Forming Process Specialist Job at O-I – Brampton, ON

Company Description

About O-I

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 Forming Process Specialist will:
Provides long term strategy for improvement of forming operations to achieve budgetary and performance goals.

Works closely with Batch and Furnace, Mold and Machine Repair, Quality and Batch and Furnace to suggest improvements to bottle design mold equipment to improve efficiency, reduce weight and/or enhance quality.

Provides advanced knowledge and support of technically advanced hot end operations including but not limited to servo mechanism tuning and troubleshooting, machine flexing, new job timing / event mapping / setup, spout changes, forehearth controller tuning, combustion inspirator maintenance.

Spot checks mold equipment for abnormal ware or condition issues relating to process and setup issues on I.S. machine mechanisms.

Provides basic support in use and setup of forming process control systems including but not limited to inverters, drive systems, servo systems, DPCC’s, sweep out systems and weight controllers.

Has proficiency in bottle handling & systems such as sweep outs, curve chain transfers, lehr loaders and machine conveyors.

Analyzes basic forming process data points, including but not limited to blank temperatures, gob length, front zone glass temperatures, gob weight controller settings, XPAR IR-D reports and commonly manipulated timing values for deviations and suggests corrections as necessary.

Tracks performance of jobs and works with other plant subject matter experts to determine root cause and corrective actions for low performance or poor quality.

Inspects ware from active production lines daily for issues with appearance and defects, reports issues to appropriate personnel and assists with remediation activities.

Provides basic support to stabilize and improve job performance during job changes.

Provides basic scheduling and technical support during common preventative maintenance activities including but not limited to section unit changes, section PMs, expendable refractory replacement, combustion filter replacement, conditioning burner maintenance and mechanism replacement

In the first 6 months, you’ll:
Be responsible for performing technical duties and developing techniques to correct low efficiency jobs and to correct hot end operating defects.

What we offer at O-I:
Opportunity for future growth and advancement

DC Pension Plan (3% Base company contribution and optional Employee / company match component)

Comprehensive benefits package

and much more…

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.


The Forming Process Specialist should have:
High School diploma required

Associate degree in Engineering or Business preferred, or minimum of 3 years related experience.

An understanding of mold repair and machine repair technology and their relationship to forming function.

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 hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

About the Company

Company: O-I –

Company Location:  Brampton, ON

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