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Manager Plant Engineering

Location: 

Seattle, Washington, US

Job ID:  13517
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Talent Area:  Engineering

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.
 

For more information on Ardagh Group, please visit www.ardaghgroup.com
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Responsible for directing the engineering function and maintenance activities including implementing and monitoring necessary preventative maintenance 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 electrical and electronic 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 though out the facilities always striving for zero accidents and complying with governmental regulations.
  • 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.

Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related disciplines. Must have 5-10 years of related experience in manufacturing with exposure and understanding of environmental issues. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a teambased environment. Must have excellent interpersonal communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills. Must have basic computer skills and have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications.

 

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.