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Assistant Plant Manager

Company:  Ball Corporation

Rome, GA, US, 30161

Date:  Sep 17, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  293

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.

Job Description:

We have an opening for an Assistant Plant Manager for our Rome, GA location.  If you possess an interest and have an aptitude for assisting in the direction of assigned plant to ensure the plant meets the group’s overall business plan and objectives, check out the details below.


What will you be responsible for?

•Responsible for the overall safety and environmental performance in the plant by ensuring plant focus on programs, procedures and KPI’s in accordance with Ball safety/environmental programs.
•Supports the selection, training, growth and development of shift and staff personnel to attain organizational goals.
•Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.
•Provides direction of plant operations for the manufacturing of group products in accordance with process and product specifications and quality standards, complying with contractual and/or customer requirements and meeting financial objectives.
•Provides direction/support to plant operations to include production, engineering, quality, lean etc.
•Facilitates and partners with all functions in the preparation of the plant’s operating budget.
•Ensures the plant complies with all environmental regulations by maintaining effective environmental programs and maintains knowledge and awareness of environmental requirements.
•Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
•Supports positive employee relations in the plant, including with local/national union leadership, if applicable.
•Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.
•Orchestrate activities, assignments and projects to maintain optimal level of customer service for both internal and external customers.


What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain (MBA-Preferred) with broad training in a related field.
  • Job related experience for 5 year(s) minimum.
  • 4 years of manufacturing leadership experience (high speed manufacturing/packaging preferred).


Preferred Qualifications:
•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/development to meet plant objectives; directing, allocating the plant’s resources, timing, etc.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $98,500-$150,000(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

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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


Nearest Major Market: Rome

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