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Production Technician - $27.39/HR Start Date of Sept. 13, 2021

Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  May 6, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  3173

The starting pay rate is $27.39/hr

  •  Eligible for pay increases the first 1.5 years every 6 months based on performance. 
  • Career path to Maintainer with starting pay of $33.63/hr


  • The Production Technician position is a production/maintenance positon in a high volume manufacturing plant.
  • We will make aluminum beverage cans.  This is a brownfield start up plant-located in the old Techni Glass Plant
  • Fast paced working environment, keeping machines up and running, performing quality checks, meticulous housekeeping requirements, and best of all, our culture is an environment of employee empowerment and continuous improvement in a TEAM environment where you are expected to act like owners

If you would like to be a proud member of our start up plant, apply today for a start date in June 2021.



Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Primary Purpose of Position:

Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications. Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant’s production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.

Essential Functions (10% time spent on these duties)

  • 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 guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs duties as required to ensure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
  • Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Disassembles, overhauls, and rebuilds production equipment under the supervision of a qualified maintainer.
  • Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • May operate forklift during routine performance of duties.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product to meet customer specifications.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.
  • Rotates through workstations as needed for coverage, relief, and training purposes as required in conjunction with on-the-job training.
  • May operate can line briquetter, end line baler, and slug accumulator.
  • Initiates, reviews and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.


Position Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or Education Equivalency Required
  • Job related experience for 1 year(s) minimum
  • Troubleshooting skills/experience
  • Experience working in an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of machine mechanics
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Ability to learn operating principles and nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products
  • Ability to learn nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products, and quality standards
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to operate fork truck and aero lift
  • May require forklift license
  • Works in manufacturing environment
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices

Relocation may be available



Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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