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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Machinist in Conroe, Texas

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TX - Conroe

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Who We Are:

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable 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 18,500 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Job Duties:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • 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. Receives verbal instructions, blueprints and work orders. Makes drawings or sketches of parts to be made or repaired.

  • Interprets drawings, calculates and determines indices, tapers and other dimensions to be used for part(s).

  • Performs layout work as required.

  • Receives tools and paperwork; establishes and maintains logbooks.

  • Selects and grinds tools, adjusting tools, speeds and feed rates for efficient machining. Machines parts to precision requirements of tolerance and finish.

  • Sets up and operates machine tools, lathes, grinders, mills, and hones.

  • Performs dismantling, fitting or assembly work required for maintenance or production equipment.

  • Repairs and maintains all assigned machines and equipment.

  • Assists in inspection of tooling and operates most inspection equipment.

  • May be required to go to customer(s) to troubleshoot equipment.


Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or equivalent.

  • Job-related experience for 5 years minimum.

  • Working knowledge of the following areas: standard machine shop and tool and die practices; knowledge of metallurgy, heat treatment, welding, and brazing; nomenclature of assigned equipment.

  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard machining techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Ability to demonstrate skill in operation of grinders, lathes, drill presses, and other machine shop equipment, working to tolerances of up to ± .000050.

  • Ability to read blueprints.

  • Ability to demonstrate skills relating to tool and die work.

  • Ability to work with basic math, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

  • Ability to describe the sequence of operations to complete the job.

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


Limited relocation for this position is Available

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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