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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Inside Spray Operator in Kent, Washington

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 various manual or mechanical production functions by operating and making minor adjustments to the production equipment to meet customer specifications.

  • Assists in making major adjustments or mechanical repairs to the production equipment.

  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.

  • Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.

  • Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.

  • Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.

  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.

  • Relieves operators for breaks. Required to perform all operator duties.

  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.

  • Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.

  • Communicates pertinent information to next shift.

  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.

  • Rotates through workstations as directed by management.

  • 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 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.

  • Communicates with the emergency coordinator (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager (EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.

  • 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, labeling, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, etc.). Reports to the EC, EFP, or EM on the status of assigned responsibilities.

  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation, through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC, EFP/EM. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.

  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.

Position Requirements:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

  • Job-related experience for 1 year minimum.

  • Working knowledge of the following areas: machine mechanics, troubleshooting skills/experience, and experience working in an industrial environment.

  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.

  • Maintains an awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.

  • Ability to learn operating principles of all assigned equipment.

  • Ability to learn nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products.

  • Ability to learn to identify product defects.

  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.

  • Ability to use hand and power tools.

  • Ability to operate a fork truck or aerolift, if applicable.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Must be able to organize, plan, and prioritize.

  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.

  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ xxx,xxx- xxx,xxx (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)

  • Other Compensation: This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.

  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.

Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx). All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes. If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/ .

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