Industrial Truck Operator


Valparaiso, IN, US, 46383

Job ID:  54159
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing


To safely move finished & unfinished good throughout the plant 



  • Supply aluminum shell & tab coils to production modules
  • Unload coil truck deliveries – up to three coils per truck
  • Dump garbage hopper into compactor
  • Accumulate and consolidate recycling materials
  • Move finished goods from production modules to the stretch wrapper & into warehouse
  • Tend to scrap baler – remove totes, stage empty totes, operate overhead hoist, band pallets of scrap bricks
  • Move totes of heads & tails from production modules to warehouse for recycling
  • Shovel scrap when baler is not functioning
  • Load/Unload balancer and move balancer trays to and from the warehouse
  • Pack ends into sleeves & build pallets of finished goods on manual packing station
  • Miscellaneous cleaning or power washing during equipment overhauls
  • Conduct re-work when we have finished goods in Hold For Inspection (HFI) status
  • Operate sweeper and floor scrubber
  • Load scrap brick, scrap slugs, and finished goods into trucks



  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment
  • Experience working in an industrial environment



  • Able to stand for long duration of time, grip, bend, reach, twist, climbing & driving
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds with frequent 25 pounds
  • Strict attention to precise outcomes
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Exposure to heat, vibrations and loud noise


These statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  Some of the work requirements which are common to all jobs are housekeeping, meeting productions and quality levels, relief of others for brief periods, safety considerations and participation in teams and at meetings.  All of these common elements have been included in the evaluated level of the job.

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 yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has 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.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

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