Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Associate Engineer, Production Container in Westminster, Colorado
Associate Engineer, Production Container
CO - Westminster
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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.
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Primary Purpose of Position:
Provide technical support for the production-container engineering functions as directed.
Assists in establishing job priorities, plans activities, schedules, and guides coordinators, drafters, and designers.
Assists in investigating and implementing improvements to container tooling, products and methods of manufacturing for the purpose of increased production, reduced product cost, and improved quality.
Assists in investigating, developing, and implementing container-related cost improvements in material usage, operating practices, and equipment utilization.
Assists in investigating and preparing AFE level cost estimates.
Responsible for maintaining awareness of technical progress in general engineering, container tooling products and metal forming technology. Initiates technical meetings to review problems and improvements to suppliers, plants, licensees, and joint ventures. Maintains technical liaison with suppliers.
Updates container product, tooling specification drawings, and disseminates this information through the container and tooling specification (CTS) book.
Responsible for providing technical support to plants, licensees, joint ventures, customers, and other
engineering groups. Participates in troubleshooting investigations and corrective action of container product
and product-related equipment.
Assists in qualifying, and implementing aluminum materials, products and product design from internal
developments, suppliers, competitors and technical institutions for the plant line evaluation.
Provides liaison and technical support to other disciplines of the production engineering and other
Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
Assists in initiating, review, and following of all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
Maintains the professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience.
Job related experience for 1 year(s) minimum
Certifications/Licenses/Other: Mechanical Engineering degree preferred.
Working knowledge of the following areas: Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
Working knowledge of CAD systems - NX experience a plus.
Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
Must be able to handle sensitive and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
Works under supervision/or follows specific detailed instructions following established procedures.
Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
40% of travel
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.