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Production Associate

Company:  Ball Corporation

Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 7C1

Date:  Nov 12, 2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  24073

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.



We are currently recruiting for Production Associates at our metal beverage packaging facility in Whitby, Ontario.

The successful candidate must be capable of performing various manual and mechanical functions within a high speed production environment while fulfilling health, safety, environmental, quality, food and production standards.


Primary Purpose of Position:

Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant’s production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.


What will you be responsible for?

  • 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 ensure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
    Progressive responsibilities will involve various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications .May disassemble, overhaul, and rebuild production equipment under the supervision of a qualified operator.
  • Perform troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.
  • Assist in making adjustments or mechanical repairs to production equipment.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.
  • Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • Work in compliance with standard operating procedures (SOP) and safe quality food (SQF) standards


What are we looking for?

  • Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects.
  • Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend written material.
  • Ability to operate fork truck and aerial lift, if required.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to organize, plan, and prioritize.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to concentrate and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Secondary School graduate – obtained diploma
  • Technical training or equivalent.
  • Must have 3 years previous manufacturing experience and mechanical job related experience
  • Working knowledge of machine mechanics and troubleshooting skills

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