Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Engineer, Quality & Manufacturing Principal in Westminster, Colorado
Engineer, Quality & Manufacturing Principal
CO - Westminster
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Who We Are:
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.
For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Provides coatings technical/quality support for the quality function and internal/external customers as directed.
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment. This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions and participating in plant safety meetings and inspections as necessary.
Maintains an awareness and complies with all environmental management requirements.
Coordinates and prepares cost estimates and submittals.
Plans and performs development projects for materials and mechanical improvements. Develops objectives, project criteria and budgets. Initiates and evaluates actions to meet agreed objectives and criteria.
Solicits, investigates, originates, and implements improvements for the manufacturing engineering process for the purpose of increased production, reduced product cost, and improved quality.
Leads in awareness of technical progress in materials, support areas, and production equipment. Initiates technical meetings to review problems and seek improvements.
Leads in and implements programs to introduce and qualify new materials, products, processes, and/or equipment in plants and with our customers. Oversee the installation or erection of all types of machinery and auxiliary support equipment. Estimate weight of loads and determine equipment required to safely perform task.
Develops and participates in technical liaison with customers and suppliers to improve products, processes, and equipment.
- Leads in and provides liaison and technical support to other disciplines: container engineering, sales, project engineering, and purchasing.
Contributes to and assists in the dissemination of process and manufacturing technology within the company through the container and tooling specification (CTS) book, vendor specification (VS) and customer specification (CS) files, bills of materials, information bulletins, material authorization forms (MAF), etc.
Review project scopes, draft and analyze blueprints, may assist in specifying production equipment, overseeing system installations, investigations, technology, and working with equipment vendors. Leads in and originates specifications for equipment, materials, and processes to support manufacturing or marketing needs.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience
Job related experience for 6 year(s) minimum
Demonstrated Expertise: engineering/manufacturing processes/practices, ISO nomenclature/ procedures, quality assurance principles
Demonstrated leadership skills with an extreme focus on integrity and safety
Highly matrixed organization and high speed manufacturing experience
Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills
Experience with Lean Six Sigma (Preferred)
60% of travel
Demonstrated Ball Leadership Skills:
Inspirational Role Model–Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.
Authentic Leadership–Demonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.
Leadership Presence–Inspires trust in the broader organization. Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and move forward through complexity.
Relationship Builder–Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples’ differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.
People Grower–Encourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.
Culture Champion–Consciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business. Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.
Results Oriented–A desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals, and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.
Future Catalyst–Communicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.
Breakthrough Strategist–Sees connections others don’t see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.
Relocation for this position is Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.