15 days old


Palatka, FL 32177
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific has an exciting opportunity for a talented Logistics Manager at our Palatka, Florida facility. Located just south of Jacksonville and west of St. Augustine, FL, the Palatka mill employs about 850 people has three tissue paper machines as well as several converting lines and produces consumer tissue products such as bath tissue and paper towels sold under the Georgia-Pacific brand names of Angel Soft, Quilted Northern, Brawny, and Sparkle. The Logistics Manager will work in our Tissue Shipping department reporting to the Mill Manager. If you are a strategic leader looking to make an impact in the logistics, receiving, warehouse and supply chain units then this is the opportunity for you. You can expect to apply focus on leading large and small scale projects to increase throughput capacity, equipment reliability, efficiency, and traceability; as well as learning to drive continuous improvement of safety and compliance, quality, cost and inventory management aligned with our MBM Guiding Principles.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • As a member of the plant leadership team, you will be responsible for 2 Shipping Departments, Vital Supplies and Production Planning with a team of 6 supervisors and a group of approximately 140 hourly employees in a 24/7 union environment.

  • You will learn to apply MBM (Market Based Management) in your role as a leader.
    • This will help you as you initiate, lead, and deliver improvement projects to increase throughput capacity, equipment reliability, and material/finished goods tracking that provide the business with a competitive advantage in the marketplace

  • You will be able to apply your project management, communication and leadership skills to promote collaboration, teamwork and high level cooperation across the business in a way that will help you to build and maintain relationships throughout the operation and the business.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in logistics, engineering, supply chain management, project management or business management

  • 5 or more years of experience within a leadership position in manufacturing, logistics or warehouse environment

  • Experience using common manufacturing metrics such as productivity, spoilage, quality, cost, reliability, and accuracy

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in business, logistics or supply chain management

  • 2 or more years of experience within a department manager position requiring strategic leadership

  • Experience using inventory tracking software systems

  • Experience working with order/shipment planning software

  • Project Management Experience

  • Product Stewardship Experience

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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