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Material Handler

Company:  Ball Corporation

Monticello, IN, US, 47960

Date:  May 24, 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  36915

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: 

As a Material Handler, you’re a member of an assigned production crew, reporting to the Plant Warehouse Supervisor. You will contribute to the success of Ball by observing operating principles of all assigned equipment and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for your area of responsibility. 


Swing Shift Schedule: 4 days-on-4 days off, 7AM/PM-7PM/AM.  Schedule rotates every 9 weeks.


Your Key Responsibilities Include: 

  • Follow all 5S standards and job safety practices and policies including but not limited to food safety; personal protective equipment; emergency procedures, etc. 

  • Operate forklift and coordinate products including raw materials, scrap, finished goods, packaging materials, chemicals, and other supplies. 

  • Effectively communicate with vendors, delivery drivers, and customers. 

  • Inspect aluminium for proper quality standards and customer specifications. 

  • Build positive relationships across designated team by effectively collaborating,  

  • communicating, and upholding ethical integrity. 


Required Experience & Skills:   

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent.  

  • 1 year of work experience in an industrial environment. 

Preferred Experience & Skills: 

  • 3 or more years of operation and maintenance of forklift.  

  • Working knowledge of proper hazardous waste management. 

  • Experience using JD Edwards, AS900, or similar warehouse or ERP system. 

Physical Environment & Working Conditions:  

  • May be subject to all of the following, but not limited to:  

  • Hot/Cold working conditions. 

  • Loud /Noisy environment. 

  • Standing and walking for prolonged periods of time. 

  • Climbing (stairs, catwalks, and other equipment as necessary). 


Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting Hourly Rate: $26.16
  • Daily OT after 8 hours
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans




Nearest Major Market: LaFayette

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