Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Palletizer Operator in Fort Worth, Texas

Who We Are:

Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball’s unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers’ mission, we are there to help them achieve it.

Ball’s beverage packaging, which delivers more than just a cold drink. We pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching. From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.

With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.

The Ball metal beverage packaging facility in Fort Worth, Texas, has been manufacturing aluminum cans for the beverage industry since 1976. The plant operates multiple high-speed production lines that make a variety of can sizes for well-known beer and beverage customers. The plant employs more than 175 dedicated team members who together produce more than 5 million infinitely recyclable beverage cans each day.

Job Duties:

Essential Functions:

  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies, and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • Performs duties as required to insure compliance with the plant's quality standards.
  • Stages and maintains packaging materials and follows correct packaging/banding procedures.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.
  • Performs clean-up, painting and housekeeping duties.
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Communication. Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Ability to meet the knowledge, skills, abilities, physical requirements, and working conditions set forth in these essential functions and responsibilities and on the attached Physical Demands Assessment.
  • Maintains an awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • Communicates with the emergency coordinator (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager (EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
  • This position regularly requires a high degree of mental effort due to considerable.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
  • Job-related experience for 2 years minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products.
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard can and end making techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to learn operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • 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 nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products, and quality standards.
  • Ability to learn to identify product defects.
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to operate fork truck and aero lift if required.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.
  • May require forklift license.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to organize, plan, and prioritize.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to concentrate and pay attention to details.
  • Must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is NOT Available.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Title: Palletizer Operator

Job ID: 662928

Location: TX - Fort Worth

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular