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Director of Plant Operations

Company: Ball Corporation
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

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. We are growing!!!! As part of our growth plans, we are looking to expand our manufacturing capabilities in Bowling Green, KY.Primary Purpose of Position:The Director, Operations manages operational processes from start to finish in assigned plant. They work with their plant leadership teams to manage operations in the plant and achieve assigned production and operational goals. What will you be responsible? Responsible for the overall safety performance in the plant by ensuring plant focus on programs, procedures and KPI's in accordance with Ball safety programs.Provide oversight for the operations management team including production, engineering, maintenance, quality and safety along with a strong connection to planning, procurement, logistics, finance and human resources.Ensures plant performance is closely linked to customer requirements.Confirms the plant complies with all environmental regulations by maintaining effective environmental programs.Ensures the plant uses Ball's Integrated Management System, as well as the associated Quality, Food Safety, Environmental, and Health & Safety Systems. (ISO 9001, 14001, 22001, 45001).Works collaboratively as a member of the plant leadership team, providing direction and collaborating with central support functions including finance, Lean Six Sigma, quality, commercial, integrated business planning, engineering, sourcing, human resources, health/safety, and technical services.Develops and manages the plant budget and operating plans.Supports the achievement of plant-level KPI's in areas of EHS, quality, delivery, cost and human resources.Responsible for the selection, training, growth and development of shift and staff personnel to attain organizational goals.Supports positive employee relations in the plant, including with local/national union leadership, if applicable.May be responsible for special projects related to other functional areas.Orchestrate activities, assignments and projects to maintain optimal level of customer service for both internal and external customers. What are we looking for? Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experienceBachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain (MBA-Preferred).Job related experience for 6 year(s) minimum.5 years of manufacturing leadership experience (high speed manufacturing/packaging preferred).Demonstrated successful experience using Lean Six Sigma principles in manufacturing.Highly Matrixed/High Growth Organization Experience.Working knowledge of the following areas: company policies, procedures, and products; general administrative principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures; generally accepted managerial practices and procedures; business principles, legal practices, customer needs and expectations, and manufacturing operations.Ability to participate with functional counterparts within the organization at the earliest stages of planning and development to meet plant objectives; directing, allocating the plant's resources, timing, etc., resources needed to assure meeting the plant's objectives.Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.10% travel Relocation may be available for this position. Compensation &BenefitsHiring Salary Range: $ 113,000- 176,000 (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 Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx). All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in "@." Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes. If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at . If you have applied to a position and have been asked for personal information through LinkedIn, please notify LinkedIn directly. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and VeteransSDL2017

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