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Deco Maintainer

Company:  Ball Corporation

Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE

Date:  09-Nov-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  23981

Deco Maintainer


  • Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, Wakefield (WF2),
  • Shift Work – 4 on 4 off – Days and Nights – 12 hours
  • Salary £48,768.06+ per annum
  • Excellent benefits – Pension, bonus etc.


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.

Performs duties as required to insure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.

Performs routine manual or mechanical production functions necessary to operate the production equipment to meet customer specifications.

Assists maintainer in performing maintenance on production equipment as required.

Stages and maintains packaging materials and follows correct packaging/banding procedures.

Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.

Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.

Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.

May assist in making major adjustments or mechanical repairs to production equipment.

Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.

Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.

May operate can line briquetter. Ensures briquetter is running properly. Removes all briquettes from the conveyor, stacks briquettes on pallets according to scrap class, and weighs and tags scrap pallets for shipment.

May operate end line baler and slug accumulator. Removes all bales and loads them onto trailer.

Removes/replaces accumulation boxes for slugs, and weighs and tags accumulation boxes for shipment.

May restack and load empty coil pallets for return to aluminum suppliers.

May prepare for shipment returnable drums, totes, and vendor return loads

Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.

Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs, JBSs) for area of responsibility.

May be required to rotate among specific operator assignments within the department as needed. Relieves operators for breaks


May be required to go to customer(s) to troubleshoot equipment and/or finished cans.

Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and thecompany.

Required 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.

Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

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


    Apprenticeship in engineering discipline or Recognised engineering qualification to HNC/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical disciplines. – Essential
    Engineering experience and fault diagnostic role gained within FMCG, Food or heavy engineering environment - Desired but not essential
    Experience of general maintenance work. Electrical or Mechanical – Desired but not essential
    You should have a positive approach to problem solving a drive for continuous improvement and be focused on self-development.  Essential
    Must live within 30 miles of the plant (wf2 0xe) - Essential



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