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Superintendent Plant Process (Back End)

Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  May 16, 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  36166

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging and aerospace solutions. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Primary purpose of the position:

Responsible for supervising and driving plant process optimization for the functional area assigned.

Essential Responsible Areas:

1. Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment. This includes correcting unsafe

acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety meetings, performing monthly safety inspections, and investigating

accidents, as required.

2. Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.

3. Responsible for ensuring round the clock efficient operations for assigned process area.

4. Manages the resources and activities for functional area or process assigned.

5. Supervises process team members.

6. Establishes maintenance procedures on equipment, including planning, budgeting, execution, and periodic


7. Responsible for planning, administering, and managing the budget for assigned process area.

8. Applies knowledge of functional area to conduct system and process analysis, identifies opportunities for

improvement, and makes recommendations to management.

9. Diagnoses problem areas and develops and implements corrective action plans.

10. Participates in designing and overseeing new systems and processes that improve and enhance plant

performance in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and cost reduction.

11. Collects and organizes data in order to generate and maintain reports and schedules related to functional area.

12. Coordinates and applies maintenance techniques directed toward monitoring and reducing maintenance and

repair costs.

13. Arranges for maintenance of adequate level of supplies, materials, and parts so that there will be no

interruption in operations due to shortages.

14. Arranges for all equipment in area to be properly maintained and upgraded as needed.

15. Arranges for training of employees in proper maintenance programs and procedures for plant production


16. Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from computer.

17. Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.

18. Communicates with the emergency coordinate (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager

(EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.

19. Understands and responds effectively to EC directions during emergencies by being familiar with emergency procedures, equipment, and systems, as necessary. Implements contingency plan to the level required by the position.

20. Understands, completes, and maintains environmental documentation for which the individual is trained, or as directed by the EC, EFP, or EM (i.e., inspections, labeling, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, etc.). Reports to the EC, EFP, or EM on the status of assigned responsibilities.

21. Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.

22. Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation, through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.

23. Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.

Position Requirement & competencies:

Professional & Education Qualification

• Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college or education or work-related experience

• Job related experience for 5 year(s) minimum


• Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant production, chemical process, and warehouse techniques, procedures, and criteria.

• Ability to negotiate with contractors for facilities/building maintenance. • Ability to perform basic arithmetic, geometric, and algebraic calculations.

• Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.

• Maintains an awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.

• Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.

• 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:

-production processes

-product specifications and technology of equipment

-generally accepted supervisory practices and procedures

Other Requirements

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

• Works in both office and manufacturing environments.

• 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.

 Compensation & Benefits


-  Hiring Salary Range: $83,200 - $118,000 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
-  [This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.]
- Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.

- Relocation may be available for this role.


Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups to aerosol bottles that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging.


Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.
No agencies please.



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