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Georgia-Pacific, LLC.

Cellulose Mill Operations Manager

Post Date:Jan 01, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-AL-Perdue Hill Job Reference:051221

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Operations Leader for a fully integrated bleached pulp mill operation in Perdue Hill, AL. This position will have operational responsibility for the operating areas of Woodyard, Fiberline/pulp mill, Pulp Dryer and Power/Utilities and will report to the facility Vice-President/General Manager.   The role is expected to lead the operations organization to achieve safety, environmental, and quality excellence and to improve faster than the competition in all operational elements. The operations leader will work with employees to develop a culture which is defined by our guiding principles and to grow our ability to understand and apply MBM® (Market Based Management) philosophy and tools in decision making and management of operations.  

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Engage the hearts and minds of employees to strive for zero safety incidents
  • Strive to achieve environmental and compliance excellence in all aspects of the operation
  • Provide strategic leadership and coaching to engage all employees in a shared vision for the operation
  • Develop an understanding of the true current state, the desired future state, develops and executes plans and strategies to close the gaps
  • Seek out and use the best available knowledge to advance faster than the competition
  • Develop, lead and coach teams for maximum engagement and participation in pursuit of objectives and goals
  • Manage and advance all aspects of manufacturing – Safety & Health, Environmental, Reliability, Quality, Productivity, Cost, Yield, Compliance and Capital/Maintenance Investment
  • Direct and indirect responsibilities for salary and hourly operation employees, including development of roles/responsibilities/expectations, performance reviews and compensation evaluations for each individual employee

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or at least 10 years of managerial experience in an operational, engineering, or maintenance role in a manufacturing environment
  • Ten (10) or more years of leadership experience in a pulp & paper, chemical, or equivalent processing facility
  • Plant leadership experience or experience leading a multifunctional team, including maintenance, environment health & safety, engineering, and operations
  • Strategy development experience
  • Experience managing business financials (including profit & loss, capital investments, etc)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills throughout all levels of the organization

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Pulp & Paper Science/Technology
  • Experience in pulp & paper production
  • Ten (10) or more years of leadership experience in a pulp & paper or chemical processing facility  
  • Continuous pulping, bleaching and recovery experience with maintenance, engineering and paper-making/pulp drying experience a plus  

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

As one of six world-class mills in the GP Cellulose business, Alabama River Cellulose (fully integrated pulp mill) produces specialty fluff and market pulp delivered worldwide to customers for a variety of high-end uses and converting technologies.   Capital Reinvestment: More than $300 million since 2010. Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components.   About 90% of facility’s energy is from renewable resources or bio-mass and mill is a net seller of electrical power. The mill continues to make strategic, long-term capital investments for operational excellence to compete in the global marketplace.   Georgia -Pacific Alabama River Cellulose mill manufactures hardwood and softwood pulps, called Golden Isles Fluff.  Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components. To learn more about our Cellulose Division, visit Perdue Hill, AL in Monroe County, which is in southwest Alabama, about halfway between Montgomery and Mobile, and a short drive off Interstate 65.  We are 162 miles from Birmingham AL, 86 miles from Pensacola, FL, 231 miles from New Orleans, LA and 261 miles from Atlanta, GA.  Hunting, fishing, and visiting historical landmarks are among the hobbies residents enjoy. We are 15 miles from Monroeville, AL. To learn more about Monroeville, check out the link below: The mill is an active community supporter through partnerships with Monroe County Public Schools, Alabama Southern Community College, United Way, Monroe Health Foundation, YMCA and many others.

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.

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