Maintainer Chemical Process

Ball Corporation
Job Description
Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality metal packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government. Our approximately 18,700 knowledgeable, motivated and customer-focused employees share Ball's high regard for mutual respect, integrity and ethical conduct.

Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation was originally known for the glass canning jars your grandmothers used to use. Today, Ball makes packaging that enables delivery of safe, nutritious food and beverages and convenient household products to consumers around the world. Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs.

Ball's largest business is the manufacture of recyclable beverage cans and ends. A lot of engineering and technology goes into making beverage packaging at speeds of more than 2,000 cans a minute. We operate beverage can facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia - about one in every four beverage cans in the world is made by Ball - and our products are used by the most recognizable beverage brands in the world.

Ball is a Lean/SixSigma environment – exposure to these tools and methods is preferred.

Ball Corporation built their sixth domestic metal beverage packaging manufacturing plant in Conroe in 1987 and began operations in May 1988. Currently, the plant has 182 employees and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Conroe facility is located on a 31-acre tract in an industrial park developed by the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council.

Maintainer Chemical Process 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 a 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 and support functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing the production and support equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Receives, stores, and handles hazardous and non-hazardous acids, caustics, oils and other process materials keeping accurate records of all materials received and shipped.
  • Monitors and adjusts wastewater systems and sludge removal for EPA compliance.
  • Advises management of any violations of environmental procedures regarding labeling, storage or spills of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • Performs troubleshooting on production and support equipment as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production and support equipment as required.
  • Performs on-the-job training and development of assigned personnel.
  • Conducts inspection of in-process materials and in-process and finished product.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies, materials, and parts required for assigned area.
  • Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
  • May perform various lab chemical functions for assigned area.
  • 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.
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: basic knowledge of environmental regulations; knowledge of chemicals, oils, soluble oil compounds, water treatment process techniques, and/or chemical related manufacturing operations; nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products.
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard chemical process techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to identify product defects.
  • Ability to effectively train personnel.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to perform proper handling of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • 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.
  • Works in confined area(s).
  • This position regularly requires a high degree of mental effort due to considerable interruptions and/or frequent changes of activity or workloads during a typical working day.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans. 
 
Please apply by going to our careers page at https://careers.ball.com and searching for job opportunities at our Conroe Texas facility.
 
(Position ID: 663194)
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