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Director of Operations

Pelahatchie, MS
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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 Pelahatchie, Mississippi. 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.

Pelahatchie, Mississippi is located less than 30 miles from Jackson, Mississippi, the capital and largest city in the state. Jackson, MS is the City of Soul and has many family friendly things to do, including Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center, Sports Hall of Fame, Jackson Zoological Park, and hundreds of events from festivals, shows, & concerts all in the metro area! Jackson was recognized as the 3rd best Bang-for the Buck City in America (Forbes.com) & One of the Top 100 Places to live in America (RelcoateAmerica.com)! Pelahatchie is also located less than 150 miles from the beaches of the Gulf Coast!

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 Non-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:
  • High School or GED

  • A minimum of 5 years of Plant/Operations Management experience within a corrugated packaging, folding carton, printing or POP display facility to include: production, maintenance, scheduling and/or shipping departments

  • Experience in the area of Supply Chain Management / Planning

  • Experience working with internal and external customers including supplier management

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree or higher

  • Experience with high speed manufacturing/converting machinery

  • 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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