Complete the mission is dedicated to providing veterans with the resources they need in order to be successful in civilian life. Through corporate partnerships and partnerships with local establishments we’re working to provide veterans with the opportunity for full time employment close to home. These jobs typically usually include vacation, retirement, paid holidays and most importantly, health insurance. Check below to see the positions we’re currently trying to fill.

Veteran Employment Opportunities:

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Production Technician
Who Honorably Discharged Veteran
What Production Technician
When Immediately
Where Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Saratoga Springs, NY
Why This employer recognizes the value of hiring a Veteran!
About The Job To apply for this position, please visit careers.ball.com and search for Job ID 659418 under Current Job Openings.

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 15,000 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.

The Saratoga Springs plant is the fifth of Ball Corporation’s metal beverage container plants. It began operation in early 1981and was expanded in 1993. A 153,000 square-foot warehouse was added in 1996. The plant is located on a 23-acre tract in the Grande Industrial Park. The plant’s four high-speed can lines produce billions of infinitely recyclable beverage cans per year for a variety of beer and soft drink customers.

Primary Purpose of Position:
Performs tasks and provides services to support the Saratoga Springs Metal Beverage plant’s production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • 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 ensure compliance with the plant’s quality standards.
  • Performs various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Disassembles, overhauls, and rebuilds production equipment under the supervision of a qualified maintainer.
  • Performs troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on production equipment as required.
  • Required to perform all production technician duties. May be required to rotate among specific production technician assignments within the department as needed. Relieves production technicians for breaks.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • 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.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
  • Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
  • Communication. Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.

Position Requirements:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
  • Mechanical job related experience for 1 year minimum.
  • Troubleshooting skills/experience.
  • Experience working in an industrial environment.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
    o Machine mechanics
    o Troubleshooting skills
  • Must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Action Oriented. Works hard; is action oriented and full of energy; not fearful of acting with a minimum of direction or planning.
  • Customer Focus. Is dedicated to meeting the quality expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Decision Quality. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate.
  • Functional and Technical Skills. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job.
  • Learning on the Fly. Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Building Effective Teams. Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Drive for Results. Can be counted on; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

Working Conditions:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Maintenance and Clean Room Work
Who Janitronics
What Maintenance and Clean Room Work
When September 1, 2016
Where Our jobs are 100% overnight travel from New York to Florida.
Why We have successfully hired veterans in the past. The training and commitment that a veteran demonstrates has proven to be an excellent fit for our company. They have traveled, understand life on the road and have experienced hard work.
About the Job Janitronics has provided optimum environmental conditions for pharmaceutical, research, and nanotechnology corporations for more than twenty years. We have an opportunity for current students and recent graduates to gain real world experience and the skills needed to compete in a highly competitive job market. The motivated candidate will work alongside research and production technicians in a high tech environment while being paid a generous and progressive wage. A comprehensive benefit package, attendance and referral bonuses, and potential transition into technician roles.

The ideal candidate must possess strong communication and computer skills, ability to work as a team member, and flexible to meet ever changing customer needs. Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow established SOP’s and record keeping requirements. Must become comfortable wearing Cleanroom gowns to include face mask and glasses as required at all times.

Starting wage of $18+per hour with increase at six months after one year. Attendance and referral bonuses are also available.

Please respond with your availability to discuss ways to communicate these career opportunities with your contacts.

Maintenance and Repair
Who Zayachek Mechanical LTD
What Maintenance and Repair
When September 1, 2016
Where Our jobs are 100% overnight travel from New York to Florida.
Why you are interested in hiring a veteran?: We have successfully hired veterans in the past. The training and commitment that a veteran demonstrates has proven to be an excellent fit for our company. They have traveled, understand life on the road and have experienced hard work.
How Job Description

Works per diem in waste-to-energy facilities and manufacturing mills. 100% travel is required as well as the ability to get oneself to and from any job site. Must work alternate times and varying work shifts as required to complete job assignments. Work loads are busiest September to June however must be ready, willing and able to work throughout entire year, often with short notice.

Must be motivated, self directing, have a positive attitude and be able to work well in a team culture. Must be able to work alongside customers and other contractors in both union and non-union environments. Must have basic math and communication abilities as well as problem solving skills.

Basic job requirements:

Remove, replace, repair and install industrial related machinery of all types. The majority of this work involves paper making and waste to energy processing equipment. Must perform work in accordance with specifications and work-scopes in a timely and professional manner.

Work with hand tools, power tools, cutting torches, welders, measuring equipment and rigging equipment. Insure tooling and equipment is kept clean, orderly and operational.

Must work safely in an industrial environment. Follow all work and safety rules and actively participate in training and safety meetings. Attendance at annual training conducted at Argyle base of operations is a requirement for continued employment.

Required skills:

Strong mechanical aptitude and experience.
Use of hand and power tools including grinders, saws, drills.

Desired skills:

Proficiency & experience in metal working including stick mig, and tig welding, plasma arc, arc gouging and oxy-acetylene torches
Metal working lay out & fabrication experience.
Forklift and man lift operations
Pipe fitting experience
Technical drawing reading
Optical alignment equipment knowledge and experience.
Knowledge & experience of rigging equipment and practices

Physical requirements:

Ability to occasionally lift up to 80 lbs, climb ladders and work on scaffolding. Routine bending, reaching, stretching, pushing and pulling actions required. Ability to work in a variety of physical positions at various heights to complete specific tasks.

Wear Personal Protective Equipment including but not limited to safety glasses, hardhats, hearing protection, steel toed work boots, ½ face and full face respirators (must be able to be certified in ability to wear respirators), and protective coveralls as required on every job site.

Medical, dental and vision benefits after 90 days. 401k after 1 year. Paid training. Clothing and company jacket allotted. Hourly rate, per diem, overtime. Time and 1/2 on Saturday and double time on Sundays.

Full time cook
Who Honorably Discharged Veteran
What Construction
When Immediately
Where A family owned construction company in the City of Troy
Why This small business owner recognizes the value of hiring a Veteran!
How Please inquire through our contact page.
Full time cashier
Who Honorably Discharged Veteran
What Construction Production Manager
When Immediately
Where Regional construction company
Why This small business employer recognizes the value of hiring a Veteran!
How Please inquire through our contact page.

Please contact Complete the Mission Project at info@completethemissionproject.org if you are interested in any of these open positions!
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