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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Superintendent, Plant Process in Golden, Colorado

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.

Primary purpose of the position:

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

Essential Responsible Areas:

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Supervises process team members.

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

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

  • Applies knowledge of functional area to conduct system and process analysis, identifies opportunities for improvement, and makes recommendations to management.

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

  • 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.

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

  • Coordinates and applies maintenance techniques directed toward monitoring and reducing maintenance and repair costs.

  • Arranges for maintenance of adequate level of supplies, materials, and parts so that there will be no interruption in operations due to shortages.

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

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

  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from computer.

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

  • Communicates with the emergency coordinate (EC) or Environmental Focal Point/Environmental Manager (EFP/EM) regarding environmental management activities.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

Position Requirement & competencies:

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

  • Lean Manufacturing training and experience preferred

  • Green Belt Certification or greater preferred

  • 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

  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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