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Title:  Asst Superintendent II - Fiber

Requisition ID:  18178 - 159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Assistant Superintendent II - Woodyard



The Assistant Superintendent II – Woodyard is a position within the Pulp Business Unit, reporting directly to the Fibers Manufacturing Manager.  This role serves as a point position for all facets of day-to-day operation and maintenance of the Woodyard as well as coordinating fiber sourcing in cooperation with International Paper Fiber Supply and Augusta Chip. 


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

  • Exhibiting safety leadership and encouraging safety engagement
  • Ensuring 100% environmental compliance
  • Ensuring 100% compliance to State, insurance and company operating regulations
  • Working with the Fibers Department Supervisors to engage crews
  • Supporting crew training, blended learning, and certification activities
  • Setting daily, weekly and monthly operations priorities.
  • Monitoring process health while meeting daily, weekly and monthly operational targets
  • Meeting daily with maintenance resources to maintain the woodyard equipment in good working order while controlling repair budgets
  • Working with Manufacturing Optimization organization and process engineering to implement sustainable cost reduction projects
  • Working with Reliability organization and process control implement sustainable reliability improvement projects
  • Working with Fiber Supply to maintain an inventory of chips and round wood in the system
  • Working with Augusta Chip to coordinate outages and chip supply to the Pulp Business Unit
  • Support Major outage planning and execution activities


Required Skills


  • Functional technical skills
  • Drive for results
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
  • Priority Setting
  • Conflict management


Required Experience


  • Seven plus years of relevant manufacturing or operations management experience
  • Five plus years of relevant Woodyard experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience (Preferably in both maintenance and production)
  • Thorough knowledge of Woodyard systems, concepts and application



  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver


At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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