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Production Leader

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Palatka
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:


Georgia-Pacific has an exciting opportunity for a talented Converting Production Leader at our Palatka, Florida Consumer Products manufacturing operation. 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 Production Leader will work in our Angel Soft Tissue Converting department reporting to the Business Unit Leader and will work closely with Maintenance, Engineering, and Contractors to create the greatest long-term value for GP.

What You Will Do In Your Role

* Create an environment where the team achieves zero incidents in Environmental, Health and Safety
* 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 in ways that are consistent with our Guiding Principles
* Advance the application of the MBM Framework
* Ensure GP's reliability and asset strategy for the Angel Soft Department are being carried out by Manufacturing Engineers
* Ensure implementation of complete asset strategies and zone ownership strategies are being executed by manufacturing team.
* Advance the
* Provide strategic leadership in the areas of safety, asset reliability, cost optimization, quality capability, productivity and strategic capital planning and execution.
* Obtain Engineering and Project Management resources on capital improvement projects
* Position team for year-over-year continuous improvement.
* Interface with Mill Management and other area leaders to develop mill strategies
* Accountable for financial spend/budget for the department
* Accountable for KPIs related to safety, quality, production, and costs for department
* Ensure excellence in the areas of Chemical Process Safety and Process Safety Management in the department

The Experience You Will Bring


* Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering OR in lieu of a degree, 20 or more years of experience working in a manufacturing operation
* 10 or more years of experience working within a continuous industrial manufacturing process.
* 5 or more years of experience in leadership positions with direct reports
* Experience managing projects with a variety of size and scope.

What Will Put You Ahead

Preferred Qualifications:

* 5 or more years of experience working within a Tissue Converting segment
* 10 years of experience in leadership positions with direct reports
* Knowledge of PCMC, Infinity, and E80 equipment

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Palm Coast , Production Leader, Professions , Palatka, Florida

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