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Material Handler

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Jun 8, 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  35793

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging and aerospace solutions. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

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. 

 

The Pittston plant is high-volume, fast-paced 24/7-365 days/year manufacturing environment.   Our crews work 12 ¼ -hour shifts (5:45am-6pm/5:45pm-6am)  working 3 days on/3 days off and rotating from day to night shift every 6 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

  • Hourly Rate: $25.67
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.

 

Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.

 


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range 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.

 

Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging.

 

Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

 

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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