers in manufacturing, helping members become an expert in the glass manufacturing operations.

  • Become assimilated into the Ardagh Glass Packaging organization by participating in a comprehensive orientation program
  • Be assigned to a mentor within Ardagh Glass Packaging
  • Be exposed to and work on special projects (50%~ of the workload) to help the plants meet goals and leverage learning from work experiences
  • Present an end-of-internship summary to the Ardagh Glass Packaging executive leadership team


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to complete a 3-month internship from May-August 2024
  • Cumulative GPA of a 2.6 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of PLTW coursework
  • Ambition to pursue a career in the manufacturing industry


Work Environment:

  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as hearing and eye protection, steel toe boots, and other PPE
  • Must be willing to travel to corporate office (Fishers, IN) for final week
  • Compliance with FDA regulations established by OSHA and the company


The anticipated base annual salary range for this role is between $xx,xxx and xx,xxx per year. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate. The final salary will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

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 
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • Life insurance  
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match and an employer retirement contribution 
  • Paid holidays, floating days and vacation 
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability (STD/LTD) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Professional and personal development opportunities through Employee Resource Groups
  • Benefits available from day 1 of employment 
  • Flexible and hybrid working hours

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 Clare McHugh ( if a reasonable accommodation is needed.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis