CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 47 countries employing over 33,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.
Crown’s Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division.
Crown is building a brand new manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY. This state-of-the-art facility will manufacture specialty beverage cans for some of the top consumer product companies. We are in the process of assembling a world class team of individuals to operate this facility and are looking for a Plant Manager.
The Plant Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and management to plant operations. Through hands-on leadership, you will provide management oversight for the day-to-day operations and proper functioning of the facility to include Production, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance, Production Planning, Human Resources, EH&S, Shipping & Receiving. With ownership of the plant P&L, the Plant Manager is responsible for controlling costs and driving performance. Ensuring efficiency, safety, quality throughout the plant is the top priority. This position will support and create processes and activities within functional areas, and work to support the development of new business and maintenance of current business. As the strategic leader, the individual should strive to identify process improvement opportunities to drive efficiency and oversee operational performance to ensure consistent and superior customer service. The Plant Manager will work with the leadership team to build strong culture that develops employees.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a key member of the North American Beverage Operations Leadership Team, the Plant Managers responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:
Supervise direct and coordinate personnel activities concerned with production
Manage performance and development of all of their direct reports
Developing and implement the plant’s annual budget as well as carrying out the annual strategic plans of the facility
Interact with plant leadership team to establish production and quality standards
Plan and direct production activities and priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
Coordinate production activities along with procurement, maintenance, production planning, safety and quality control activities to obtain optimal use of employee and equipment resources
Review and analyze production to determine causes on non-conformity with production specifications and operating or production problems
Maintain collaboration and effective communication with all appropriate parties, develops and implements methods and procedures to eliminate operation problems and improve product quality
Communicate and coordinates with engineering to maintain machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
Actively manage production scheduling while effectively communicates any changes in schedules, production or procedures to all shifts and employees
Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned
In addition to the qualifications and experience listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or equivalent work experience
Minimum of ten (10) years manufacturing experience in positions of increasing responsibility including three (3) plus years in a Plant Manager role
Must be willing to relocate for growth/advancement opportunities
Approximately 10% overnight travel
Experience in high-speed metal packaging related to the manufacture or use of Beverage, Food or Aerosol packaging
Highly motivated, driven and results oriented
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach.
Working knowledge of principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations including SPC, Six Sigma, 5S, SMED and Lean Manufacturing.
Working knowledge of accounting and financial aspects of manufacturing.
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing operation.
Must believe in the team approach to solving problems and must have proven success in coaching & leading teams to resolve specific problems.
Fundamental understanding of HR/IR laws, rules and regulations.
Ability to create employee training and development plans and willingness to act in the role of a mentor.
Demonstrated employee relations skills and the ability to motivate people
Experience developing, building and maintaining strong business partnerships
Strong relationship management, interpersonal, listening and communication skills
Effective communicator in both written and verbal correspondence as well as an effective presenter.
Strong knowledge of PC’s and software programs Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The associate may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
Generally works in an office environment but will be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting in a plant environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic.
the associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures
The noise level is frequently loud
Possible Equivalent Military Titles
Transportation Maintenance Manager; Submarine Maintenance Manager; Engineer Officer; Ship Officer; Submarine Officer; Submarine Readiness Officer; Surface Operations Officer; Ship Engineer; Officer of the Deck; Transportation Manager; Comptroller; Supply and Logistics Officer; Supply Officer
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k).
Take the next step in your career and apply online today at www.crowncork.com/careers.
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Crown is an equal opportunity employer. Crown does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.