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Supervisor Forming


Winchester, Indiana, US

Job ID:  11782
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

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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Supervise hourly Union employees for one shift of the Forming Department engaged in the manufacturing of glass containers and ensure customer requirements are met.

  • Establish and maintain a safety environment with good housekeeping that insures constant awareness and strives for zero accidents at all times.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department with other departments with the employees and develop labor relations utilizing sound management principles.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records such as attendance production quality training and discipline. Monitor production efficiencies and quality regularly during the shift and provide corrective action plans with employees while maintaining accurate communications to appropriate departments.

Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policiesprograms within Department responsibilities. Must have a minimum of five 5 years experience in forming related functions and exposure to labor relations. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Prefer undergraduate technical degree but will consider advance experience in place of a degree. Must have excellent interpersonal communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics. Must have basic computer skills and 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.