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Set-Up Machinist

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Middletown, NY, US, 10940

Date:  Oct 9, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  10063

Primary Purpose of the Position:

Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant's production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.

 

Essential Responsible Areas:

  • 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.
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots machinery and tooling.  Ensures that parts and tooling are in accordance with instructions, prints, and work orders.  May be required to make drawings or sketches of parts to be made or repaired.
  • Proficient in the use of all shop equipment to install, maintain, and troubleshoot machinery and tooling.
  • Interprets drawings, calculates, and determines indices, tapers, and other dimensions to be used for part(s), working raw materials into finished dimensions with exact tolerances per print.
  • Performs layout work as required.
  • Receives tools and paperwork; establishes and maintains logbooks.
  • Selects, grinds, and adjusts tools ensuring correct speeds and feed rates of tooling for efficient machining.  Ensures that parts and tooling are in accordance to precision requirements for both tolerance and finish.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, lathes, and grinders.
  • Performs dismantling, fitting or assembly work required for maintenance of production equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains all assigned machines and equipment including preventative maintenance.
  • Performs organizational duties including maintaining an organized and clean work area.
  • Communicates pertinent information to next shift.
  • Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
  • Performs welding and heat treating as needed.
  • May monitor supply conditions and informs management as necessary.
  • May provide support for plant facilities maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Required to work assigned schedule or 10-hour shifts, Monday through Thursday, working hours/days 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.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
  • Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property.  Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
  • Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
  • Works under general supervision within parameters set by management.
  • Communication.  Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to meet the knowledge, skills, abilities, physical requirements, and working conditions set forth in this position description and on the attached Physical Demands Assessment.
  • 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, EFPs, 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.

 

Position Requirement & Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • Job related experience for 3-5 years minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  standard machine shop practices, metallurgy, heat treatment, welding, and brazing; all assigned equipment.
  • Required on-the-job and classroom training.
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • 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.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the operation of grinders, lathes, drill presses, precision measuring tools, blueprint reading and other machine shop equipment, and working to tolerances of + .000050.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Must be able to organize, plan, and prioritize.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to concentrate and pay attention to detail.
  • Must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of time.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Action Oriented.  Works hard; is action oriented and full of energy; not fearful of acting with a minimum of direction or planning.
  • Customer Focus.  Is dedicated to meeting the quality expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Decision Quality.  Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate.
  • Functional and Technical Skills.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job.
  • Learning on the Fly.  Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Building Effective Teams.  Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Drive for Results.  Can be counted on; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • 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.
  • Works in confined area(s).
  • This position regularly requires a high degree of mental effort due to considerable interruptions and/or frequent changes of activity or workloads during a typical working day.
  • Must possess own tools.

 

Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviors:

 Inspire

  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and self-reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses      

Connect

  • Instils Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Interpersonal Intelligence: Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people       

Achieve

  • Demonstrated Results: Consistently achieves results even under tough circumstances

 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $30.28 per hour  
  • 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.

 

Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx).  All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes.  If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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


Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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