Faribault, Minnesota

Crown's Closures, Aerosol & Promotional Packaging (CAPP) Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for the largest consumer packaging companies in North America. Our distinguished list of clients including SC Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and Unilever. We manufacture total packaging solutions including:

Closures: We manufacture a variety of decorative food and metal vacuum sealed closures, metal and composite closures, capping systems for glass and plastic container manufacturers.

Aerosol Packaging: We manufacture cans and ends for manufacturers of personal care, food, household and industrial products. We offer our customers a broad range of products including multiple sizes, color schemes and shaped packaging.

Promotional and Specialty Packaging: We manufacture a wide array of decorative containers with numerous lid and closure variations.

Here is your chance to join the CAPP Division and our team in Faribault, Minnesota.

Position overview:

The Plant Superintendent will supervise, direct and coordinate personnel activities concerned with production. This would involve but not be limited to management of product technology, production methods and procedures, standards, and machine and equipment capabilities.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Plant Superintendent responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Directly supports the plant manager in all aspects of daily plant operations. Assume all duties and responsibilities of the acting plant manager when needed.
  • 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
  • Manages performance and development of all of their direct reports
  • Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned

Job Requirements

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or a related field. Master's degree a plus
  • At least 10 years of progressive job responsibilities working in a manufacturing environment
  • At least 5 years in a managerial role supervising multiple shifts
  • Career goals should be plant manager and beyond
  • Individual must be willing to relocate for growth/advancement opportunities
  • Must be available towork various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime to cover absences or provide additional support
  • Approximately 10% overnight travel
Preferred Requirements
  • Packaging industry experience
  • 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
  • The individual should possess superior people skills with a history of developing talent for progression within the organization
Physical Requirements
  • 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. May have to 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
Working Conditions
  • Will be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting in a plant environment as well as in an office.
  • 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
  • Administrative Officer; Chief Staff Officer; Management Analyst and Planner; Purchasing and Contracting Manager; Medical Plans and Operations Officer.
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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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.

Faribault, Minnesota

Crown has a long history of leading the industry with innovative packaging technology. From the time our founder William Painter invented the bottle cap to the ground-breaking SuperEnd™ beverage ends to today's cutting edge shaping technology, Crown has led the way.

We owe our success to a legacy of leadership and invention that began in 1892 when our founder, William Painter, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionized the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build Crown Holdings, Inc. into the world-class company it is today.

Today, Crown Holdings, Inc. manufactures packaging products from 139 plants located in 41 countries. In over 125 years of growth and diversification, we have never lost sight of our core business: continuously improving the quality of our packaging products, while keeping costs as low as possible.

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