21 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 Retail Paper Machine Manager (known within GP as a Product System Leader) 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, two Kraft 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 Product System Leader will be responsible for the 3 Paper Machines in our Tissue department. This individual will report to the Operations Manager-Tissue and will work closely with Manufacturing Engineers, Maintenance Planners, Craftspeople, Engineering Managers, Operations, and Contractors to create the greatest long-term value for GP.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Lead and foster a safety culture that values risk identification and personal ownership, through a principle based approach

  • Lead and mentor employees to apply MBM (Market Based Management), consistent with our Guiding Principles

  • Ensure organizational structure, succession plans and individual roles, responsibilities and expectations are aligned with mill and organizational tactical and strategic goals and maximize value for the company

  • Lead the implementation of complete asset strategies and facilitate zone ownership strategy and operator basic care execution by transferring ownership to operators and technicians to operate, maintain and improve

  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership in the areas of safety, asset reliability, cost optimization, quality capability, productivity and strategic capital planning and execution

  • Optimize the product stream

  • Responsible for asset performance to meet facility goals

  • Hold team and individuals accountable for operating and reliability strategies

  • Help transfer knowledge to team members and enable them to succeed

  • Participate in process for team selection, development, and performance management/improvement of operators/technicians

  • Develop framework and systems to allow the team to succeed

  • Ability to get work done through others

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher

  • 5 years of experience leading aspects of a manufacturing process

  • Previous experience within a continuous process production environment

  • Pulp and Paper experience

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering

  • Experience leading a towel or tissue product stream with one or more paper machines and a converting operation

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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