For more than 120 years, our glass makers have honed their craft—channeling their creativity into more than 1,800 patents held today. When you join O-I you become part of that story.
We Share a Passion for Glass
O-I employees share a passion for glass. As a company, we provide a safe, inclusive, motivating and collaborative work environment that encourages all of us to bring our best to work every day.
“I have been fortunate enough to take on meaningful and challenging work at O-I that I believe makes a difference. From partnering with the plants to optimizing how we are structured, to coaching leaders day-to-day – that challenges are hard and rewarding. I work with great people and I truly love what I do, what more can you ask for.” —Amy McKay, HR Director (United Kingdom)
“O-I’s approach to people has the greatest impact on our culture. I’m a strong believe that people are the most important resources of the company, and if we manage to develop and retain them, their value is realized and they will flourish. In this way we can grow much faster and in a more sustainable way.” —Carlos Alvarez, United Plant Manager (Mexico)
“From a professional point of view, O-I has provided me the opportunity to learn and grow from colleagues and leaders, developing hard and soft skills. In addition, I have worked with a number of people from different countries and cultures which has enriched and opened my mind in terms of diversity in working with others.” —Fabio Rui, Controller (United Kingdom)
“Working at O-I has provided me opportunities to travel to many different countries where I have been able to take on new experiences based on interactions with different cultures and societies. Also, because of my travels I have had the opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the glass industry, taking a multidisciplinary perspective with the advantages of working with multicultural teams.” —Pablo Pacompea, Global Furnace Design Engineer (USA)
“O-I is a company made for builders. Everybody is called to give their personal contribution to shape the company according to its values. It’s a company that fosters entrepreneurial spirit in its employees. You can contribute significantly to relevant and strategic choices.” —Stefano Palladino, Plant Operations Manager (France)
“When I started at O-I I fell in love with glass and the people. I work with brave, dedicated and friendly people. They’re talented individuals with highly technical skills, who value hard work. My work ethic and my values connect me to O-I – that is why I believe O-I is the right place for me.” —André Said, Global Talent Culture and Organizational Effectiveness Leader (Brazil)
The Future Looks Brighter Through Glass
As we transform our industry together, our people are seizing opportunities to transform their career paths. One opportunity for advancement is through our programs and internships. So much is possible for those who work hard and challenge themselves to be their very best. Some of our current programs and internships include:
• Undergraduate internships in numerous functions and locations
• Finance Development Program
• IT Development Program
• Engineering Development Program
• Plant Manager Development Program
Guided By Our Values
Our stated values support our vision, our decision-making process, and how we conduct business. You could say they’re the essence of what drives our company identity—so we’re looking for new team members who embody them.
Diversity & Inclusion
STEP Ahead Award Winners
There’s a Lot to Feel Good About at O-I
Everywhere we live and work, O-I employees are dedicated to making a positive, sustainable impact.
You can feel great that the results of your work at O-I will be sustainable, pure and healthy for people and the planet. From non-profit organizations we support on a company level to individuals volunteering, we’re proud to make a difference in the lives of others.
Järvakandi Celebrates 140 Years
Järvakandi is known as the glass capital of Estonia and production of glass started in February 1879 as fishermen needed glass jars to preserve salted fish. Last year, they celebrated 140 of operation and the factory has been a key driver of economic growth, increasing social standards in the community ever since.
Improving Ocean Health in Brazil
Employees hit Arpoador Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, to support of World Cleaning Day. Collecting trash at beaches, public spaces and raising awareness of the benefits of using glass packaging are foundational to our core values.
Recycling Pops-Up in Perrysburg
In support of America Recycles Day, O-I created a Pop-Up Glass Packaging Collection Center at Global Headquarters in Perrysburg to promote and improve our local recycling efforts.
United Way & Thankful
In just 75 minutes, with the help of a large group of community volunteers, O-I employees helped pack 3,000 meals for children from low-income and underserved areas around Toledo.
Glass Is Our Future. Could It Be Yours?
When you join the O-I team, you’ll have an opportunity to make a difference every day while you grow your career.
You’ll be working for the world’s largest glass-packaging company, which makes natural, recyclable, reusable glass containers for some of the world’s most-loved food and beverage brands.
Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of O-I Glass, Inc., including the applicable employing subsidiary (collectively “O-I”), to maintain a work environment that is free from discrimination, including unlawful harassment.
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, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
In certain states, O-I participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program to confirm the employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Click to view notices: E-Verify and Right to Work.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. 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@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.