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Maintenance Planner

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kent, WA, US, 98032

Date:  Jan 8, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  5523

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.



What will your average week look like:


  • Works extensively with the equipment maintenance software for setup, management and reporting of all equipment maintenance activities.
  • Reviews maintenance work orders daily to determine if any work orders from the present shift have been missed or not completed. Notifies responsible personnel of deficiencies.
  • Runs daily preventive maintenance compliance report. For noncompliant work orders, sends email to the crew responsible for the work order and appropriate management.
  • Reviews P1 Notification orders and makes the necessary standardization changes to the naming of the notification to simplify future searches.
  • Meets with management to review severity and prioritize P1 Notification orders  and makes updates as needed.
  • Add, remove or change work order text to support risk assessment (spreadsheet) and provides information to the EHS manager for review and reassessment for potential risk  in preforming the task.
  • Creates new preventive maintenance work orders as needed in JDE which includes creating service types, task instructions, model work orders and PM schedules.
  • Documents work order creations or changes by maintaining the JDE master tracker for preventive maintenance work orders and task instructions printed for use in the plant.
  • Runs M&R Report and reviews cost by equipment for any heavy hitters and identifies potential cost saving opportunities.
  • Creates spreadsheet with required parts for a maintenance day and provides it to storeroom team members to ensure parts will be available 2 weeks prior to the maintenance day and/or contact purchasing to make sure parts are available before maintenance day..
  • Assists in creating SOPs for maintenance.
  • Trains team members how to use JDE equipment maintenance functionality.
  • May assist in establishing, reviewing and monitoring M&R budgets .

What are we looking for in an ideal candidate:


  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent experience.
  • High School Diploma or Education Equivalency Required
  • Manufacturing/Industrial Maintenance job related experience for 3 year minimum.
  • Must be Ball Maintainer Qualified or have equivalent external qualifications
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to learn operating principles and nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products and quality standards.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize, plan, prioritize, pay attention to details and willingly perform other duties/individual assignments as management may direct meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Maintains an awareness of and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • This position is exposed to a manufacturing environment with occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
    • Use of PC, and operating systems, Excel, Word, Power Point in some cases and Email.
    • Maintenance software (CMMS) or ERP (JDE, SAP) experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to learn the JD Edwards system- Maintenance system.

Hiring Salary Range: $53,100 - $79,500 (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, click here for info



Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Grade:  Global Grade 8 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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