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Production Associate

Company:  Ball Corporation

Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 7C1

Date:  Mar 18, 2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  26630

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Production Associate positions opened NOW 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.


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, use hand and power tools, read, write and comprehend written material.
  • Ability to operate fork truck and aerial lift, if required.
  • Knowledge of machine mechanics and troubleshooting skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, 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


Salary begins at 29,79$/h

Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday (4 IN/4 OFF)

Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed.





Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range 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.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

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