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Company:  Ball Corporation

Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE

Date:  14-May-2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  27884

Shift Electrician Vacancy 

Position overview:
As a plant Electrician, you will be a member of the wider Maintenance Team that plays a critical part in supporting the plant's overall business plans and objectives as directed. 
Key responsibilities include:
•    Installs and maintains high-speed, industrial process equipment for can and/or end making, power, lighting  control, and PLC logic controls for all production processes and control equipment.
•    Troubleshoots, adjusts and repairs all electrical equipment, components, transducers, and complex timing and inspection devices.
•    Performs preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems.
•    Identifies inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to resolve them.
•    Diagnoses causes of malfunctions and corrects through programmable logic controls. Ensures efficient equipment operation through proper line control programming and proactively suggests methods to improve line performance.
•    Installs and troubleshoots facility power distribution and lighting services.
•    Must display competent ability to wire, assemble, and layout electrical/electronic systems in an extremely neat and professional manner and conform to Ball wiring specifications.
•    Updates wiring schematics and computer program printouts.
•    Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures.
•    Updates wiring schematics and computer program printouts.

Experience and skills required: 
•    Experience in a similar role in a fast-paced manufacturing or industrial company
•    Formal electrical qualification (apprenticeship, HNC/HND, degree etc)
•    Clear communication across all levels and ability to train colleagues as needed
•    Ability to use basic hand and power tools and electronic testing equipment
•    Working knowledge of the following areas: PLCs, solid state circuitry, electronics, electrical-mechanical devices, transmission systems, interface units, AC/DC motors, wiring diagrams and schematics, computers and inspection and digital devices
•    Fluent in English


Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


 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.

Job Grade: Production on Pay Scale


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