Plant Superintendent
Crown Holdings - Dayton, OH

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Job Accountabilities

Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Supervises, directs and coordinates personnel activities concerned with production. This would involve but not be limited to knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures, standards, and machine and equipment capabilities.
  • Interacts with plant management to establish production and quality standards.
  • Plans and directs production activities and priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates production activities along with procurement, maintenance, production planning, safety and quality control activities to obtain optimal use of employee and equipment resources.
  • Reviews and analyzes production to determine causes on non-conformity with production specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Through collaboration and effective communication with all appropriate parties, develops and implements methods and procedures to eliminate operation problems and improve product quality.
  • Communicates and coordinates with engineering to modify machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
  • Revises production schedule as necessary.
  • Effectively communicates any changes in schedules, production or procedures to all shifts and employees.
  • Directly supports the plant manager in all aspects of daily plant operations.
  • Assume all duties and responsibilities of the acting plant manager when needed.
  • Manages performance and development of all of their direct reports.
Job Requirements

Background/Attributes/Competencies:
  • Proven understanding of and experience in a manufacturing environment (aluminum metal packaging background would be ideal).
  • At least 12 years of progressive job responsibilities working in a manufacturing setting.
  • At least 5 years in a managerial role supervising multiple shifts.
  • Bachelors level degree in the general fields of engineering or business (a masters degree would be a bonus).
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach.
  • Must believe in the team approach to solving problems and must have proven success in leading teams to resolve specific problems
  • Working knowledge of SPC, Six Sigma, 5S, SMED and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of PC’s and software programs Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and financial aspects of manufacturing.
  • Some 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.
  • Effective communicator in both written and verbal correspondence as well as an effective presenter.
  • Career goals should be plant manager and beyond.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and effectively manage their day.
  • Strong understanding of machinery and equipment but with the ability to know when to assume the responsibility and when to delegate.
  • Strong commitment to quality and safety.
  • Desire and ability to travel and relocate if career opportunities arise.

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Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) is a leading manufacturer of packaging products for consumer marketing...