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Field Service Technician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Plzeň, CZ, 318 00

Date:  Sep 26, 2022
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  13233

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.



Position overview:

As a Field Service Technician you will provide support on all main process equipment in our plants throughout the EMEA region (travel around 50%).


You will support plants on urgent repairs, overhauls and problem solving when required. Part of your responsibility will also be to generate and distribute best practice guidelines, prepare and train maintenance procedures, and support projects through installation, commissioning and start-up support of process equipment to ensure projects deliver production efficiencies and spoilage.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Unload, inspect and prepare machinery and sub-assemblies on arrival at Wellness Centre
  • Repair and rebuild of mechanical equipment and sub-assemblies according to manufacturer’s drawings and documentation
  • Travel to plants to replace and repair equipment and sub-assemblies.
  • Provide specialised technical support by guiding teams on improvements or problem solving on process equipment.
  • Generate technical reports.
  • Project support with the install, commission and support start-up of new equipment. Working with suppliers, preparing mechanical assemblies within the Wellness Centre or in a Plant to ensure execution of the project within time and cost.
  • Generate and provide technical materials and training for process equipment to assist in the development of technical skills and knowledge on new and existing equipment.
  • Ensure drawings and records are up to date and filed in accordance with policies.
  • Provide standardisation of process equipment through the generation and distribution of ‘best practises’. Keep up to date on ‘best practises’ from other Regions and establish suitability for our Regions process equipment.
  • Carry out process equipment audits to ensure equipment is within specification. Generate reports and recommendations and highlight actions for any out-of-specification items.
  • Work with suppliers and OEM’s to keep up dated on latest developments and improvements that can be implemented to reduce maintenance time and improve equipment life.


Experience and skills required:

  • Experience in a similar role (Maintenance Technician or Engineer) within high-speed manufacturing/industrial environment.
  • Qualification in a Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Confident use of lathes, mills, grinding machines, hand tools.
  • Experience in working with hydraulics, pneumatics, and precision measuring (micrometers, calipers, slip gauges, etc.)
  • Read mechanical assembly drawings and work from them.
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and fault finding skills
  • Experience of working in a workshop environment and knowledge of machine shop processes and practices.
  •  Effective communication skills across all levels and cultures.
  • Fluent in English




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


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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