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Mechanic (manufacturing)

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  14 Sep 2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  22088

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.



Position overview:

As a Mechanic you will play a key part in the part of the can making process that helps to protect the product. You will run and maintain machinery and equipment in the internal spray process, ensuring quality specifications are met while delivering budget KPI’s for the area.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Fault finding and regular preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure all Quality checks and start up sheets are complete, as well as other routine paperwork and checks, conducting audits and reacting to any quality deviations in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that proper and safe systems of working and means of avoiding dangerous, or potentially hazardous conditions, are adopted.
  • Ensure operational control procedures, regulations, or codes of practice are observed within the plant and that all registers, records and reports are properly prepared and maintained.
  • Communicating effectively with the Team Leader and relevant colleagues in the team.
  • Ensuring housekeeping is maintained to the required standards.
  • Utilisation of live data (real time indicators) to prevent quality deviations and line downtime
  • Material and machine part changeovers
  • React to line spoilage, identify losses and put in place improvements
  • Handover compilation and communication to colleagues using line logbooks


Experience and skills required:

  • Manufacturing background in a high speed, high volume environment
  • Apprenticeship in a Mechanical discipline (and Engineering qualification would be desirable).
  • Sound communication skills, ability to clearly explain processes and interpret data accurately.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

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

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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