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Future Trainee Manager

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  18-Jun-2022
Job Category:  Administration/ Business Support
Req ID:  19760

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.



Future Trainee Manager Opportunity:

The Ball Corporation Future Leaders Trainee Programme is a stepping-stone for people with management potential to become the leaders of the future in an ambitious international company. We aim to develop Future Leaders, top diverse talent to support the growth needs of the business. The program offers access to accelerate development on the job and through other channels during an 18-month program which will include assignments across a wide range of manufacturing departments and divisions including: Production, Technical /Maintenance, EHS, Quality, Human Resources, Continuous Improvement (CI/Lean), Finance, Customer Fulfilment, Sustainability


Learning on the job with experts, developing technical and soft skills and receiving coaching from your Mentors & Project Co-ordinators, and other senior staff mentors


Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Fulfilling all requirements and meeting goals set out at the start of the programme
  • Completing all assigned tasks and assisting with day-to-day operations
  • Participating in meetings, workshops, and other learning opportunities
  • Observing and learning from experienced staff members
  • Gaining knowledge of company policies, protocols, and processes
  • Taking detailed notes and updating training logbook and liaising with Mentors & Project Co-ordinators, and other senior staff
  • Following all company regulations, and health and safety codes
  • Preparing documents and updating records
  • Traveling to different offices and participating in daily operations as required


Minimum educational requirement

  • Second level (appropriate per country)
  • Trade / craft qualified
  • Third level - Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or relevant


Preferred but not essential 

  • Facilities or H&S background


Level and type of experience

  • Minimum of 1-2 years manufacturing - an awareness of a clear level of understanding of what is required to work in a manufacturing environment


Formal/informal leadership background

Not required

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