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Designer, Global Engineering Product Design & Specification

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 8HG

Date:  Sep 22, 2021
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  9863

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:


The Designer creates high speed metal forming tooling drawings and product specifications in 3D Siemens NX CAD.  The Designer creates accurate dimensional drawings using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and maintains drawing revision control within Teamcenter Database.  The Designer creates and maintains accurate product specifications within Teamcenter Database.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Uses Siemens NX to create and update 3D model files and associated dimensional drawings of parts, tooling, and assemblies pertaining to metal forming and can making processes. 
  • Uses Siemens NX to generate 3D model files of aluminium packaging products and associated tooling progression layouts needed to make new products.
  • Prepares bill of materials (BOM’s) and parts lists for assembly drawings
  • Maintains technical drawings in Teamcenter database, including metadata entry, revision control, and archiving using supplied workflows.
  • Follows geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) standards and uses supplied Ball Global Engineering CAD templates.
  • Provides input for continuous improvement for use of GD&T standards and CAD templates.
  • Performs tooling design troubleshooting and tooling layout analysis in CAD space.
  • With limited direction from Management, works independently on priorities to ensure timely execution of assigned tasks.
  • Performs other tasks and support activities as directed.

Position Requirement:


  • Associates/Technical Degree with focus on Computer Aided Drafting (US), HNC/HND in Engineering Design (UK) or Equivalent required
  • Mechanical engineering or engineering design bachelor’s degree desired
  • Experience in Siemens NX 3D CAD software for 2 years minimum
  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter for 2 years minimum
  • Experience in drafting of tooling and high tolerance fits for 2 years minimum
  • Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for 2 years minimum
  • Strong ability to read and understand engineering and isometric drawings required
  • Strong understanding of tooling drawings, dimensioning, and part machining operations required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Highly effective in a small team environment with multiple projects and minimal oversight
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized
  • Knowledge of can making and Aluminium forming processes desirable


Ball Corporation are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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