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Company:  Ball Corporation

Tampa, FL, US, 33617

Date:  Apr 21, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  7724

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy.  Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.)   Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place.   BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION.  JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.


We have an opening for an Machinist for our Tampa, FL location.  If you possess an interest and have an aptitude for machining check out the details below.


What will your average week look like?


  • You will set up and operate machine tools, lathes, grinders, drill press and milling machines
  • Repair and maintain machines and equipment
  • Assist in the operation and inspection of tooling equipment
  • Assist customers to troubleshoot equipment
  • Make drawings or sketches of parts to be made or repaired thru blueprints, work orders and/or verbal instructions
  • You will perform dismantling, fitting or assembly work necessary for maintenance or production equipment
  • You will select and grind tools, adjust tools, speeds and feed rates for efficiency machining
  • Follow job safety practices, policies, and procedures for safe performance of assignments
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in
    appropriate areas and follow safety practices
  • Work a 12 hour rotating shift, it is expected to be 4 on / 4 off. Shifts will rotate from days to nights every 4 weeks. 


What are we looking for?


  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ job related experience
  • Working experience with close tolerances
  • Manual Machinist experience a MUST Have.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Operate and set up grinders, machine tools, grinders, mills, lathes and drill presses
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: standard machine shop and tool and die practices; knowledge of metallurgy, heat treatment, welding and brazing; knowledge of nomenclature of assigned equipment.
  • Follow EHS procedures including maintaining compliance to certification requirements and use appropriate PPE for each assigned task; make recommendations to improve ergonomics, health and safety of work.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Houry Rate: $ 37.65.
  • 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: Tampa

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