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Plant Facilities Engineering Supervisor

Job Description Summary # Job Description This position is responsible for maintaining and growing the Columbus West facility and related systems including building maintenance, grounds keeping, safety, environmental compliance, project work, vendor management and related documentation. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Have the ability to speak, read and write English. Ensure compliance with the BD quality systems, policies, procedures and safety regulations in addition to all local, state and federal safety & environmental regulations.


  • Responsible for the design, layout, installation, validation and maintenance of all facility and utility systems such as air compressors, steam boilers, electrical service, WFI water, potable water, compressed gases, vacuum, etc.

  • Responsible for maintaining and improving facility equipment reliability and upgrading all plant facilities.

  • Responsible to budget, justify, design and coordinate all new construction, such as building renovation, clean room construction, etc. project work.

  • Responsible for the plant grounds, image, appearance both internal and external to the facility.

  • Provide leadership and development to direct reports including overall performance evaluation. Initiate and coordinate training programs for direct reports.

  • Assist in annual budget preparation and monitoring budget spend throughout the year.

  • Utilizes necessary professional engineering firms to ensure facility renovations and improvements comply with all applicable codes and regulations.

  • Review work orders, complete maintenance requests, and write purchase orders.

  • Monitor contractor workmanship progress and compliance with insurance and safety requirements.

  • Assess risks of key systems and create plans to address gaps. Initiate cost reduction programs, particularly in the areas of utility costs and productivity.

  • Coordinate facility preventive maintenance programs and records.

  • Emergency responder and Incident commander.

  • Leader of programs such as Atlas. Requiring innovation, solid communication and presentation skills.

  • Compliance with local, state and national environmental practices and laws. Evaluate manpower requirements and skills needed for positions including overtime needs and authorization of recommend subcontracting work as appropriate.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Project Planning and Execution – Prepares and implements project or improvement plans for areas of responsibility including but not limited to: efficiency improvements, cost reduction or quality improvement programs, environmental compliance, new product support and other process improvements. The plan or proposal is to include the proposed technical approach, estimated implementation costs, estimated resource needs, and a time schedule, (Gantt chart). Acts as the driving force for the project, coordinating all resources and activities necessary to ensure on time execution to the project or process improvement plan, identify and work through barriers that hinder progress.

Preventive Maintenance Planning and Coordination – Responsible for managing all PM plans and tasks within assigned area to ensure effective completion of maintenance according to PM schedule. Follow up on machine breakdowns with any necessary updates to the PM system to facilitate continuous improvement of machine reliability. Technical Writing / Documentation – Must possess excellent technical writing ability. Required to prepare specifications, thoroughly documents all equipment, machines, and tooling with accurate and clear detailed prints and maintenance instructions.

Validation – With the assistance of the Quality Engineer and validation team, creates all necessary documentation associated with the BD change control process and coordinates validation activities to ensure on time execution according to the project or process improvement plan.

Manufacturing Support – Provides technical guidance as needed to manufacturing and hourly technical personnel during the start up of new or changed products and processes. Uses good decision making, problem solving, and trouble-shooting techniques to minimize the potential loss or correct ongoing manufacturing issues. Capital Request / Capital Management – Prepares a plan for procurement of capital equipment including obtaining of quotes, vendor investigation, budgeting, and scheduling. Prepares specifications, place orders, coordinate procurement, install equipment, debug and coordinate the start up of new or modified equipment from outside firms or as modified internally, manages capital spending on assigned projects to ensure spending in accordance with the plan capital budget.

Design – Coordinate design activity with outside vendors or internal departments as necessary. If resources are unavailable, perform own design and drafting as required. Redesigns or oversees the redesign of existing equipment to incorporate improvements relating to safety, machine reliability, product quality, environmental compliance and / or cost reduction.

Leadership - Supervise engineering and technical associates to support regular facility maintenance and capital projects.

Qualifications and Requirements

Education: Bachelors Degree in an Engineering discipline from a recognized, accredited university.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years working in a facility systems role. # Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Columbus (West) # Additional Locations # Work Shift

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Plant Supervisor

Apache Corporation is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its #1 position around the world, entrepreneurial culture and deep operational focus. The Plant Supervisor is responsible for operations, maintenance and reliability of natural gas treating and processing facilities. The Supervisor is also directly responsible for safety of personnel, protection of the environment, and prevention of damage to systems and equipment through continual promotion of safe work practices and conditions. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises/manages plant operators and supports them in achieving asset goals and objectives.

