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Shift Engineer

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kettering, ENG, GB

Date:  31 Mar 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  34605

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.

Position overview:


As the Shift Engineer, you’re a key member of the Kettering Team. You will contribute to the success of Ball by performing tasks and proving services to support the plant's production goals and  overall business plans.



Your key responsibilities include:


  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures a specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs various manual or mechanical production and support functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing the production and support equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production and support equipment as required.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies, materials, and parts required for assigned area.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools and
  • Initiate, review, and follows all standard operating procedures for area of responsibility
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department


Experience and skills required:


  • Job-related experience for 2 years minimum in the manufacturing environment.
  • Apprenticeship in a Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Experience of preventative and planned maintenance.
  • The ability to assist with breakdowns and line conversions.
  • 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.

When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.

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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