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Manager, Sustainability Engineering (Remote)

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Dec 29, 2021
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  15671

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 Sustainability Engineering Manager, BPNCA implements sustainability best practices, projects and training for the Ball Packaging plants in North & Central America.  This role is tasked with successfully achieving divisional goals related to Sustainability Key Process Indicators (KPIs).  The Sustainability Engineering Manager, BPNCA focuses on achieving-KPIs / executing-improvements towards more efficient Electricity, Natural Gas, Water and Waste-Generation processes.  The Global Director of Sustainability Engineering has a dotted line connection to the Sustainability Engineering Manager, BPNCA and provides Standards, Best Practices, and Guidance.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Coordinates a cross-functional team to ensure the execution of Best Practices, Projects and Training in all New & Existing Plants and Production Lines.
  • Understands / Implements the Global Standards that lead to the best-in-class Electricity, Natural Gas, Water and Waste-Generation.
  • Supports Global Sustainability Engineering stakeholders in the pursuit and adoption of best-in-class Electricity, Natural Gas, Water and Waste-Generation Global Standards.
  • Displays inter-functional influence on Operations, EHS, Quality, Material Planning, Finance and IT functions so as to authorize, plan and execute sustainability improvements.
  • Communicates throughout a matrix organization (Global Engineering Leadership, Corporate Sustainability Leadership, Divisional Leadership, Environmental & Safety Leadership, etc …); ensuring efficient collaboration and mitigation of duplicate efforts.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and utilization of Lean Six Sigma in all phases of the implementation of Electricity, Natural Gas, Water and Waste-Generation Global Standards.
  • Develops / Plans capital projects that support the implementation of Electricity, Natural Gas, Water and Waste-Generation Global Standards.
  • Converts guidance and data from Global Sustainability Engineering into Strategy and Action Plans for the BPNCA region.
  • Collaborates with supply base to identify new sustainability technologies; feeding new information to the Global Sustainability Engineering group for consideration in the Global Standards.


What are we looking for?

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through a college-level education or work-related experience.
  • Job related experience for 5+ years minimum, including experience in packaging manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of contracts and specifications.
  • Excellent program/project management skills as demonstrated through the successful achievement of assigned objectives.
  • Exhibited a developmental, entrepreneurial mind set with abstract analysis skills; applicant should be logical, flexible in approach.
  • A demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically from a holistic thinking/systems perspective.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written and presentation skills, required.
  • Financial literacy and business acumen with the ability to objectively assess projects and teams and meet cost, margin, and profitability targets.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and Project.


Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviours


  • Inspirational Role Model - Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.
  • Authentic Leadership - Demonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.
  • Leadership Presence - Inspires trust in the broader organization.  Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and  move forward through complexity.


  • Relationship Builder - Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples’ differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.
  • People Grower - Encourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.
  • Culture Champion - Consciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business.   Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.


  • Results Oriented - A desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.
  • Future Catalyst - Communicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.
  • Breakthrough Strategist - Sees connections others don’t see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $98,500 - 150,500 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.


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Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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