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Production Line Maintainer's

Company:  Ball Corporation

Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE

Date:  20-Jun-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  17348

Production Line Maintainer's


  • 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 – Pension, bonus etc.
    We are currently looking to recruit multi skilled engineer’s to complement our canning department at our site in Wakefield. In this role you will be responsible for utilising your electrical/mechanical skills to support the business in meeting its EHS, efficiency, production and costs targets. In order to focus on continuous improvement this role will encompass both reactive and preventative maintenance.
    You will be based at our manufacturing site in Wakefield, which produces upwards of 8 million cans per day for the beverage industry. Our site is directly next to Coca Cola Enterprises on the Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate.
    This position reports into a shift manager. The plant operates a 4 on 4 off shift pattern a combination of both days and nights.
    ·Machine operation and maintenance, running of process equipment on the manufacturing line.
    ·To maintain the equipment within their area of responsibility in such a condition that quality standards are maintained.
    ·To take the necessary corrective actions and report the non-conformities to the Team Leader and the relevant depts.
    ·To maximise production and minimise spoilage during the manufacturing process.
    ·To carry out the necessary safe repairs to equipment as and when required.
    ·To carry out the set up checks that may follow maintenance work.
    ·To maintain the housekeeping in a satisfactory and safe condition throughout the plant.
    ·To maintain safe working practices and comply with any legal environmental and safety requirements and/or checks.
    ·On maintenance days, carry out the repairs, preventive maintenance, etc. as directed by the Engineering Dept.
    ·Use of ancillary equipment i.e.: fork trucks (following RTITB training)
    ·To promote quality improvement and preventative actions by involvement in continuous improvement activities to meet the key performance objectives and targets.
    ·Fork truck driving (when licensed); line duties i.e.: scrap bins, warehouse duties i.e.: stacking pallets or loading lorries, depal servicing and offloading incoming materials.
    ·Assisting in the maintaining of the production flow throughout the manufacturing process.
    ·Risk assess all proposed mechanical and electrical work to ensure that the work can be and is done safely.
    ·Safe fault finding and tuning of electrical/electronic equipment to ensure the safe and efficient running of the manufacturing process.
    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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