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IS Machines GNL

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

Job Description:

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 the 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


(All other duties as assigned)

  • SOPs & Protocol development regarding IS Machines operations & maintenance. Maintenance and updating of key operational SOPs in a constant basis.
  • IS Machine workshops to support the development of the region's functional leaders, focusing on development of consistent technical skills that meet the manufacturing process requirements.
  • Networking, maintaining interaction to foster sharing of learning and best practices.
  • Machine Standards committee member providing feedback/support of reported IS Machine issues analysis.
  • SME support for highly complex technical issues, performing remote and/or field technical assistance activities, providing technical reports and/or trip reports as needed.
  • Provide major project support as a way to develop talent and support extremely uncommon peaks of activity.
  • Lead engineering work related to new equipment installations, major repairs and/or upgrades to licensee plants. Support on-site activities as required, attending project meetings, reporting on project status/issues, maintaining communication with contractors to effectively execute project tasks.
  • IS Machine Asset Life Extension focused on new technology assessment, project technical reviews (in as-needed basis from the regions), low cost equipment development, capture Voice of Business for R&D identifying improvement opportunities and implementing action plans to increase IS Machine systems performance.
  • New technical initiatives and innovation management from an IS Machine perspective, through the conceptualization of a physical phenomenon, approaching it in an analytical way, developing theoretical alternatives/solutions, trialing them in a controlled environment and sharing output improvements to the organization for implementation.
  • Become proficient in glass forming electronics technology such as: timing systems, servo control systems, drive systems, etc.
  • Provide technical and onsite support and training for global installations of IS Machines and Forming electronics systems.
  • Participate as global leader for the global network team and drive improvement in the global networking teams and structure.
    • The primary function of this role is to develop and lead the Global IS Machines network. This position is responsible for providing technical support, engineering solutions and technical specifications for capital equipment investment related to the IS machines systems discipline required for project management processes or plant performance improvement initiatives, focusing on best total cost solutions.
    • This job has the ability to make independent decisions relative to the daily engineering development and technical support activities of the discipline. Decisions that may reflect in technical recommendations or engineering decisions which have a broad impact on the organization require authorization by the discipline leader of this job.
    • Limited M&E budgets requires focused spending.

      • Bachelor degree Electromechanical, Mechanical, or equivalent engineering related experience
      • 2-5 years' experience in plant / industry related jobs
      • 10 years + practical IS Machines experience across a variety of equipment
      • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a Global Network
      • MS Office and English skills - Advanced
      • LSS Certification (Desired)
      • Basic CAD capabilities
      • Desired experience with industrial electrical/electronic and pneumatic systems
      • Excellent troubleshooting skills
      • "Hands on" attitude
      • Willingness to work in heavy industry environment.
      • Fluent in English (written and spoken). Second language is a plus (preferably Spanish)
      • Demonstrated use of SAP or other CMMS as an effective maintenance management tool.
      • Demonstrated effective verbal communication skills including training, facilitating meetings and events, written reports and presentations and project updates (if needed) and organizational capability.
      • Glass plant experience necessary.
        Behavioral competencies
        • Analysis - Understand and resolve problems
        • Adapting and Learning - Readily adapt
        • Innovation - Improve Processes
        • Manage execution - Manage the work effectively
        • Collaboration - Team membership
        • Results orientation - Show initiative and commitment
          • Reports to Global Leader - Manufacturing Asset Reliability.
          • No direct reports.
            Travel Requirements

            20-40% Domestic + International travel required.

            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 , IS Machines GNL, Other , Perrysburg, Ohio

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