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Director of Operations (Corrugated)

Milan, MI 48160
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Director of Operations - Milan, MI

Georgia-Pacific is recruiting a Director of Operations to lead and manage hourly and salaried production employees in a high volume corrugated converting operation in Milan, MI. The Director of Operations should have a strong working knowledge of environmental and safety standards and embrace safety as a value, as well as demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate others and reinforce accountability.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Complying with all company policies and procedures

  • Managing the day-to-day operation of the production, maintenance, scheduling, and shipping departments in a union corrugated converting plant

  • Ensuring production and delivery of the highest quality products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans and profit objectives

  • Developing innovative policies, methods and procedures that add value for the facility

  • Applying and coaching others on Market Based Management(MBM) philosophy

  • Leading and managing direct reports including coaching, performance feedback and incentives

  • Influencing, interfacing and gaining credibility across a wide range of levels:
    • Executive (GP management team, senior leadership, external customers)

    • Direct reports

    • GP Supervisors and leads

    • GP front-line employees

  • Identifying and implementing systems and equipment upgrades and improvements to drive long term value creation

  • Understanding and being able to interpret and analyze financial and operating statements

Check out these videos/links to learn more about the Corrugated Business at Georgia-Pacific:

Georgia-Pacific: How Corrugated Boxes are Made

Georgia-Pacific: Corrugated


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of leadershipexperience within the manufacturing/production industry, to include: production, maintenance, scheduling and/or shipping departments

  • Experience working within the Corrugated Packaging industry

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree or higher

  • Experience managing national account customers

  • Experience with high speed manufacturing/converting machinery

  • Experience with wax coated corrugated products

  • Experience with flexo-graphic printing (3 and 4 color printing)

  • Solid working knowledge of: equipment servicing, planning/scheduling, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering, quality and corrugator/converting processes and equipment

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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