Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading food, beverage and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approxmately 23,500 people and have global sales of approxmately US$8.2 bn.
At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.
We strongly believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organization.
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The Business Development Apprentice (BDA) is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated individuals who are interested in gaining a broad understanding of many areas within the business environment and manufacturing industry. The BDA will gain valuable and practical experience across Ardagh Group's Metal North America division. During this program the BDA will be responsible for learning multiple areas of the business including but not limited to: Supply Chain, Finance, Sales, Continuous Improvement, Engineering and Operations. The BDA will work on tasks and special projects across multiple functions. This could include traveling to multiple manufacturing facilities and corporate sites to assist with and manage projects to drive business objectives. This position will lead to broader opportunities in specific functions/departments.
Learning multiple areas of the business and expanding cross functional knowledge
Managing several projects across multiple functions/departments to drive efficiency
Observing and shadowing existing leaders.
Bringing fresh and innovative ideas to our company
Experience broad and diverse rotations
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year College or University preferably in Finance, Engineering or Business-related field
0-3 years of functional experience in Corporate, Manufacturing; Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering environments
Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to translate ideas into clear priorities
Operates as a team player
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and objectives
High energy and intellectual curiosity
What we offer:
Challenging but rewarding work that will benefit the BDA in building a successful career in business and manufacturing.
Mentorship from Senior Leaders that will help develop and strengthen skills.
A comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to: health, dental, vision, vacation days, 401(k) options and more.
Our Vision and Values The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world's leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.
Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.