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Superintendent, Plant Process (Chemical)

Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Dec 23, 2020
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  5763

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum 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 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.



We are growing!!!!   As part of our growth plans, we are looking to expand our manufacturing capabilities within the Greater Wilkes-Barre area. 


Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for leading chemical process team and driving plant process optimization for the chemical and wastewater treatment area of a high volume, 24/7 manufacturing facility.


Essential Functions:

  • Lead and develop team members and manage resources, activities, and vendors to assure efficient operations for the chemical process area.
  • Establishes, documents, monitors and improves maintenance procedures on equipment.
  • Uses data to diagnose problem areas and leads team through development and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Drives a culture of root cause analysis and continuous improvement.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, manufacturing process areas and the overall plant.
  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation.  Complies with safety procedures and environmental regulations when using, dispensing and handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.

Position Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of areas including, but not limited to:
    • Acid washers, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals, metal forming lubrication systems, wastewater treatment systems, and deionized water and water softening systems.
    • Production processes, product specifications and technology of equipment.
    • Generally accepted supervisory practices and procedures.
  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience.
  • HS Diploma/Equivalency required
  • Job related experience for 5 year(s) minimum.
  • Ability to partner and negotiate with contractors and vendors.
  • Works in both manufacturing and office environments.


Relocation may be available for this position.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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