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Production Technician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  25339

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.



We have multiple Production Technician openings at our Pittston, PA  plant.    Production Technicians will perform various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications.  Production Technicians perform tasks and provide services to support the plant’s production goals, overall business plans and objectives, as directed.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Perform duties as required to ensure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
  • Perform various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Perform troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Input data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • Unload, receive, inspect, and stage raw materials, scrap, packaging materials, chemical and other supplies.
  • May operate can line briquetter, end line baler, and slug accumulator.

Minimum Requirements to be considered for the role:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Job related experience for 1 year(s) minimum.
  • Experience working in an industrial environment.
  • Troubleshooting skills/experience such as: auto/diesel engine repair, disassembles, and rebuilding production equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to use hand and power tools.

Additional Preferred Experience:

Experience working with bearings, shafts, pulleys, sprockets, belts and conveyors. 


Compensation & Benefits

  • HOURLY RATE: $28.21
  • 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, please click  "Total Rewards" to vist our career site and  to learn more.


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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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