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Line/Shift Engineer

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  6 Jun 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  36657

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.

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK - sponsorship will not be offered for this role 



This role involved shift work - 12 hour shifts, days, nights and weekend working 


Purpose of the job

  • Manage Body Makers and Cupper
  • Health and Safety compliance, work in a safe manor following the company guide lines
  • PM compliance
  • Line Efficiency
  • Completion of paper work
  • Fault finding
  • Monthly and weekly maintenance tasks


Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Completion of daily PM’s
  • React to break downs
  • Problem solving and identifying faults
  • Monthly PM’s done on time
  • Work within a team building and sharing knowledge
  • Priorities work to maximise output
  • Communicate with your Team Leader
  • Lead and help the mechanics when needed
  • Ensure all Quality checks and start up sheets are complete
  • Communicate good and effective hand overs



Professional & Education Qualifications                

  • Engineering qualification
  • Time served in similar environment
  • Able to understand and interpret data
  • Engineering Degree (desirable)
  • Previous experience working in a high speed factory
  • Engineering line work    
  • Fabrication and welding skills (desirable)
  • Good English and Maths
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team and on their own
  • Good communicator
  • Good fault finding skills
  • Lean manufacturing experience (desirable)


Personal attributes                         

  • Drive and enthusiasm
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Step up when needed
  •  Flexibility
  • Team player



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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