Vice President, Operations
As Vice President of Operations for Ball Aerospace, Paula Burns is responsible for Facilities, Industrial Operations & New Business, Information Technology Services, Manufacturing and Test Operations, Mission and Process Analytics, and Integrated Supply Chain.
Burns started at Ball in 2004, where she helped establish the Program Management Office focused on driving consistency and excellence. Additionally, she served as Manager of the Independent Research and Development portfolio for tactical products focused on providing technical advantages to the war fighter. As the Director of Production Programs for Tactical Solutions, Burns was instrumental in modernizing production moving programs from paper to an integrated manufacturing tool suite. She also served as the Deputy General Manager of the Tactical Solutions business unit, where she was responsible for the overall financial performance, operations and facilities management. For the past two years, Burns has run the ITS organization, focusing on stabilizing services during unprecedented growth.