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Chemical Process Operator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  10-May-2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  28514

This role involves shift work, 12 hour shifts within a shift pattern that incorporates day, night and weekend working.

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in the UK as we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.


Purpose of the job: Perform tasks and provides services to support the plant's overall business plans and objectives as directed, by way of can washing and chemical processes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide can washing quality
  • Keep chemical process under control
  • Ensure can cleaning and coating by washer chemicals
  • Ensure metal coating solutions are compatible with operation conditions and machinery can operate in optimum performance
  • Must follow instructions and perform tasks. Also autonomous working
  • Perform chemical control in the washer and in case of any deviation perform defect remover activities
  • Provide compatibility of coolant water and cupper lubricant in front-end section
  • Realize quality can production by performing chemical control
  • Ensure can flow along the line by isolating mechanical defects
  • Depending upon shift requirements combine jobs of forklift driver
  • Perform chemical inspection tests and quality control in CPO site
  • Isolate mechanical defects. Notify Shift Supervisor or Maintenance Supervisor of unrepairable defects
  • Work in coordination with Front-End Mechanics and Pal/Depal operators
  • Investigate the reasons or the states for out of specifications
  • Perform daily protective maintenance of washer, waste water and Schneider systems
  • Record the results and keep in the Daily Protective Maintenance file
  • Follow-up chemical material arrived near the machine
  • Ensure general cleanness of machinery and equipment in surrounding areas


Professional & Education Qualifications: 

  • Secondary technical education  
  • Previous experience - 2 years experience minimum in production         

Skills and competencies:                                

  • Knowledge of nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products, and plant quality standards
  • Ability to learn nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products.
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects.
  • Ability to work under close supervision.
  • Proficient with computers.
  • Ability to read, write, calculate, and comprehend written and verbal instructions. 
  • Mechanical ability of working on pumps, conveyors, motors, shafts, bearings and other basic mechanical work.   

Personal attributes:                          

  • Ability to work with other people.
  • Ability to effectively create and maintain a teamwork environment.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

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