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Intern-Manufacturing Process Improvement

Company:  Ball Corporation

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Date:  Dec 19, 2020
Job Category:  Administration/ Business Support
Req. ID:  5601

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

Ball is recruiting for our Summer 2021 interns.  Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.  In addition, applicants must be enrolled fall semester 2020.   This will be a full-time position for the summer for 10 weeks starting near the end of May 2021.

Position is located in Phoenix, AZ

The Ball Corporation Internship Program is a summer program that provides candidates with:

  1. Practical experience on relevant projects while working with designated mentors
  2. A competitive salary
  3. Possible future employment--
  4. Housing stipend
  5. In-house training
  6. Group activities

Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the United States. We're a vibrant, growing city and a great place to live, work, and play!


Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 11th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 5 million people as of 2020.


Phoenix is a place where it's easy to migrate between high culture and low, resort escapes and local hangouts, outdoor adventure and poolside lounging.


If you’re planning or contemplating a visit to Phoenix, this is a great place to start. You can order travel and trail guides, learn the city’s personality—and meet some of the city's personalities—get the lay of the land, browse photos and videos and more. If you are an outdoors person, Phoenix has hundreds of hiking trails that you are explore and who can forget Camelback mountain. Camelback Mountain is a prominent landmark in Phoenix. True to its name, the mountain, which summits 2,704 feet above sea level, resembles the hump and head of a kneeling camel. When you reach the top of the mountain, you have the panoramic view of the city. It is even better an sunset.


There are 21 deserts in the world, four of these deserts are in North America. Phoenix sits in one of these the Sonoran Desert. It’s home state of Arizona is the only state in the USA to have a section of all four of the North American deserts within its borders.


And…who can forget golf. With more than 200 golf courses, Phoenix has become one of the top golf destinations in the world


The Phoenix Ball Plant is 3 miles off the 10 FWY located in the industrial part of Phoenix AZ.


Requirement for applying:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or have Resident Alien status.

Resumes/Cover Letters must include:

  • Current major
  • Expected graduation date
    Internship will include:
  • Learn and support continuous improvement initiatives across facility operations to maximize the effectiveness of resources, processes and technology to drive sustainable results.
  • Assist with developing metrics and return on investment (ROI).
  • Assist with benchmarking and establishing best practices.
  • Collect data, analyze processes, procedures and performance (equipment or people).
  • Utilizes CI tools (i.e. Root Cause, value-stream mapping, leading Kaizen events, waste walks, etc.) and make recommendation(s) based upon analysis to further business goals.
  • Learn and champion CI philosophy, attitude and behaviors.
  • Assist in educating and training appropriate resources on CI methodology and tools.
  • Utilize common process improvement techniques to analyze operations.
  • Partner with various levels of management to assess and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Current undergraduate students at Junior or Senior level with studies in the areas of Engineering.  Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering are preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership in work and/or academics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact comfortably at all levels of the organization including with senior level leaders
  • Excellent technical skills including a strong command of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Quantitative Data Analysis aptitude: enjoys working with numeric data, can synthesize quantitative data to draw business conclusions. Possesses good basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented, dynamic and changing environment.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation with high sense of urgency in meeting goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to influence and think creative and strategically
  • Ability to analyze and problem solving
  • Must be able to work flexible hours based on business needs.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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