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Palletiser Operator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE

Date:  24-Nov-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  26201

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminium tins, cups and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

Palletiser Operator

Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, Wakefield (WF2),
Shift Work – 4 on 4 off – Days and Nights – 12 hours
Salary £40,234.03+ per annum
Excellent benefits 


Main Duties

  • 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.
  • Maintain and perform maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Stages and maintains packaging materials and follows correct packaging/banding procedures.
  • Input and analyse data on a system terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the system
  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.
  • Making major adjustments or mechanical repairs to production equipment.
  • Responsible for controlling and replenishing supplies required for assigned area.
  • Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • 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.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • 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 the company


Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • NVQ level 3 in relevant field or equivalent
  • Numerate and Literate
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to anaylse and interpret data
  • Mechanically minded
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Results driven
  • Strong attention to detail


Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on site parking
  • Good company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service
  • Paid breaks
  • Discretionary bonus scheme 
  • Regular on site Occupational Health / Physio
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Benevity Giving 



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