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Maintenance Technician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Plzeň, CZ, 318 00

Date:  29 Sep 2023
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req ID:  30678

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


Position overview:

You will provide technical support to our plants in Europe through maintenance, parts assembly, and troubleshooting. Whilst this is a hands-on role, you will also get the opportunity to share and drive best practice, create training manuals, and support installation and start-up of new plants and additional production lines in existing locations.


This role gives you the chance to develop within our central Engineering department, practice language skills and to travel – planned and call-outs – across the region, predominantly to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the Nordics.


We are open to people with and without industry experience – technical school graduates are welcome!


Key responsibilities include:

  • Unload, inspect and prepare machinery and parts on arrival at Wellness Centre
  • Repair and rebuild of mechanical equipment and parts according to manufacturer’s drawings and documentation
  • Provide specialised technical support in the plants by guiding teams on improvements or problem solving on process equipment.
  • Working with suppliers and preparing mechanical assemblies to support with new equipment installation and start-up.
  • Ensure drawings and records are up to date and filed in accordance with policies.
  • Drive standardisation through the generation and distribution of best practice documents and support in generating training materials.
  • Carry out audits to ensure equipment is within specification. Generate reports and recommendations for any out-of-specification items.
  • Work with suppliers and OEM’s to keep updated on latest developments and improvements that can be implemented to reduce maintenance time and improve equipment life.


Knowledge and experience required:

  • Experience in a role involving preventative, planned, and emergency maintenance in an industrial environment
  • Clear communication across cultures and functions and ability to explain processes to non-technical colleagues.
  • Knowledge of hand tools and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of English


Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

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