Production Technician

Ball Corporation - Goodyear, AZ (30+ days ago)3.8

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 conduct.

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

Goodyear, Ariz.

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 equipment.
Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
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 suppliers.
May prepare for shipment returnable drums, totes, and vendor return loads.
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.

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.