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Line Mechanic

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  22 May 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  35765

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.



This role involves shift work - 12 hour shifts, shift pattern covers day, night and weekend work


Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK - we cannot offer sponsorship 


Purpose of the job:

To make good quality cans to specification


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Bodymaker QC checks, water bath checks x2, work on BM brake downs such as; short can issues, trimmer jams, unloader jams, redraw adjustments air leak faults and fix, misfeed issues, spec adjustments, polish/ring changes, know what ring does what, tool pack changes, startup sheets, xhatch punch/polish, coil perp and paperwork, bailer duty, attend washer stoppages, help on all 3 lines, housekeeping.



Professional & Education               

  • Mechanical background
  • Fully qualified engineer


Previous experience                       

  • Worked in high speed production            
  • Canning work experience (desirable)


Skills and competencies                 

  • Line awareness
  • Communication skill
  • Attention to detail
  • High work rate
  • Common sense
  • Personal attributes                         
  • Hard working
  • Dedicated
  • Enthusiastic       

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups to aerosol bottles solutions that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.

Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

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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