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Lead Technician - Back End

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Jan 7, 2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  15146

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.

 

 

Primary Purpose of Position:

Leads personnel in the on-floor efforts for the operation and maintenance of production equipment.  Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing the production equipment to meet customer specifications.  Performs on-the-job training and development of assigned personnel.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs duties as required to insure compliance with the plant's quality standards.
  • Disassembles, overhauls, and rebuilds production equipment.
  • Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process materials and in-process and finished product.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies, materials, parts, and tooling required for assigned area.
  • Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
  • Communicates pertinent information to next shift.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
  • Reviews SOPs and control plans relevant to their area on a regular basis.
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.

 
Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Education Equivalency Required
  • Job related experience for 3 year(s) minimum
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products, and plant quality standards.
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard can and end making techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Maintains awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Ability to identify product defects.
  • Ability to effectively train personnel.
  • Ability to effectively lead personnel.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and aerolift, if required.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Ability to interact with customers, suppliers or vendors.
  • 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: $37.65/ hour (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • 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.

 

 Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx).  All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes.  If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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


Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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