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Director of Plant Operations

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Date:  Oct 10, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  12053

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

 

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

 

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

 

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

 

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

 

 

Job Description

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 for?

  • 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 or work-related experience.
  • Bachelor 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).
  • Highly Matrixed/High Growth Organization Experience.
  • 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.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 113,500 - 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, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.

 

 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 “@ball.com.” 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 https://jobs.ball.com/.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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