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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Printer Operator in Kent, Washington

Job Title:

Printer Operator

Job ID:

667801

Location:

WA - Kent

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

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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 more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:

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

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.

  • 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.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.

  • Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

  • Works under general supervision.

  • Communication. Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to meet the knowledge, skills, abilities, physical requirements, and working conditions set forth in this position description and on the attached Physical Demands Assessment.

  • 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:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.

  • 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.

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is NOT 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.

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