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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Engineer, Line Control in Westminster, Colorado

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy. Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.) Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place. BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION. JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

Job Description

Maintain and improve the high level of technology in the Ball plants. To optimize the machine processes to improve cycle time, scrap reduction, quality defects, etc. Work with Production and Engineering to execute process improvements for all lines.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Conducts all work with communication and coordination involving appropriate engineering and plant organizations.

  • Consults with engineering and manufacturing personnel to assure the use of appropriate and consistent technologies.

  • Originates, solicits, investigates, and suggests improvements to electrical equipment, systems, and processes for the purpose of increased production, reduced cost, or improved maintainability.

  • Leverages knowledge of technology improvements in electrical engineering, communicates their existence to the engineering and manufacturing areas, and proposes/coordinates implementation or evaluation of such innovations.

  • Responsible for providing technical support to plants, licensees, joint ventures, and customers.

  • Responsible for preparing designs, PLC programs, bills of materials, spare parts lists, and specifications and overseeing the preparation of drawings for the installation or modification of control systems, power distribution, and lighting.

  • Prepares electrical check-out procedures and participates in check-out and acceptance of equipment and systems.

  • Works with outside consulting firms and vendors used in the design of control, power distribution, and support and service systems.

  • Responsible for the review of vendor and other outside engineering drawings and documents for suitability and compliance with project requirements.

  • Maintains a broad understanding of other engineering disciplines and of the mechanical functions of equipment used in the plants.

  • Assists production and maintenance in isolating complex manufacturing issues whether it is in process, material, or machine functionality related.

  • Upgrade PLC programs for new hardware installation Upgrade equipment to improve maintenance repair time.

  • Rewrite equipment programs for line balancing per the Production/Engineering.

  • Integrate new technology to improve processes (cameras, sensors, etc.).

  • Assist Production & Engineering to solve complex engineering changes

  • Integrate production tracking systems to assist production in data collection

  • Perform start up and standby of equipment assigned areas and shall be able to operate and debug machinery.

What are we looking for?

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

  • Bachelor degree in Instrumentation and Controls or Electrical Engineering.

  • Job related experience for 5 year(s) minimum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 - 5 years of automated manufacturing and high speed manufacturing experience.

  • Experience in Electrical Controls Wiring.

  • PLC Programing: Very Strong Knowledge

  • C Prime/ Structured Text Programming and Allen Bradley Logix family of PLCs. (preferred)

  • Modifying/creating Add On Instructions (AOI)

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $77,200 - $115,500 (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, click here for more info

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