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Apprentice Toolmaker

Company:  Ball Corporation

Waterford, Munster, IE, X91 V62N

Date:  25-Jun-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  19827

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.



The company wishes to recruit an Apprentice Toolmaker.


Job Title:                     Apprentice Toolmaker

Reporting To:             Lead Toolmaker


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Willingness to learn and understand how to operate all equipment needed to build and maintain precision tools
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements.
  • Learn and understand how to apply technical data and drawings.
  • Check the work performed using appropriate measuring equipment.
  • Learn to service and maintain relevant equipment.
  • Follow the directions of assigned trainer / mentor.
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.



  • Good mechanical ability
  • Good basic computer skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail and strong ability to learn new techniques, systems and technologies.
  • Team player, works well with colleagues.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment.


The successful applicant will be trained to a National Standard QQI Level 6 Craft Certificate.


The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of the trade and applicants must be eligible to undertake the SOLAS Standard Based Apprenticeship Programme. (see page on SOLAS apprenticeship) or go to for further information on placement program)

Job Grade: Apprentice 

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