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Plant Technical Trainer (FE)

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 7C1

Date:  Nov 19, 2022
Job Category:  Quality/ Continuous Improvement
Req. ID:  21571

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 aluminum cans, 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.

 

 

Primary purpose of the position:

Executes training of plant floor personnel using classroom and on-the-job training for the operation and maintenance of production equipment, job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe and effective performance of the work assignment.

 

What will you be responsible for:

  • Leads and assists in developing training program components and/or methods of training, to include: 
  • Assessment and documentation of employees in procedural competencies
  • Revises instructional material documents based on current requirements/practices
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Supports components of new employee onboarding, championing Ball Corporation’s company culture and Drive For Ten values.
  • Administers training records and tracks training progress as prescribed by the plant training program guidelines, and reports progress regularly to individual trainees, supervisors and other stakeholders.
  • Evaluates employee proficiency using the skills matrix.
  • Coordinates and schedules training with plant training resources, using Microsoft Office tools. 
  • Trains to and complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Accesses, inputs, and exports information from plant computer systems, and the learning management system (LMS).
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Required to work assigned schedule as determined by plant location which may be 8-hour shifts, Monday through Friday, 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.
  • Champions continuous improvement of plant technical training effectiveness. 

 

Position Requirement & competencies:

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • Job-related experience for 4 years minimum in high-speed manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively train plant floor employees on safe and effective operations of plant production equipment and processes, utilizing adult learning techniques and constructively delivers feedback on training progress.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple projects, perform complex tasks, organize and follow through consistently and work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills to include but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and other company specific systems (BPLM, HMI’s, Infinity and JD Edwards)
  • Strong written and oral communication, facilitation and presentation skills (communicate at all levels of the organization)
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Be inclusive of new hires and continuous development of employees
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard can and end making techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Understands and responds effectively to EC directions during emergencies by being familiar with emergency procedures, equipment, and systems, as necessary. Implements contingency plan to the level required by the position.
  • Understands, completes, and maintains environmental documentation for which the individual is trained, or as directed by the EC, EFP, or EM (i.e., inspections, labelling, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, etc.). Reports to the EC, EFP, or EM on the status of assigned responsibilities.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.
  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs duties as required to insure compliance with the plant's quality standards.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of product defects

Job Grade:  Global Grade 8 

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