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Company:  Ball Corporation

Devizes, GB, SN10 2HT

Date:  15 May 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  36194

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

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.

Responsible for covering the shift & days electrical engineers holiday and absence. Whilst covering, the employee will complete all job specification requirements as outlined within the engineering job specification, namely repairing the production, and auxiliary machines resulting from a breakdown. Identify improvements to achieve increased efficiency and reduce waste (downtime and can loss). Support shift managers to resolve breakdown occurrences and complete tasks as set by the engineering leadership/specialist team, inclusive of the completion of level 1-3 PPM program. When cover is not required, the holiday and absence covering employee will undertake themed objectives as set by the engineering leadership group.


  • Observe / adhere company health and safety regulations at all times
  • Carry out any mechanical (challenge) / electrical repairs (Bias) required by engineering team, and/or shift manager
  • Identify early fault detection, quality defect systems and maintain effectiveness through zonal ownership
  • Complete tasks as set by the matrix manager (proactive / reactive lead)
  • Support and guide mechanical technical team to develop there engineering skills
  • Action any problems with production machines likely to affect production, or machines defects likely to make the machine unsafe to work.
  • Support the development of autonomous maintenance by upskilling operators knowledge and know how. Updating Operation standards for continuity and standardisation
  • Efficiently carry out the PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) to company standards
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement of processes & machines
  • Own project themes as determined by the engineering manager/leadership group (SMART)
  • Innovative machine set up / modifications to make better
  • Hand over to the on-coming maintenance engineer and inform him/her of the state of the lines and of any in progress repairs
  • Minimise waste by adopting lean principles and maintain a clean and tidy work ethic.
  • Maintain accurate records in line with Ball requirements.
  • To adhere to ISO/BRC requirements.


This role requires some level of flexibility as it will need to cover our Shift Electricians for holidays and absences.  The standard hours will be Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm. 

However when covering shifts the hours may be 6am - 6pm or 6pm - 6am on any day of the week.

Our plant runs 24/7


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 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups to aerosol bottles solutions that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.

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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