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Shift Engineer

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kettering, ENG, GB

Date:  25-Jun-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  19099

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 aluminium tins, 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 Shift Engineer, you’re a key member of the Kettering Team, reporting to the Shift Manager. 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. 


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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