13 days old
2017-11-082017-12-07

Plant Superintendent

Georgia-Pacific
West Chester Township, OH
  • Job Code
    048839

Georgia-Pacific
Who is Georgia-Pacific? Watch to find out!


Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly plywood and RESI-MIX wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft, Brawny, and Dixie on retail shelves and enMotion towels, Compact bath tissue and SmartStock cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit www.gp.com.

Georgia-Pacific is currently seeking aPlant Superintendent for our West Chester, OH Corrugated Packaging Plant. The Plant Superintendent will initially be responsible for 3 salaried direct reports.



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:



  • Ensuring that all employees are working in a safe manner.


  • Creating a culture where employees address unsafe conditions, unsafe behaviors and participate and make suggestions for improvement.


  • Being a change agent and actively promote safety activities and participation within the organization


  • Driving adherence to plant safety, housekeeping, and 6S efforts, including the identification of safety gaps and initiation of corrective actions.


  • Providing ongoing support for our Market Based Management (MBM) culture.


  • Promoting a culture of change which empowers employees to understand and accept accountability.


  • Leading the drive for improvement in operational areas such as compliance, reliability, costs, quality, and housekeeping.


  • Utilizing all available resources to ensure product meets or exceeds customer expectations


  • Ensuring best practices are being followed for minimization of waste at machine centers.


  • Leading and tracking continuous improvement opportunities where performance issues are apparent and provide leadership/action plans for gap closure; follow up as required.


  • Identifying repairs needed at machine centers and create work requests for completion; follow up as required.


  • Working to accelerate employee training, understanding, and verification processes for the various plant systems, i.e. CTS, IQS, KIWI Scheduling, PCS Feedback, and BVP.


  • Enhancing operational effectiveness by measuring production efficiencies, analyzing and solving machine downtime causes, eliminating waste, maintaining budgetary raw material usages, performing root cause analysis, production scheduling, and establishing standard operating procedures.


  • Directing salaried supervisors and approximately 65 hourly employees; appraising performance and providing feedback as needed; assisting with complaint resolution; communicate issues and results on a daily basis.


  • Managing and helping to develop first-line supervisors including annual performance reviews.


  • Leading employees to improve their capability and personal performance.



    Check out these videos to learn more about GP Corrugated:
    Georgia-Pacific: How Corrugated Boxes are Made
    Georgia-Pacific: Corrugated






What You Will Need:



Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Must be willing to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment.


  • At least5 or more years of experience supervising employees in manufacturing environments


  • Experience with corrugating or converting equipment


  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)


  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed




What Will Put You Ahead?



Preferred Qualifications:
  • Supervisory experience within the corrugated packaging, folding carton, paper or containerboard industries.


  • Bachelors degree in manufacturing, business, engineering, or related field.


  • Experience working with the KIWI Application


  • Experience with high graphic pre-print




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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