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Production Technician- Relo available!

Company:  Ball Corporation

Waddell, AZ, US, 85355

Date:  May 15, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  8970

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.


 Ball Corporation is growing and we are looking for new team members for our new facility in Glendale AZ.


 If you have experience working in a mechanical/industrial environment,  we would like to speak to you about our Production/Maintenance Technician role!


Interviewing now for a July 27 start date!

*Relocation is available*


 Tasks & Responsibilities

  • 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 guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs duties as required to ensure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
  • Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Disassembles, overhauls, and rebuilds production equipment under the supervision of a qualified maintainer.
  • Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • May operate forklift during routine performance of duties.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product to meet customer specifications.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.
  • Rotates through workstations as needed for coverage, relief, and training purposes as required in conjunction with on-the-job training.
  • May operate can line briquetter, end line baler, and slug accumulator.
  • Initiates, reviews and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.


Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Education Equivalency Required
  • Job related experience for 1 year(s) minimum
  • Troubleshooting skills/experience
  • Experience working in an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of machine mechanics
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Ability to learn operating principles and nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products
  • Ability to learn nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products, and quality standards
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to operate fork truck and aero lift
  • May require forklift license
  • Works in 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 practice


This opportunity offers a starting hourly rate of $27.39 with the potential for an increase at 6, 12, and 18 months of employment. extremely competitive benefits package including insurance date of hire, trade day policy for increased flexibility, 401k and employee stock ownership program with match, bonus program, and pension plan.


Compensation & Benefits

  • 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 “” 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


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Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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