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Ball Corporation

Production Technician

Ball Corporation - Goodyear, AZ

Who We Are:

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality metal
packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace
and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government.  Our
approximately 18,700 knowledgeable, motivated and customer-focused employees
share Ball's high regard for mutual respect, integrity and ethical

Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation was originally known
for the glass canning jars your grandmothers used to use.  Today, Ball makes
packaging that enables delivery of safe, nutritious food and beverages and
convenient household products to consumers around the world.  Ball Aerospace is
known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration,
national security and intelligence programs.

Ball's largest business is the manufacture of recyclable
beverage cans and ends.  A lot of engineering and technology goes into making
beverage packaging at speeds of more than 2,000 cans a minute.  We operate
beverage can facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia - about one in every
four beverage cans in the world is made by Ball - and our products are used by
the most recognizable beverage brands in the world.

Ball is a Lean/SixSigma environment – exposure to these
tools and methods is preferred.

This is for our new,
state-of-the-art beverage packaging plant in
Rates Starting at
$24.58 PH


Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:
Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as
specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work
assignment. Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by
operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer
specifications. Employees in this job classification and title will be able to
perform the following function upon success training:
1.             Material Handler (Forklift Driver)
2.             Palletizer Operator
Essential Functions:

Disassembles, overhauls, and rebuilds production equipment under the
supervision of a qualified maintainer.
Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize
finished products.
Conductions inspection in-process or finished product.
Assists in making major adjustments or mechanical repairs to production
Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of
Rotates through workstations as needed for coverage, relief, and training
purposes as required in conjunction with on-the-job training.
May operate can line briquetter. Ensures briquetter is running properly.
Removes all briquettes from the conveyor, stacks briquettes on pallets according
to scrap class and weighs and tags scrap pallets for shipment.
May operate end line baler and slug accumulator. Removes all bales and loads
them onto trailer.
Removes/replaces accumulation boxes for slugs and weighs and tags
accumulation boxes for shipment.
May restack and load empty coil pallets for return to aluminum
May prepare for shipment returnable drums, totes, and vendor return
Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for
area of responsibility.
Required to perform all production technician duties. May be required to
rotate among specific production technician assignments within the department as
needed. Relieves production technicians for breaks.
Supplies and maintains required hand tools.

Job Requirements
Position Requirements:

Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education, General Education Development (GED), or through equivalent work experience
Job related experience for 1 year(s) minimum
Troubleshooting skills/experience
Experience working in an industrial environment
Working knowledge of machine mechanics
Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria
Ability to learn operating principles and nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products
Ability to learn nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products, and quality standards
Ability to learn to identify product defects
Ability to use hand and power tools
Ability to operate fork truck and aero lift
Requires forklift license
Works in manufacturing environment
This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices


Relocation for this position is NOT Available.

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans. 

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

6 days 13 hours ago

Ball Corporation


Production Technician Ball Corporation - Goodyear, AZ, United States


Location: Goodyear, AZ

Company Profile:
Five brothers founded Ball in 1880 with a $200 loan from their Uncle George. In the beginning, they made wood-jacketed tin cans for products like paint and kerosene, but soon expanded their offerings to glass- and tin-jacketed containers. In 1884, the brothers began making glass home-canning jars, the product that established Ball as a household name. The brothers—Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius and William—moved the company from Buffalo, New York, to Muncie, Indiana, in 1887 to take advantage of abundant natural gas reserves essential to making glass