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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: 

Valparaiso, Indiana, US

Job ID:  15421
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  Operations Management

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, employing approxmately 23,500 people and have global sales of approxmately 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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*This is a night shift oportunity*

Purpose of the Job:

The Maintenance Supervisor manages plant maintenance programs and business metrics, with an emphasis on tooling and mechanical aspects of the plant equipment and operation.  The supervisor is responsible for overall facility and equipment maintenance, as well as the supervision of a team.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Direct hourly employees to plan and manage maintenance programs and business metrics
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet daily goals.
  • Ensure effective employee relations through coaching and development and resolves employee issues through problem resolution   OR   Confer with management for guidance in resolving employee complaints and or grievances.
  • Read and analyse charts, work orders, maintenance, and production schedules to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment, trains associates as necessary, and promptly investigates and reports all safety concerns.
  • Develop and/or implement training plans to increase employee skills and capabilities.
  • Involved in Maintenance Planning.
  • Balances safety, quality, productivity, cost, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Inspect materials, product, and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.  Determine best problem-solving solution.
  • Ensure Company procedures and policies are enforced.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s perfered; preferably in Engineering.
  • At least 3 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a Union environment.
  • Experience in high speed manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of mechanics, tooling, hydraulics and TPM systems.
  • Experience with Six Sigma, Lean or other improvement philosophies.
  • SAP preferred.
  • Experience in a union environment is strongly preferred.

 

Key Job Competency Requirements: 

  • Willingness to take charge, offer direction and opinions, and accept feedback.
  • Honest and ethical in all business dealings.
  • Reliable, responsible, and personally accountable for results.
  • Ability to build a team and a positive work environment and yet hold associates accountable for results.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Review the application of manufacturing specifications to maintain quality standards while 
           meeting production schedules
  • Understand and follow procedures and work instruction related to this job function. 
  • Develop and maintain records as required.

 

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.