Quality Technician at Ball Metalpack

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Are you detail-oriented & enjoy putting out a high-quality product? Check out this opportunity to be part of the Milwaukee, Ball Metalpack team and contribute to our growth and success. We offer an annual compensation rate of $60,000 - $65,000 annually and great benefits!

Ball Metalpack is the leading supplier of steel-cans for food and household products, and the largest aerosol-can manufacturer in North America. Previously part of Ball Corporation, we're a newly formed company with 130 years of experience, and we're proud to continue our legacy as an industry leader in innovative, next-generation packaging solutions. We are growing our 1,300+ team members in our 10 domestic locations and are adding an additional production line to our Milwaukee plant! The Steel-Can business is booming! Come join in our success!

#1 Safety, #2 Quality, #3 Shipping Product. In that order!

Schedule: 12 hour shift. 3 days on, 4 days off, 4 days on, 3 days off. (3-4-4-3) With this schedule you will have 3 or 4 days off a week.

Typical Shift: 6pm -- 6am

What are we looking for in you?

  • You work in a safe manner 100% of the time and look out for your coworker's safety as well.

  • You must be self-managed. Once you are trained and have proven your competence, you will be expected to carry out the daily tasks of the role with minimal supervision. However, you aren't alone. You'll be working with an experienced crew of steel-can makers that all have the same quality expectations as you.

  • You are a positive influence on your coworkers. When debates occur, you listen and learn before supporting your position. Every conflict is an opportunity to learn and/or teach.

  • You feel comfortable standing up for what is right, while keeping your emotions in check.

  • You measure a portion of your personal success by measuring your team's success.

  • You pride yourself on excellent attendance and work ethic.

  • You can regularly reach and grab an object from over your head as well as from the floor level.

  • You can set-up, move, and use platforms, such as step ladders or rolling stairs.

  • You can walk throughout our shop floor while carrying hand tools or small loads.

  • You can use your hands to manipulate measurement tools and steel-food-cans

  • You can climb stairs and ladders.

  • You are dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of external & internal customers

  • You make decisions based on facts. You investigate hearsay until you are satisfied that you have the best-known information before making a decision.

Primary Purpose of Position:

  • Carry out the product quality control plans by performing product quality checks on materials, at the production lines, and by helping make decisions on the disposition of materials that may have some type of defect.

  • Keeps our product safe from contamination by auditing Safe Quality Food processes throughout the plant.

  • Be detail oriented as the quality role is required to document the results of most tasks that we do.

  • Holding plant employees accountable for following all of the required processes and rules.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts inspections of in-process materials and in-process finished products to meet customer specifications. This includes but is not restricted to measuring steel-can attributes in order to confirm our quality specifications are being met. Performs other checks as required.

  • Advises production when inspection results do not meet customer specifications.

  • Performs record keeping, Hold-For-Inspection (HFI), and related duties as required.

  • Performs troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on inspection equipment as required.

  • Performs organizational duties, including maintaining an organized and clean work area, complying with 5S guidelines.

  • Communicates pertinent information to next crew.

  • 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 to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.

  • Participates in teams and work groups with goal of continuous improvement.

  • Required to work scheduled shift per the needs of the plant. While the regular working cycle of this position is usually a 3-4-4-3 continuous schedule, working hours may vary as specified by management. You must be able to work overtime as needed.

  • Interacts with customers to verify quality and satisfaction.


At Ball Metalpack, we offer a comprehensive, total rewards package including Competitive pay and Benefits package options:

  • Salary $60k-$65k

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid vacation and holidays to rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and your family.

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match.

  • Variety of company paid and voluntary insurance plans including life, personal accident and disability insurance.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

Ball Metalpack is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, protected disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.