Ball Corporation Palletizer Operator in St Paul, Minnesota
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Primary purpose of the position:
Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant's production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.
Essential Responsible Areas:
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 duties as required to insure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
Performs routine manual or mechanical production functions necessary to operate the production equipment to meet customer specifications.
Stages and maintains packaging materials and follows correct packaging/banding procedures.
Inputs data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
Conducts inspection of in-process or finished product.
Responsible for replenishing supplies required for assigned area.
Performs record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
May operate can line briquetter. Ensures briquetter is running properly. Removes all briquettes from the conveyor, stacks briquettes on pallets according to scrap class, and weighs and tags scrap pallets for shipment.
May operate end line baler and slug accumulator. Removes all bales and loads them onto trailer. Removes/replaces accumulation boxes for slugs, and weighs and tags accumulation boxes for shipment.
May operate can line palletizer and depalletizer.
May restack and load empty coil pallets for return to aluminum suppliers.
May prepare for shipment returnable drums, totes, and vendor return loads.
Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
May be required to rotate among specific operator assignments within the department as needed. Relieves operators for breaks.
Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
May be required to go to customer(s) to troubleshoot equipment and/or finished cans.
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 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.
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 Requirement & competencies:
High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
Job-related experience for 2 years minimum.
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 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.
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.
Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
Working knowledge of the following areas: nomenclature of all assigned equipment and products.
Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics.
May require forklift license.
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).
Compensation & Benefits
Hiring Salary Range: $ xxx,xxx- xxx,xxx (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
Other Compensation: This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.
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