Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Director, Operations in Westminster, Colorado
CO - Westminster
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Who We Are:
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable 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 more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.
For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
Primary Purpose of Position:
The Director, Operations manages operational processes from start to finish in assigned plant. They work with their plant leadership teams to manage operations in the plant and achieve assigned production and operational goals. Will be located in the Northeast.
Responsible for the overall safety performance in the plant by ensuring plant focus on programs, procedures and KPI’s in accordance with Ball safety programs.
Provide oversight for the operations management team including production, engineering, maintenance, quality and safety along with a strong connection to planning, procurement, logistics, finance and human resources.
Ensures plant performance is closely linked to customer requirements.
Confirms the plant complies with all environmental regulations by maintaining effective environmental programs.
Ensures the plant uses Ball’s Integrated Management System, as well as the associated Quality, Food Safety, Environmental, and Health & Safety Systems. (ISO 9001, 14001, 22001, 45001).
Works collaboratively as a member of the plant leadership team, providing direction and collaborating with central support functions including finance, Lean Six Sigma, quality, commercial, integrated business planning, engineering, sourcing, human resources, health/safety, and technical services.
Develops and manages the plant budget and operating plans.
Supports the achievement of plant-level KPI’s in areas of EHS, quality, delivery, cost and human resources.
Responsible for the selection, training, growth and development of shift and staff personnel to attain organizational goals.
Supports positive employee relations in the plant, including with local/national union leadership, if applicable.
May be responsible for special projects related to other functional areas.
Orchestrate activities, assignments and projects to maintain optimal level of customer service for both internal and external customers.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience
Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain (MBA-Preferred).
Job related experience for 6 year(s) minimum.
5 years of manufacturing leadership experience (high speed manufacturing/packaging preferred).
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 and development to meet plant objectives; directing, allocating the plant’s resources, timing, etc., resources needed to assure meeting the plant’s objectives.
Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
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.
Demonstrated Ball Leadership Skills:
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.
Relocation for this position is Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.