Business Unit Manager--Can Press in Cincinnati, OH at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 11/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Cincinnati

Requisition ID:005367--Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.  

Position Summary:

The position reports to site Operations Manager and directs department to meet Can Press production, quality, cost objectives, and meeting customer expectations.  This position will lead Supervisors as direct reports across multiple shifts.  Position will provide leadership to supervision and union employees and ensure they have the proper tools to perform their job safely and efficiently. This position requires Can Press or Stamping experience.


  • Lead a safe operation of the business unit and comply with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.
  • Directs and coordinates the safety, quality and production activities for Press (Aerosol Cans) at the Cincinnati, Ohio site.
  • Actively participates in the site’s quality management programs. 
  • Participates and practices Continuous Improvement practices to include but not limited to TPM, SMED, FMEA, 8D/5Why Problem Analysis.
  • Prepares and reviews any and all production, safety and quality reports. Develops action plans with team members as needed for problem resolution.
  • Establishes and implements improvements for cost reduction, quality assurance and production.
  • Directs and assists with developmental or experimental activities.
  • Works with employees to get their input for problem resolution to production issues/efficiencies utilizing problem-solving tools and skills as needed.
  • Performs necessary administrative functions to include budgetary administration, employee safety, employee counseling and motivation. Prepares and reviews employees worked hours via Kronos for submission to payroll.
  • Reviewing Key Performance Indicators (Daily, Weekly and Monthly) to ensure facility is on track to meet overall departmental objectives.
  • Meets with Planning and Operations team members to discuss production schedules and changes in the schedule that are needed. Works with supervision to ensure vacancies are covered for vacations or any absences related to fulfilling production schedule requirements.
  • Participates in safety, quality and production meetings with managers and employees as needed.
  • Interfaces with customers and suppliers, Visits both as necessary.
  • Interfaces with site Maintenance department to Implement proactive and corrective maintenance practices relating all production equipment.
  • Ensures employees are properly trained in all aspects of their jobs to include safety, quality and production.



Job Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in engineering or operations management, Masters desired
  • **Must have Can Press experience!!!!.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in operations, maintenance, engineering and/or process improvement roles including managing teams of people.
  • Previous experience working in a Lean environment.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical equipment.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.




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