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Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13billionin revenue for fiscalyear 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over290manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents,and employs over48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit

Provide leadership and daily direction to all manufacturing departments. Ensure compliance to all company policies and procedures. Responsible for all manufacturing related activities in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and cost control. Establish and maintain a culture of empowerment and continuous improvement.

This position is a developmental opportunity for succession to the Production Manager role.


  • Establish and lead plant safety objectives while ensuring compliance to safety policies and procedures.

  • Plan, organize, and direct the manufacturing function to ensure the most effective return on assets.

  • Interact regularly with Production Frontline Leaders and production employees to provide direction and leadership. Be a visible presence in manufacturing areas

  • Maintain ISO compliant manufacturing records.

  • Provide leadership and adequate resources to support site quality systems.

  • Ensure compliance to all site quality policies and procedures.

  • Support regional quality standard systems for commercialization, SPC, and preventive and corrective action.

  • Ensure compliance to daily production schedule.

  • Conduct daily operations meetings and periodic plant communications meetings. Ensure budget and financial forecasts are developed and met.

  • Partner with Finance function to provide accurate operational information and establish product costs and update standard assumptions.

  • Partner with the Supply Chain function to ensure timely, effective and efficient procurement, planning, inventory levels and delivery of finished goods.

  • Partner with the Human Resources function to ensure effective management of human capital.

  • Participate in long term strategic planning involving the optimum utilization of Berry Global assets and human resources.

  • Through leveraged knowledge of current technology and market trends, participates in the definition of advanced products required to sustain a cost-effective competitive position.

  • Responsible for driving the full implementation of cost improvement programs to consistently maintain a cost competitive edge in the manufacturing of products.

  • Initiate plans and processes to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital.

  • Ensure compliance with all government regulatory requirements.

  • Establish and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, quality, high performance and process excellence

  • Establish team and individual accountabilities for problem solving and cost reduction.

  • Ensure effective labor utilization within departments to allow for maximum return on labor investment.

  • Manage spending against budget and in relation to production volume.

  • Establish management practices in department to encourage employees’ positive involvement, with the opportunity for constructive input and action.

  • Ensure effective communication with all employees.

  • Responsible for directing and executing planning process to drive continuous improvement activities in the department.

  • Supports operational excellence effort for the department.

  • Responsible for training and development for the department.

  • Direct or support the effective implementation of investment projects approved for capacity or facility expansion and upgrades.

  • Supervise/manage direct reports (including decision-making for hiring, promotion and discharge).

  • May lead or participate in regional or global projects.

  • Provide backup for Plant Manager.


Undergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of experience and education required.

Six Sigma green or black belt preferred.

5 years minimum in a leadership role in manufacturing preferably, extrusion blow molding.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Job ID 2020-8095

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing