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 firmly believe that ‘not possible’ is a state of mind, and as soon as you start seeing that it’s what is holding you back, and that anything is possible—maybe not in the way you imagined it, but with some changes to it—it will allow you to do different things.” —Melianthe Leeman, Global Innovation Platform Leader (Switzerland)
“Moving with my family to several different countries has allowed me to take on new challenges and build my career. On the professional side, I have had the chance to work for great leaders across three continents, who have all taught me something different and have given me the opportunity to stretch my skills.” —Philippe Aerdeman, Commercial Manager (Australia)
“What we’re working on is a step-change in technology. If we’re going to be competitive in the future we need to take these chances. Any change in our company is going to be led by people.” —Daniel Johnson, Combustion Engineer (USA)
“O-I has provided me many opportunities to step outside of my comfort zone and develop both personally and professionally. As a result, I am connected with a great network of people that helped me develop and progress into the role I am in today.” —Stephanie Jenkins, HR Manager (USA)
“O-I is a place where you never stop learning. When I left O-I and came back, I had the opportunity to see that not all companies have the great values we hold, the passion for what we do, the team work, and our commitment to strive to achieve excellence. For that reason, I didn’t think twice about coming back.” —Jeffrey Newton, Plant Manager (Indonesia)
“O-I is filled with so many great and talented people…where my strengths complement them, and their strengths complement me. I really enjoy that my work can make a significant impact. It’s encouraging to see how effective sharing of insights and knowledge enables confident decision-making, which leads to the selection of the right strategic choices for the company.” —Diana Reveron, Senior Category Analyst (USA)
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
We believe our company is better when we reflect the diversity of the world we serve. That’s why we’re proud to be ranked 3rd among the top 55 Ohio-based Fortune 1000 for diversity in corporate governance by the National Diversity Council.
One of our Corporate Social Responsibility goals is to increase the representation of women in senior leadership roles.
STEP Ahead Award Winners
This award from the Manufacturing Institute honors women who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in science, technology, energy and production careers. Because women represent manufacturing’s largest pool of untapped talent, this initiative encourages women to become leaders in manufacturing and inspire others to do the same.
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.
Melbourne Dash and Splash
Does the thought of choppy seas, extreme heat and more than 6,500 competitors on your heels sound like a fun way to spend your weekend morning? It did for the Melbourne O-I Corporate Triathlon team, who raised AUD16,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
Czech Family Fun Day
Glass is for the whole family. So is O-I. That’s why the two plants in the Czech Republic, O-I Nove Sedlo and O-I Dubi, opened their doors to thank the employees with two family fun day events.
O-I Europe Football Cup
This year’s O-I Europe Football Cup brought together 300 players from 11 countries in what has become an annual tradition for O-I.
Perrysburg Campus Cup
The Perrysburg campus came together for the 5th annual Campus Cup in July 2018. Each building fielded a team, allowing employees to get to know members of other departments.
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.
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Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Owens-Illinois, 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.