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Maintenance Mechanic

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Saratoga Springs, NY, US, 12866

Date:  Jul 8, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  9478

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.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, installs, erects, moves and/or dismantles all types of machinery and auxiliary production equipment.
  • Inspects job site and equipment to be dismantled, erected or moved; analyzes blueprints and schematics; estimates weight of loads to be handled, lifted, clearances and recommends support equipment needed.
  • Selects and transports tools, machinery, and materials needed for assignment.
  • Fabricates sheet metal and structural units as needed: guarding, steps, stairs, conveyors, elevators, and platforms and sets in place.
  • Splices ropes and cables as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance for building and grounds as necessary.
  • Maintains all shop tools and equipment and performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
  • Communicates pertinent information to next shift.
  • Directs efforts of contract labor on specific assignments.
  • May be required to go to customer(s) to troubleshoot equipment and/or finished cans.
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management.  Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
  • Communicates with the emergency coordinator (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager (EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.
  • Understands and responds effectively to EC directions during emergencies by being familiar with emergency procedures, equipment, and systems, as necessary. Implements contingency plan to the level required by the position.
  • Understands, completes, and maintains environmental documentation for which the individual is trained, or as directed by the EC, EFP, or EM (i.e., inspections, labeling, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, etc.). Reports to the EC, EFP, or EM on the status of assigned responsibilities.
  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation, through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC, EFP/EM. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.

 

Position Requirement & Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • Job-related experience for 4 years minimum.
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard engineering 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.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Possesses general carpentry skills.
  • Ability to arc weld, MIG weld, TIG weld, and use oxy-acetylene equipment (stainless, carbon, steel, and aluminum).
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to perform basic plumbing and piping.
  • Ability to perform basic structural and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to use basic machine shop equipment, i.e., lathes, mills, and grinders.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: welding, brazing, burning, bending, heat treatment of metals, shearing and drilling, machine shop theory and practices, nomenclature of assigned equipment.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
  • Works in confined area(s).

 

Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviors:
Inspire

  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and self-reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses      

Connect

  • Instils Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Interpersonal Intelligence: Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people       

Achieve

  • Demonstrated Results: Consistently achieves results even under tough circumstances

 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $$36.55 an hour  (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.

 

Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx).  All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes.  If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Nearest Major Market: Albany

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