  • Prepares and recommends annual operating budget and is responsible for cost containment measures.

  • Reviews and analyzes various operating data to identify areas of lost opportunity as well as opportunities to increase reliability, optimize operations and lower operating costs.

  • Works closely with plant operators and field supervisors to maximize the profitability of the plant and system.

  • Ensures there is an organized program to minimize downtime.

  • Ensures compliance with OSHA (Process Safety Management and Process Hazard Analyses, etc.) and other applicable regulations.

  • versees the planning and scheduling of maintenance projects in conjunction with the maintenance manager.

  • Subject to being able to provide emergency response.

  • Supervise Plant Operators and Compliance Coordinators, IR Tech, Emission Analyzers and other personnel by planning and scheduling work, providing work direction, performance feedback and training. Serve as liaison between the Asset, Environmental Compliance and Permitting Personnel, and various State and Federal Agencies to ensure the Asset remains in compliance with all of our requirements.

  • Train, mentor and develop personal.

  • Serve as a resource for compliance activities across the asset.

  • Interface and coordinate with commercial and engineering personnel providing input/ideas on projects related to gas acquisition opportunities and ongoing expansion projects.

  • Work with operations, engineering Health and Safety and environmental compliance and permitting on design reviews, preconstruction items, PHAs MOCs, and PSSRs to ensure facilities are constructed and operated per permit requirements.

  • Review and analyze various operating data from SCADA, etc. to monitor compliance with our air permits, SPCC Plans and Storm Water permits. Evaluate and review data to compliance.

  • Improving reliability and efficiency while reducing risk; Striving for operational excellence.

  • Job requires up to 25% travel + High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required, Associates or Bachelors Preferred.

  • Experience managing and directing a workforce and managing a facility budget.

  • Five or more years of Cryo or Treating plant operations experience preferred.

  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to deal concurrently with a variety of projects and issues.

  • Strong focus on safety and familiar with requirements of Process Safety Management.

  • Adaptable to a changing work environment.

  • Must be willing to work overtime and handle call-outs.

  • Must be able to pass a fit test for air mask.

  • Must live or be willing to relocate to within 1 hour of reporting location.

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required. Requisition ID: 2017-4317 External Company URL:

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Supervisor - Plant Operations

17-2467 Post Date 5/18/2017 Title Supervisor

  • Plant Operations Job Family Management

  • Sprv/Mgr Subsidiary McLaren Macomb Department 82010

  • Plant Ops Maintenance Location Mt. Clemens Region City Mount Clemens State MI Full Time Yes Hours per 2 week pay period 80 Schedule 7:00 a.m.

  • 3:30 p.m. Weekends and/or Holidays Required No On Call Required No Description JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the direct supervision of employees, in charge of operations, maintenance, repairs and installations at McLaren

  • Macomb. Works with the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track and report employee performance.

    Plans, coordinates and implements large and small construction projects and supervises personnel in the project’s timely completions. Receives customer repairs and maintenance requests, determines appropriate actions and assigns work to employees. Coordinates requests for outages and utility shutdowns with contracted employees, the construction manager, system coordinator and the customers on all capital projects.

    Interviews new candidates for employment and works in conjunction with the management team in Plant Operations. Selects and submits requisitions for materials required for maintenance repairs, and construction. Meets with manager on a weekly basis for maintenance update and to schedule and discuss forthcoming capital projects that will require maintenance staffing and support.

    Performs a variety of emergency repairs on various equipment throughout the Hospital and grounds. Oversee the repairs of machinery such as boilers, air handlers, hot water tanks, pumps, keys, door hardware plumbing, electrical, painting and physical structure. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS + High School Diploma or GED + Seven years of prior work experience in facilities operations role + 3 years as a Supervisor in a healthcare environment + Must possess valid Michigan Driver’s License and be insurable under the hospital insurance program PREFERRED QUALIFICATION + Associates degree in Engineering + High Pressure Boiler Operators License + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Apply On-line Send This Job to a Friend © All rights reserved

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Boiler Plant Operator Supervisor

Army Installation Management Command

1 vacancy in the following location: * West Point, NY ##### Work Schedule is Full Time - Term NTE 13 MONTHS Opened Friday 4/7/2017 (0 day(s) ago)Closes Monday 4/17/2017 (10 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission

. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America.

