Melter Training Specialist - MAGMA



Perrysburg, OH
Full Time
3y ago

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 Melter Training Specialist is the Melter Operating Technician and Trainer. This incumbent 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)
  • Housekeeping
  • 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 Melter Training 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 [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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