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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Designer I in Westminster, Colorado

Job Title:

Designer I

Job ID:



CO - Westminster

Full/Part Time:




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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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Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:

Provides technical support for the research and development function as directed.

Essential Functions:

  • Uses Siemens NX to generate 3D model files and associated dimensional drawings for high speed metal forming tools, machine change parts, and product testing equipment.

  • Uses Siemens NX to generate 3D model files of products, renderings of products, and associated tooling layouts and analysis.

  • Responsible for maintaining technical drawing database including entry, metadata, revisions, and archiving.

  • Generates, maintains, and follows geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) drawing standards and templates.

  • Generates, maintains, and utilizes technical drawing templates.

  • Participates in preparing bill of materials (BOM’s) and parts lists.

  • Works with 3rd party grinding and machine shops to accurately communicate technical drawing intent when tooling drawing questions arise.

  • Takes direction from and interacts with engineers to generate designs.

  • Recommends software and processes that ensure our drafting and technical documentation systems are efficient, accurate and preserved.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience

  • Engineering Degree or Associates/Technical Degree in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) or Equivalent

  • Job related experience using Siemens NX for 6 months minimum

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and Outlook

  • Experience in drafting of tooling and high tolerance fits preferred

  • Strong ability to read and understand engineering and isometric drawings

  • Understanding of tooling drawings, dimensioning, and basic part machining operations

  • Understanding/experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Knowledge of tooling fits and finishes

  • Effective in a small team environment with multiple projects and minimal oversight

  • Experience using hand held metrology equipment a plus

  • Experience with BlueCielo Meridian and/or Siemens Teamcenter a plus

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

  • 0-5% 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.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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