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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: 

Winston Salem, NC, US

Job ID:  21488
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Engineering

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 approximately 15.4 billion cans and 15.3 billion ends each year?
  • 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.

Role Description:

The primary role of our Maintenance Supervisor is departmental leadership of hourly personnel and coordination of all plant maintenance activities and related processes.  Strong maintenance systems knowledge and electrical background a plus.  Major responsibilities include directing the daily activities of the maintenance personnel.  This requires a strong understanding of maintenance systems and applications.  Provides consistent administration of company policies, procedures and work practices.  Works closely with manufacturing supervisors.  Tracks and reports daily activity in safety, quality, production costs and employee relations.  Executes company training, continuous improvement and employee development initiatives.  Facilitates team involvement in all areas of operation.  Makes real-time front line production-related decisions.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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; resolves employee relations matters, including complaints and grievances
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, maintenance and productions schedules in order to meet customer requirements
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment; trains employees as necessary and promptly investigations and reports safety concerns
  • Lead ISO 14001 program
  • Prepare periodic EHS documents for government agencies
  • Inspect materials, product and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions and determine best corrective action
  • Lead EHS audits

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in Engineering
  • At least 3 years of maintenance experience in a high-speed manufacturing facility
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge of electronics, mechanics, hydraulics and TPM systems
  • Experience with Six Sigma, Lean or other improvement philosophies
  • SAP preferred

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.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.