Plant Manager in Cumberland, MD

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Berry Plastics   •  

Cumberland, MD 21502

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


11 - 15 years

Posted 60 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Berry Global's Consumer Packaging Division has an immediate opening for a qualified Plant Manager to lead our Cumberland, MD facility. The Plant Manager will monitor and coordinate the effective and efficient utilization of employees through proactive, high participation work team involvement. The position directs all day to day activities of the plant consistent with company policies and procedures.


  • Foster and enhance the safety culture to achieve safety excellence
  • Provide operational and employee leadership to the facility
  • Manage financial performance and make required changes as needed to meet business commitments
  • Manage all aspects of the plant cost structure including direct and indirect labor, maintenance and consumable spending and proactively control to business volume swings to preserve profitability
  • Assist operating management with budgeting, production statistics, cost analysis, justification of capital expenditures and asset management
  • Lead the facility in establishing and meeting continuous improvement objectives
  • Partner with department managers to develop and maintain a positive culture consistent with Berry Global values, behaviors and mission
  • Encourage and support the development of all plant employees
  • Responsible for overall performance efficiencies and competitive service level for the plant
  • Participate in process improvement and cost savings efforts
  • Responsible for incorporating continuous quality improvement principles into daily quality culture
  • Assures compliance with state and federal regulatory matters including OSHA, EPA, EEO and Affirmative Action, Quality Audits
  • Overall management responsibility for the implementation of mandatory and best practice sharing for cost savings, safety compliance and reduced employee hazard exposure
  • Coordinates the effective utilization of production capacity, staffing and equipment through planning, organizing and scheduling
  • Continuously improves customer satisfaction through programs to provide on-time delivery that meets and/or exceeds customer quality and cost expectations
  • Overall management responsibility for all aspects of quality including product performance, complaint resolution, customer satisfaction and maintenance and improvement of quality systems
  • Maintains a sense of urgency and accountability in the plant to ensure prompt responses to employee needs
  • Ensures the protection of company assets through appropriate maintenance methodologies
  • Monitors raw materials and supplies on hand to ensure adequate supply
  • Maintain 24 hour/day on call availability to deal with potential problems/issues


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 10+ years' experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with film manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of and experience in leading a progressive manufacturing facility
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical skills required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office tools
  • Strong planning/organizing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team setting
  • Ability to effectively communicate/present findings to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor and perform other functions associated with leading and managing a group

Valid Through: 2019-9-13