O-I Process Supervisor - Montreal, QC, Canada in Montreal, Quebec

Process Supervisor - Montreal, QC, Canada

  • Job ID #:5948

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:

  • Location:Montreal, QC, Canada

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

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.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Position Description

Your Role:

In this role, you will be accountable for efficient and improved combustion glass conditioning systems and increased furnace life through proper control of fuel consumption, heating and melting temperatures. You will relieve other department supervisors as required. You will work in partnership with the Batch and Furnace Manager and the Production and Quality Managers, to produce glass containers at continuously improving levels of quality and efficiency while providing a high level of technical expertise and service.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Regularly checks all furnace operating conditions, including location of air within tank, location of air within tack dampers, type of furnace flame, wind in refiner areas, temperature gradients, regenerators pressures, amount of dry batch in checkers, checker erosion, amount of waste gas, slag formation, etc. Analyze data and takes corrective action or makes recommendations to supervisor as to further action required.

  • Directs maintenance of various electric motors, gear reduction equipment, environmental control systems, water jackets, batch screw, feeders, etc. Take appropriate correction action.

  • Checks regularly the furnace melting quality. Takes bottle samples and, as required, sends to Engineering for analysis. Receives instructions from Glass Engineering relative to adjustments in batch, temperatures, etc. Also takes a daily bottle sample from each furnace, checks light transmission quality against customer standards and advises supervisor to adjust coloring.

  • Prepares regular and special reports, charts, and tables relative to furnace operations. Includes daily furnace load report, which is used to establish load limits designed to properly balance maximum pull and maximum furnace life. Sets limits in conjunction with supervisor.

  • Responsible for assisting in department preventative maintenance and safety programs. Makes regular inspections; receives notice of problems from other department personnel; issues necessary work orders; follows up to insure completion.

  • Consults with supervisor, advises and makes recommendations to supervisor concerning methods, procedures, personnel and equipment.

  • Directs activities of the furnace tenders and the hot repair crew.

  • Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations.

  • Champions energy savings initiations

Reporting Relationships:

In this role, you will report to the Batch and Furnace Manager.

Position Requirements:

About You:

  • You are preferred to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Ceramic, Chemical, Materials Science or related Engineering field

  • You must have 1-5 years of experience in the Batch & Furnace area of a glass manufacturing facility or related field

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…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. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis.