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S & S Mechanic

Company:  Ball Corporation

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  20222

Primary Purpose of the Position

Sets up, adjusts and maintains automatic drawn and ironed can line and related equipment; mechanic has primary responsibility for productions and quality on assigned equipment.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Checks schedule to determine need for changeover or if scheduled maintenance is in order; determines if schedule can be adjusted or permits time for overhaul, repair or readjustments required by equipment.
  • Checks machines; analyzes any and all types of mechanical or operational troubles and plans for and takes corrective action; makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Makes changeover by setting up assigned equipment for change in material, size or product or for change in pack; operates equipment to try out changeover.
  • Makes repairs or overhauls as required, short of machining parts; replaces worn or damaged parts; retimes machine action.
  • Operates equipment to check operation; cleans and lubricates; clears jams; checks water, lacquer, coating, inks and lubricants and adds or changes materials; requests or obtains additional quantities of supplies.
  • Performs operator assignments when trying out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended down periods.
  • Examines, tests and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using appropriate gauges and instruments, and records data; checks product for visual defects.
  • Mixes solvents and detergents.
  • Makes preventative maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment; reports findings and takes appropriate action.
  • Checks spoilage as to cause and, where possible, takes corrective action; analyzes and records comments regarding cause of production delays on production report or troubles sheet.
  • Advises operators on assigned equipment and supply men or truckers servicing equipment of standard operating procedures and requirements.
  • Notifies supervisor of any incidents or recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken and of any poor quality material or supplies noted.
  • Works with machinist during overhauls on the assigned line as required.


Position Requirement & Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Troubleshooting skills/experience - Auto Engine repair, Mechanical Aptitude, Disassembles, and rebuilds production equipment. 
  • Job related experience for 2 year(s) minimum
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Experience working in an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: Machine mechanics & Troubleshooting skills
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
  • Works in confined area(s).


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $27.14

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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