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Operator Press

Company:  Ball Corporation

Verona, VA, US, 24482

Date:  Mar 2, 2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  26626

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

***Only applications with a resume will be considered.


Being part of the Ball facility is:

  • Enjoying competitive benefits
  • Participating in a vast sustainable development project
  • Developing your skills and opportunities for advancement


Are you the next operator we're looking for?  The press operator is responsible for processing coils through press to create slugs, including constant quality checks.


Essential Job Functions/Duties:

  • Place coil on uncoiler and prepare for running.
  • Remove scrap coil from upcoiler and place on drip pan.
  • Must be able to recognize quality problems when doing quality checks and make minor adjustments.
  • Maintain good housekeeping through out the shift, and do cleaning at the end of the shift.
  • Maintain standard practice sheets by file when finished.
  • Be on the production floor no later than ten minutes before the beginning of the 12 hour shift.
  • Communication with the previous shift’s operator to assure a smooth transition from shift to shift, and to keep the press running.
  • Any other tasks assigned by management including; assisting management in the training of new employees and the maintenance of a clean and organized work area.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by management including; assisting management in the training of new employees.
  • Regular, consistent and on-time attendance is required.
  • Assure that labels are accurate and for the order currently on the line.
  • Place labels on appropriate boxes.
  • Complete slug order by finishing slugs according to specs (using vibratory tumbler or blaster).
  • Do weight check of boxes once product is in place.
  • Seal boxes and pack skids.
  • Identify N/C product and advise supervisor immediately.  Communicate with previous packers to assure a smooth transition from the previous shift
  • Communicate with other packers, supervisors and operator to assure that clean downs are done in a timely manner.
  • Make certain that packed boxes are labeled correctly, have the correct amount of weight packed and that they are stacked on the skid correctly.
  • Communicate with Supervisor to ensure that inability of packing station to keep up with press output can be addressed


Minimal Requirements to be considered for the role:

  • Safety-First mindset and adherence to all Personal Protective Equipment Guidelines.
  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • 1 years manufacturing experience required.
  • Mechanically inclined recommended.
  • Ability to work in hot and cold conditions.
  • Team oriented mindset and able to work well with others.
  • Must be able to operate power equipment and power tools.
  • Can perform physically rigorous task



 Compensation & Benefits


-  Hiring Salary Range: $22.90/Hour (eligible for increase after 6 months)
-  [This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.]
- Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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