The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation. You can watch them on parade or competing as intercollegiate athletes in a wide range of sports events. As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, grounds and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, restaurants.

West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premiere performing arts center, and to recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course, Ski Slope, etc. NOTE: This is a TERM POSITION NTE 13 Months. Position may be extended up to a maximum of 4 Years.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties Serve as the technical and administrative supervisor over a Central Power Plant shift exercising full supervisory responsibility over work operations

. Plan weekly and monthly work schedules and sequence of operations for subordinates. Establish deadlines and priorities on the basis of general work schedules and methods and policies established by higher levels of supervision.

Determine how many assignments can be done concurrently, which ones must be delayed, and the number and types of employees needed, considering skills, personnel, materials, and equipment available and required. Select workers and assign tasks to be performed. Explain work requirements, methods, and procedures; instruct subordinates in new procedures; and provide advice when problems arise.

Review work in progress or on completion. Investigates work related problems (e.g., low productivity) to identify causes; implements those corrective actions that can be taken within the limits of incumbents authority. Adjusts plans, assignments and methods as necessary to accomplish the work as effectively and economically as feasible, determines equipment: supplies and maintenance required.

Assures that material is ordered and delivered to work sites so as not to delay work. Coordinates work of unit with other units that may be involved. Develops performance standards, counsels employees on performances and makes formal and informal performance appraisals.

Interviews candidates for vacancies, and recommends selections. Counsels employees on problems and adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives. Identifies employees' training needs, and initiates recommendations to provide necessary training.

Maintains production reports and records. Ensures safety standards are followed and that employees are provided with, and wear appropriate protective gear.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Must Be a US Citizen. * A pre-appointment medical examination is required.

  • Background Investigation Required.

  • Moving Expenses are not authorized.


SCREEN OUT: Your resume must indicate your Ability to Supervise the work of boiler plant operators as stated in the duties of the position.

The screen-out element is a critical knowledge, skill and ability that is essential for satisfactory job performance. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Job Elements: In addition to the screen out element, applicants will be rated against the following elements: • Knowledge of Boiler Plant Equipment, Assembly, Installation and Repair etc. • Operation of Boiler Plant Equipment • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic). • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading). • Use of Measuring Instruments. • Dexterity and Safety.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: The incumbent is not subject to sustained physical effort.

Occasionally, the incumbent works in awkward and cramped positions when making minor repairs. Frequent standing, walking and climbing is required while checking the equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent is exposed to the normal temperatures, dust gases, danger of burns from hot pipes and equipment, conditions normally occurring in power plants.

Subject to heights when taking soundings of the fuel oil storage tanks. Exposed to conditions present while working near moving machinery and high voltage electrical equipment. May be exposed to acid and alkali chemicals used in feed water treatment.

Will work in confined spaces in awkward positions in dirty, greasy areas. Must be able to lift heavy objects and climb ladders. Subject to continuous noise.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

  • One year Supervisory trial/probationary period may be required.

  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

  • Position is adverse-weather-mission essential.

  • Incumbent is required to work shifts and/or work on rotating shifts to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays and in other situations.

  • May be required to work overtime on short notice, an emergency basis and for shift coverage.

  • Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Security Clearance Not Applicable

Additional Information

What To Expect Next If you provided an email address

, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.

  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.

  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

Salary Range: $35.12 to $40.95 / Per Hour Series & Grade: WS-5402-10/10 Supervisory Status: Yes Who May Apply: United States Citizens Control Number: 467165200 Job Announcement Number: NEBR174925051809670DR1

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Plant Operations Supervisor

Grow with us as a Plant Operations Supervisor in one of our state-of-the-art facilities! You will need to be detail oriented and able to manage multiple priorities.

