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Manufacturing Technical Operator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kettering, ENG, GB

Date:  Feb 2, 2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  25679

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 the Technical Operator, you’re a key member of the wider Kettering Engineering Team that plays a critical part in supporting the plant's overall business plans and objectives.


Your key responsibilities include:

  • Complies with practices, policies, and procedures in the plant.
  • Take ownership of the production area and create a safe and efficient work environment.
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for mechanical equipment and ability to use hand tools.
  • Conducts inspection of the in-process or finished products to ensure quality targets are achieved.
  • Assists with equipment maintenance by performing routine checks and lubrication.
  • Initiate and support lean and improvement initiatives.


Experience and skills required:

  • Mechanical skills (gained via apprenticeship or experience)
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools
  • Sound communication skills, ability to clearly explain processes.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation. 


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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