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Business Unit Manager in York, PA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 2/9/2019

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Job Description

BWAY - Mauser is one of the largest manufacturers of metal, plastic, and fiber containers in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach (50 plants throughout North America) have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry.   

Position Summary:

The Business Unit Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the York Refurbishment Center to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations.  The role provides leadership to employees and ensures they have the proper tools to perform their job safely and efficiently.  The York Refurbishment Center is an operation designed to rebuild stamping press equipment serving the Metals Segment of MPS Small Packaging. 


  • Directs and coordinates the safety, quality and production activities of the York Refurbishment Center.
  • Actively participates in the site’s safety and quality management programs.
  • Participates and practices Lean Manufacturing practices to include Six Sigma, FMEA, and 8D Problem Analysis.
  • Engages the team in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects.
  • Prepares and reviews 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 inefficiencies 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.
  • Implements proactive and corrective maintenance practices relating to all production equipment.
  • Train employees in all aspects of their jobs to include safety, quality and productivity.
  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to attain operational objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or operations management and 3 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience working in a Lean environment; lead Kaizen events; Embraces continuous improvement
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Self-directed team player
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills


  • Excellent Communication
    •   Strong Business Acumen
    •   Results Orientation
    •   Building Collaborative Relationships 
    •   Influencing Others 
    •   Strategic Thinking 
    •   Customer Orientation

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Incumbent must be able to read technical documents, letters, forms, reports and communicate verbally, and in writing, to internal and external customers, employees, suppliers and vendors.


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The majority of the work will be in the plant.  The noise level in the work environment is usually high and ear protection is mandatory while on the plant floor.



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