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Technical Specialist - MAGMA

Company: O-I
Location: Perrysburg
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About O-I

Company Description

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Job Description

The Technical Specialist will support the development and lead new operator trainings, collaborate with plant employees and MAGMA team to ensure alignment and knowledge transfer.

You Will
Lead installation checks and training on the Melter
Conduct hands on training to plant operation teams
Verify training completion and evaluate trainee competencies
Coordinating training schedules of identified stakeholders
Initial point of contact for anything melter and/or training related
Safety and Operation orientation
Owner of training matrix
Continuous Improvement
Energy reduction (optimizing operation)
KPI focused improvements
Lessons learned reporting
Serving as a business change agent leading installation, startup, improvement initiatives, provide process redesign ideas and activities/projects that enable the organization to reach the next level of world class operations
In charge of quality checks during testing phase
Lead Melter Operator during and after immediate melter startup including:
Batch Handling and Mixing Equipment
Melter control equipment
Maintains glass levels and temperature
Records a log of furnace operations
All other work requirements that may be inherent to the job

Travel Requirements
Significant travel and time away from home location is required. This incumbent will be expected to be on-site at installation location to ensure plant location Melter Operators are fully trained and capable of running furnace without support of Furnace Training Specialist. Amount of time may vary depending on location and need.
Travel 60%, both domestic and international

What We Offer At O-I
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
Education Assistance program
and much more---


The Technial Specialist should have:
5+ years manufacturing or production experience
Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
Experience conducting hands on training in manufacturing or production setting
MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) intermediate skills, required
Strong decision making and judgement skills
Strong communication skills

Next Steps

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we'd like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Toledo , Technical Specialist - MAGMA, IT / Software / Systems , Perrysburg, Ohio

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