Engage with us as you collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives. Lead with us using flexible leadership and communication skills, as you will oversee the daily activity and development of our operators while innovating with us as you identify opportunities to more efficiently produce great food at a low cost. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your leadership and ensure we're meeting our standards for safety, food safety, quality, people development, service, and cost.

Be a part of the united values and collaborative culture at Kellogg! WHAT WILL I BE DOING? In your role as a Plant Operations Supervisor at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

Directing all activities for your assigned production lines on a shift in accordance with goals, product standards, costs, budgets, manpower and established procedures Coordinating and supporting Continuous Improvement activity through the facility Identifying opportunities to eliminate cost and/or waste through applying LEAN manufacturing principals Incorporating a culture of inclusion and continuity within all departments Identifying, developing and implementing best practices in safety and quality Providing direction and guidance to operators and their activities for assigned area/shift Using problem solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and/or mitigate operational issues WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE? As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Manufacturing, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements: Required: High School Diploma or GED with substantial related proven leadership and supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting Demonstrated knowledge of managing safety and/or quality programs & processes The ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing requests while maintaining a culture of accountability and execution Preferred:

BS/BA and significant related experience Experience in the Food & Beverage industry Experience participating in LEAN manufacturing events, managing LEAN project initiatives Strong technical aptitude along with proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with SAP WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? Must be able to work on multiple shifts (including weekends) with some 12 hour days The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this for English or this for Spanish.

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Site Supervisor - Automotive Plant

Job DescriptionOur cleaning company has nearly 30 years of experience and we are currently seeking qualified Site Supervisors to join our team. These positions are located at our Kansas City Assembly Plant.

Job Description: · Ensure your subordinates clean all paint shop areas including paint booths and surrounding processes, washrooms, offices, cubicles, meeting areas, and locker rooms· Assessing and maintaining high standards of work quality· Utilize monthly cleaning schedule or time and material sheets to obtain daily quality assurance ratings from client· Scheduling of up to 20 employees· Maintaining a schedule of safety training for all employees· Ensure all team member are supplied and use PPE· Use of power equipment, vacuum, walk behind scrubbers, floor buffer· Perform active supervision (i.e. time spent on the floor) Job Requirements:· 1-3 years' supervisory experience in Janitorial/Cleaning/warehouse environment· Knowledge of Automotive Paint Cleaning Functions is a PLUS· Must have strong communication skills· At least 1 year working in a UNION environment is IDEAL· High School Diploma (or High School Equivalence Certificate)· Computer skills: MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)· Must have Driver's License (and reliable vehicle)· Must have own transportation· Must have flexible schedule Schedule:4-day / 12 hour rotating shifts (TBD) Pay Rate: $50,000/year (depending on experience)Benefits commence after 3 months of employment We thank all applicants for your interest, however, we will only contact selected candidates for an interview. Company DescriptionAt TEAM we provide the industrial cleaning solutions and facility maintenance services that organizations require to increase efficiency, enhance productivity, and improve their profitability. Our industry support services make it easy for our Customers to focus on running their business.

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Plant Production Supervisor

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.The Richmond Bread Plant, located in Richmond, CA, has an opening for a Plant Production Supervisor.Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Plan, lead, direct operation activities on the shift and give appropriate feedback to employees.

  • Build teams and assign accountability.

  • Develop a work environment within manufacturing that promotes trust, teamwork quality and safety.

  • Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with Safeway, Federal and State guidelines.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, Etc.)* Responsible for all processes on the shift.

  • Oversee activities including ordering, processing, packaging, and shipping of all plant products and services.

  • May schedule production, schedule crews, order materials, and/or order supplies.

  • Plan, delegate, and monitor progress on work assignments and special projects.

  • Manage to assigned financial budget targets - typically labor mgt, waste mgt and efficiency.

  • Utilize new technology and Lean manufacturing principles and processes available to maximize efficiency.

  • Identify cost cutting measures.Qualifications:* A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • Specialization: BS/BA in related field preferred.

  • Experience may substitute for education.

  • Experience Level: 1 to 2 years Bakery experience plus the education listed above is preferred.

  • Proven understanding of production/operations/manufacturing requirements.

  • Ability to manage and develop employees.

  • Working experience with equipment/maintenance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Proven time management skills.

