Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by 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. Georgia-Pacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.
Lead a wood products production team to work injury-free/incident free in a continuous manufacturing environment consistent with company philosophy and framework. Supervise/coordinate maintenance efforts that drive improvement in all associated work processes affecting EHS, compliance, reliability, quality, production and costs. Support the MPO (Machine Paced Operation) Process System to align and optimize the manufacturing enterprise in delivering value to the business. Facilitate team development and growth, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership and holding employees accountable. Must be flexible with shift and/or departmental assignment.
Drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively identify hazards and implement the appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risk involved; monitor the quality of craft work and provide direction to crew members to maximize production efficiency; assist with troubleshooting production issues; provide safety training to crew members; coaching; team development/performance management; data entry and completing/generating reports.
Internal (site): Interacts with key operations personnel such as the Plant Manager, Superintendents (Operations and Maintenance), Human Resources Manager, Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, Quality Manager, maintenance personnel and employees at all levels of the site organization.
A Bachelor's Degree and two (2) or more years of supervisory experience - OR - A high school diploma or equivalent, and three (3) or more years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment.
Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Must have an effective working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC-based production and maintenance reporting systems applications.
Experience in leading improvement efforts in Reliability, and Predictive & Preventive Maintenance.
Experience using Root Cause Analysis and Reliability Centered Maintenance tools
Able to read mechanical, structural and electrical drawings
Must be able and willing to work in a plywood manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas.
Must be able and willing to work safely, and promote and enforce safe work practices.
A Bachelor's Degree in engineering, industrial management or a similar discipline preferred.
Five (5) or more years of experience supervising or managing personnel.
Two (2) or more years supervisory experience in a production, process, reliability, and/or maintenance role.
Experience using mechanical equipment including stationary and rotating equipment
Experience in both electrical and instrumentation maintenance
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities:
Excellent communication and team interaction skills.
Basic accounting and financial knowledge
Proven ability to build and align a team around a shared vision
Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks
Proven experience in computers and standard MS Office software package
Proven experience using a maintenance CMMS for job task execution
Analytical and critical thinking
Proven problem solving skills
Ability to drive change management
Georgia-Pacific - 23 months ago