Title:  Manufacturing Associate Manager- Fiber

Requisition ID:  1089

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


The Assistant Superintendent II – Pulp/Fiber is a position within the Pulp Mill/Fiber department, reporting directly to the Manufacturing Manager – Fiber. This position manages and coordinates the activities of employees engaged in process for Digester / Bleach Plant areas or the Caustic / Kiln / R8 areas based on the experience of the individual. This individual will be responsible for employee safety, regulatory compliance, product quality and overall process management and reliability of the assigned area.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.
• Exhibiting safety leadership, modeling safe behaviors, and encouraging safety engagement
• Ensuring 100% environmental compliance with all systems, including PSM and NCG systems
• Ensuring 100% compliance to State, insurance, and company operating regulations
• Working with Fibers Supervisors to engage crews in continuous improvements and safety improvements
• Supporting crew training, blended learning, and certification activities
• Setting daily, weekly, and monthly operating priorities.
• Monitoring process health while meeting daily, weekly and monthly operational and cost targets
• Working with the process engineers to implement sustainable cost reduction projects
• Working with Reliability organization and process control group to implement sustainable reliability improvement projects
• Ensure major outage planning and execution activities are completed safety, successfully, and on budget.
• Work systems implementation for the area
• Coordinating daily and weekly maintenance and operations activities for the area
• Pulping area consist of (2) continuous digesters and a 3 and 4 stage bleach plant
• Recaust area consist of (2) lime kilns, (2) slakers, (2) eco-filters, and a R8 ClO2 generator.


• 5+ years’ progressive and practical pulp mill operation experience.
• Previous supervisory experience preferred.


• BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience
• Five plus years of relevant pulp mill experience
• Supervisory experience preferred
• Demonstrated leadership
• Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
• Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proactive problem solver


• 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. Must be willing to work weekend duty for the overall Pulp Mill area.


• Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 8+-hour
• Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
• Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
• Use of various office, hand tools or electrical equipment
• Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and times of increased heat and humidity.
• The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.


• Building Effective Teams
• Priority Setting
• Drive for Results
• Action Oriented
• Managing and Measuring Work
• Managing Through Systems


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.

Nearest Major Market: Augusta