  • Working knowledge of MS applications including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and ability to grasp additional business related applications.

  • Must be available to be assigned to varying shifts.Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting on your computer or mobile device.Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERLog In to ApplyPosted by StartWire. Apply now!.

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Plant Supervisor

A manufacturing company is looking for a Plant Manager. This is a full time opportunity with competitive salary and great benefits package. Must have experience in Food Production (meat, milk, eggs). Responsibilities:Manages all resources related to manpower, physical assets, and capacities in accordance with overall company guidelines and operating principles

Assures the availability of material to meet manufacturing plans and manages all inventory requirements to support the plant and division goals. Qualifications:3+ years of Supervisory experienceMS Office proficient

Agriculture based business/ LEAN manufacturing environment

Company Description:

Ajulia Executive Search is a search firm specializing in Manufacturing, Finance, IT, Legal and Pharmaceutical positions. This is a confidential search for one of our preferred clients.

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Plant Supervisor

This is a contract to hire role after 90 days in a Growing Manufacturing Facility in the Rochester Hills area for a Team Leader/Supervisor position.
Essential Duties and

  • Perform a variety of tasks involved in the manufacturing of products.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced environment.
  • Packing, general labor straighten, count and unfold product to specification.
  • Monitor and/or assists in identifying foreign materials.
  • Notify supervisor/line leader of abscess (if applicable).
  • Comply with all GMP policies and procedures Adhere to all Safety Policies and procedures.
  • Notify Supervisor of any mechanical or material issues.
  • Rotate through various positions as needed.
  • Must be able to tolerate non-temperature controlled environment with very cold/hot conditions.
  • Work in various areas of production of the plant as required by production demands
    Maintain a safe and clean work area.
  • Maintain adherence to company policies, safety standards, and good manufacturing practices.

Qualifications and

  • Good communication skills
  • Basic Math skills
  • Follow company rules and regulations
  • Must be a team player
  • Able to work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a diverse workforce.
  • Able push/pull/move 50 lbs. or more, climb a ladder and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime and weekends.
  • Quality, safety minded, reliable, precise and self-motivated.
  • General Labor, Warehouse or assembly preferred

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Plant Production Supervisor

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality metal packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government.  Our approximately 18,700 knowledgeable, motivated and customer-focused employees share Ball's high regard for mutual respect, integrity and ethical conduct.

Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation was originally known for the glass canning jars your grandmothers used to use.  Today, Ball makes packaging that enables delivery of safe, nutritious food and beverages and convenient household products to consumers around the world.  Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs.

Ball's largest business is the manufacture of recyclable beverage cans and ends.  A lot of engineering and technology goes into making beverage packaging at speeds of more than 2,000 cans a minute.  We operate beverage can facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia - about one in every four beverage cans in the world is made by Ball - and our products are used by the most recognizable beverage brands in the world.

Ball is a Lean/SixSigma environment – exposure to these tools and methods is preferred.

Primary Purpose of Position:

Supervises the plant production function as directed.

Essential Functions and

  • Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.
  • Responsible for maintaining process quality in accordance with Ball Packaging Operations process and quality standards.
  • Serves as the facilitator (in charge) of the plant during designated period(s) of time as directed by management.
  • Provides administration and supervision of the plant production function as directed.
  • Provides for and reviews the performance and personal development of all subordinates on an individual basis.
  • Arranges for on-the-job training and development of subordinates' skills to ensure a continued high level of production and morale.
  • Provides production, spoilage, and maintenance records and maintains subordinates' attendance, evaluation and other appropriate records.
  • Schedules subordinates' vacations, overtime, holidays, and job assignments.
  • Provides communications and dissemination of information between crew operations.
  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
  • Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Maintain positive relations with local bargaining unit ensuring a high level of productivity, if applicable.
  • May be responsible for D&I department storeroom function, including housekeeping and equipment maintenance.
  • May administer D&I department PM program.



  • Broad experience in the technical field usually acquired through working in the can or end making process.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Job-related experience for 2 years minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  business principles, legal practices, product specifications and mechanics of equipment, Ball Packaging Operations quality standards, and 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.
  • Requires short-term and long-term domestic and international travel.  (5% travel)

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