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Press Operator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Devizes, GB, SN10 2HT

Date:  11 Jul 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  37051

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.

Due to plant expansion, we are looking to increase our production team


The main role of our Press Operators is to control the process of producing a basic can, from a slug of aluminium through to the washing and internal lacquering process, ensuring that the can meets customer requirements


•    To observe company environmental, health and safety regulations at all times
•    To comply with BRC requirements at all times
•    To set, run and clean the press, cutting, brushing, washing spray units and the internal lacquer ovens

•    To ensure the above machines are monitored at all times
•    To accurately record all production data in the required format at the required interval
•    To carry out operator maintenance of these machines according to Shift Managers instructions

 •    To follow company procedures regarding tooling preparation, care and reporting

 •    To verify correct production information against Works Order

 •    To inform Shift Manager of any actual or potential problems and agree a plan to solve them

 •    To isolate any non-conforming product
•    To hand over to the on-coming Operative and inform him / her of the state of the line
•    To remove all waste to the correct bins and maintain a clean and tidy work place
•    To maintain accurate records according to Ball Aerosol Packgaging requirements
•    To adhere to ISO 9001 requirements.
•    To constantly look for opportunities to improve the process or product


This role is working a rotating shift pattern which includes days, nights and weekends. The shift pattern is a Panama Shift as shown below. The hours are 6am - 6pm and 6pm-6am with 4 weeks on days and 4 weeks on nights


Week 1   Mon / Tues / Fri / Sat / Sun

Week 2   Wed / Thurs

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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