Hot End Craftsman – Machine Repair

4 days left

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Good rates of pay
10 Jan 2018
24 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Barnsley Business Unit

Ardagh Group Ltd, a premier supplier of glass containers to the food and beverage industry are currently seeking to strengthen its operation with the recruitment of a Multi-Skilled Electrician in our Electrical Department, a Bench Repair Person in our Mould Services Department and a Hot End Craftsman in our Machine Repair Department.

Hot End Craftsman – Machine Repair

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Hot End Craftsperson within our Machine Repair Department on regular days.

The successful applicant’s main responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain the efficiency & effectiveness of Glass bottle forming machines and associated equipment.
  • Preparation of equipment to the highest standard to ensure product change overs are carried out with the maximum efficiency.
  • Carry out Job changes adopting the principles of SMED.
  • Maintain IS (Independent Section) machines in accordance with a pre-planned maintenance schedule in order to reduce mechanical malfunctions and maintain effective operations.
  • Carry out repairs to IS machines following breakdowns or Product quality issues.
  • Carry out housekeeping in accordance with Company hygiene policies.

  • Maintain and promote 5S standards.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Served a recognised apprentice qualification

  • Ability to carry out any related work: basic welding, fabrication, pipe work Installation

  • Able to follow instruction and work under pressure and alone.

  • Fault recognition skills

  • Safety & hygiene awareness

  • Basic computer skills


A role profile is available on request.

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