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Coordinator, Plant Storeroom

Company:  Ball Corporation

Glendale Heights, IL, US, 60139

Date:  Jan 14, 2023
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  24853

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.



Primary Purpose of the Position:

Performs tasks and provides support to the plant storeroom function as directed.


What will you be responsible for: 

  • Performs tasks and provides support to the plant storeroom function as directed.
  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Standard hours Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm but must be flexible when required.
  • Responsible for overall storeroom operation.
  • Facilitates direct support to all departments for spare parts, tooling, supplies, and printing inks.
  • Orders parts, receives and inspects all incoming items for plant departments, and ensures proper placement of storeroom items in storage cell where items are maintained for use.
  • Works with vendors concerning consignment program and setting up blanket orders.
  • Conducts annual, cycle, and bulk inventories of warehouse/storeroom items as required.
  • Prepares manifests for hazardous waste shipments.
  • Maintains organization and inventory of plant bulk racks and drum stock area.
  • Originates and tracks the claims process through vendor disposition for metal stock, packaging, and process materials and shipping.
  • Regulates the min/max quantities of storeroom parts.
  • Coordinates with all areas in the initial set-up of new storeroom parts, the modification and/or substitution of existing parts, and the deletion of storeroom parts, overstock, and surplus parts.
  • Coordinates recycling of metal stock packaging with vendors.
  • Coordinates with other plants concerning the availability of parts for shipment.
  • Assists in preparing for scheduled maintenance.
  • Produces and maintains shipping and receiving paperwork.
  • Coordinates and audits purchasing and receiving documents.  Verifies and audits items received against packing slips.
  • Identifies obsolete parts inventory and slow moving items, and communicates to management.
  • Monitors material usage for can production as assigned.
  • Performs on-the-job training and development of assigned personnel.
  • Monitors all charge codes that are signed out against parts requisitions or identification tags.
  • Generates computer reports weekly on all receipts and disbursements.
  • Receives, identifies, locates, and dispenses storeroom items as needed.
  • Expedites open and outstanding orders as assigned.
  • Calculates and reports other direct materials (ODM) costs as assigned.
  • Responsible for the proper off-loading of all bulk tanker deliveries.
  • Inputs and maintains computer inventory system and master file data system to assure accurate storeroom inventory.
  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
  • Properly packs and processes items for outgoing shipment for common carrier; prepares miscellaneous shipping orders, airfreight bills, and/or bills of lading.
  • Develops and maintains procedures for receiving and storing material, as well as for monitoring usage of various materials as directed.
  • Notifies management of any unusual occurrences in inventory balances, equipment malfunctions, damaged materials, or supplies needed.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in the storeroom and related areas.
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company.  Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • While the regular working cycle of this position is usually five days on (Monday-Friday), this job may include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday); working hours may vary as specified by management.  Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
  • Maintains an awareness of and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • Communicates with the emergency coordinator (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager (EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.
  • Understands and responds effectively to EC directions during emergencies by being familiar with emergency procedures, equipment, and systems as necessary.  Implements contingency plan to the level required by position.
  • Understands, completes, and maintains environmental documentation for which the individual is trained, or as directed by the EC, EFP or EM (i.e., inspections, labeling, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, etc.).  Reports to the EC, EFP or EM on the status of assigned responsibilities.
  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation, through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC, EFP/EM. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.


What we are looking for: 

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing orders, stock and inventory, warehouse or directly related experience. 
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard storeroom techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to effectively train personnel.
  • Ability to effectively lead personnel.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Must have expectional organizational skills.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
  • Nomenclature of all storeroom items.
  • Storeroom principles and practices.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Works in both office and manufacturing environments.
  • 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.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $53,900 - $80,730 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • 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: Chicago

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