Stock Prep Superintendent in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States at Graphic Packaging International

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description

MISSION / SUMMARY:

This position is critical to the managing the safe and reliable operations of equipment in the Woodmill, Kraft, Caustic and Recycle areas of the mill. They understand and align business operations as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

Initially this position will help develop, design, engineer and build 1300 OCC system. They will transition to leading stock prep startup tasks such as training, startup production and all other duties required to start production including training.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide leadership to all aspects of the operation.
  • Able to establish a high level of standards within the department.
  • Drive safety to Zero injuries and support mill transition to safety focused culture.
  • Establish and direct production operations in a safe and orderly manner providing quality products according to job schedules and customer specifications.
  • Develop, plan, and administer material and labor usage.
  • Establish and provide the operational expertise component of leading and managing our cultural change process, the strategic and forward-thinking capabilities in both the operational and human capital areas of the operation.
  • Develop improved methods for new capital investments, cost reduction and equipment refurbishment.
  • Administer and implement Labor relations (CBA) through consultation with the Human Resource and Mill Managers.
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement.
  • Determine training needs and administer appropriate training programs for salaried and hourly employees in each production area in the most reliable manner.
  • Provide leadership with the implementation of problem solving strategies and execution of key performance objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience in the pulp and paper industry. 
  • Experience with pulp digesters is preferred. 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering

SKILLS:

  • Embrace a challenge
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • General Mechanical, electrical and controls knowledge
  • Very good Team building and coaching skills
  • Facilitation Skills

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Managing Through Systems
  • Drive for Results
  • Command Skills

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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