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Production Technician/Maintenance Technician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Ft. Atkinson, WI, US, 53538

Date:  Jun 8, 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  36649

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?


Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.


We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. 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. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.


Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.


We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Position Overview: 

As a Production Technician, you’re a member of a production crew, reporting to a supervisor of an assigned production area. You will contribute to the success of Ball by observing operating principles of all assigned equipment and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for your area of responsibility. The Fort Atkinson plant is high-volume, fast-paced 24/7-365 days/year manufacturing environment.   Our crews work 12.25 hour days; 3 days on/3 days off; rotates days to nights every nine weeks. Can line starts at 5:45 AM/PM and Ends at 6:00 PM/AM 


Follow all 5S standards and job safety practices and policies including but not limited to food safety; personal protective equipment; emergency procedures, etc. 

  • Operate, adjust, and repair high-speed production equipment to meet plant production goals.  
  • Assist with performing preventative maintenance on assigned equipment. 
  • Inspect aluminum for proper quality standards and customer specifications. 
  • Build positive relationships across designated team by effectively collaborating, communicating, and upholding ethical integrity. 

Required Experience and Skills:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education. 
  • 1-year minimum experience in a mechanical job-related field with demonstrated mechanical troubleshooting skills.  
  • Proficiency in the use of hand and power tools.  

Preferred Experience and Skills:  

  • 2 years’ work experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment. 

Physical Environment and Working Conditions:  

  • May be subject to all of the following, but not limited to:  
    • Hot/Cold working conditions. 
    • Loud /Noisy environment. 
    • Standing and walking for prolonged periods of time. 
    • Climbing (stairs, and other equipment as necessary). 


The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. All are subject to change at the discretion of Ball Corporation. 


Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting Hourly Rate:  $30.40
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans




Nearest Major Market: Madison

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