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Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Dec 5, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  14136

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 the position:

Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant's production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • 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.
  • Operates forklift during routine performance of duties.
  • Prepares documentation for incoming and outgoing materials and finished goods.
  • Maintains accurate files, records, and logs of incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Coordinates and trains plant personnel in warehouse duties.
  • Develops and maintains efficient procedures for receiving incoming materials, stock storage location plan, stock storage allocation, first-in first-out (FIFO) material usage and product usage. Keeps current accounting of materials and finished goods.
  • Coordinates with the supervisor and line scheduler the establishment of methods involving personnel, equipment, area use and space allocation, maintenance, material handling, safety and environmental procedures, loading and unloading trucks, spoilage, damage, methods of handling scrap and waste materials, drum storage, labeling and identification, accounting and reporting methods, and training.
  • Conducts inspection of materials used for packaging, inspects trailers and air bags, and monitors for abuse of equipment.
  • Unloads, receives, inspects, and stages raw materials, scrap, dunnage, packaging materials, chemicals, and other supplies.
  • Removes finished products from the production areas ensuring proper identification, banding, and labeling to meet customer specifications.
  • Weighs coil stock and prepares it for production.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies in assigned areas.
  • Ensures finished goods are properly documented for shipment.
  • Stages and loads finished goods in accordance with warehouse production control schedule.
  • Coordinates all processed scrap materials at briquetter, hoppers, and gondolas. Bands, weighs, stores, and loads trucks as necessary.
  • Conducts inspection of and routine preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.


Position Requirement & competencies:

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • Job-related experience for 3 years minimum.
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard warehousing 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.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Maintains an awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • Possesses good organizational, communication, and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Ability to pass an approved forklift test.
  • Required on-the-job and classroom training.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: forklift maintenance and operation; rules and regulations for handling batteries or LP gas tanks; nomenclature of assigned equipment.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Rate: $27.39 (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.


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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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