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Deputy Engineer - Electrical

Company:  Ball Corporation

Chittoor, AP, IN, 517588

Date:  May 25, 2023
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  28282

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Primary purpose of the position: 

The Responsibility of shift electrical engineer is to ensure the Smooth operation of Process Equipment and ancillaries in the plant in his shift. The Shift Electrical engineer is the link between Engineering function and his respective shift operating team.  He will drive all the engineering team KPI’s in his shift, ensure the optimum uptime in his shift by actively attending breakdowns. He will make a report / action plan for avoiding such failures in future. He will also ensure the utilities and process Equipment are maintained in his shift by doing proper daily and periodical maintenance – Both Planned and predictive in nature. He will give inputs to engineering team and spare parts stores for planning of maintenance and spares based on the machine conditions.


Key responsibilities include:


•    Carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks, visual maintenance, repairs, preventive maintenance, etc. as directed by the senior or any other official including but not limited to from Production Dept. 
•    Follow the preventive maintenance schedule. Record all readings correctly and accurately. Ensure effective utilization of tools and tackles and prevent misuse of same. Always use safety equipment and tools whenever and wherever required
•    Attend breakdowns independently, Carry out modification work, and do scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance to help production process. Troubleshoot Electrical faults / problems and take corrective actions in process equipment and ancillaries in his shift. Achieve target of electrical down time and breakdowns.
•    Modify electrical / PLC Programs after approvals from immediate supervisor. Can Read machine wiring Diagrams; Can Read Ladder Diagrams; can do Troubleshooting and fault finding in his shift.
•    Hands on Knowledge in Allen Bradley compact Logix PLC, Control Logix PLC, Panel views; Servo Drives; Allen Bradley drives with Ethernet/profibus communication, Device Net, can do troubleshooting with these devices and programs.
•    Modify / create AutoCAD drawings.
•    Holding 33KV electrical license from Andhra Pradesh 
•    Troubleshooting of ACBs(preferably Schneider) and VCBs and maintenance of 33KV switchyard components. 
•    Basic instrumentation knowledge of controllers, transmitters and field sensors
•    Follow and maintain organization’s SOPs and safe working practices. 
•    Comply with any legal, environmental and safety , BRC requirements and/or checks
•    Actively participate in companies Continuous Improvement initiatives e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, SMED, 5 S, ISO, etc. To conduct lean manufacturing activities and participate in audits as per company requirements. 
•    To meet KPI of various BCAMEA strategy Balance Score Card and always look for improvement in it. Help to maximize production and minimize spoilage during the manufacturing process by participating in all shift meetings and shift activities and take necessary actions on time to eliminate losses.
•    Maintain housekeeping to the standard defined in the Housekeeping and Hygiene procedure.
•    Work on Gas Fired equipment (Boiler, Ovens) and carry out safety checks, Burner service, and airflow balancing.
•    Inspect the machine safeties, process stops, emergency switches in periodical basis, carry out the set up checks that may follow maintenance work. Ensure that all  supplying equipment, electrical installations etc. are checked and corrected to company standards, periodically and record is maintained  
•    Complete the jobs within stipulated time as directed by senior and report back. Shall be responsible for saving maintenance cost. 
•    Guiding engineering team and spareparts stores manager on the requirement of spares etc. on time to avoid breakdown and to minimize machine downtime.
•    Have effective communications with seniors and fellow workmen, reporting defects, manufacturing difficulties, ideas for improvements, etc.
•    Identify, propose and implement energy conservation projects 


Knowledge and experience required:


•    Diploma in Electrical engineering or Industrial electronics 

•    4 years’ experience in a manufacturing background with basic Allen Bradley PLC’s programming and drives programming in high speed continues manufacturing industry (FMCG / Steel / textile plants) in maintenance department. Good experience as a trouble shooter in electrical / electronics.
•     Successful track record in both electrical and mechanical maintenance. Hands on experience is must, Must be able to work independently in shifts with least supervision.
•    Must have exposure in Predictive maintenance practices in Electrical department – E.g. Thermal imaging. 
•    Good Experience of all the electrical equipment. E.g. motors, sensors, Timers, P.I.D controllers, thermocouples, servomotors, potentiometers. He should be able to read and draw electrical drawings and plc ladder diagrams. (Diploma in Industrial electronics candidates)
•    Computer literacy and the ability to generate reports. Ability to read, understand and develop engineering drawings.  
•    Electrical, PLC RS-logix500/5000, PV1000/300and VFD Allen Bradley knowledge is must. Basic knowledge of programming.
•    Trouble shooting of electrical faults independently with and without electrical drawings. He should be able to distinguish between electrical and mechanical problems. Also he should be able to make changes in the equipment as per the operations requirements.
•    Knowledge of electrical power saving calculations and concepts, should have worked on energy conservation projects.
•    Hands on experience to develop electrical panels and electrical circuit will be an added advantage. 
•    Knowledge / experience of ovens, gas burners, Vaporizer will be an added advantage.
•    Fluent English

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.

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