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Title:  Asst Superintendent II - Fiber

Requisition ID:  12198-159
Location: 

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Title:             Assistant Superintendent-Fiber (Kraft, Caustic and Recycle)            

Organization:             Graphic Packaging International, LLC

Unit:                           Paperboard Division

Reports to:                 Fiber Superintendent            

Location:                     Macon, GA     

Posting Date:              3/22/21

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.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is a premier paperboard packaging company serving the food, beverage, foodservice and consumer product markets. We also are a leading producer of labels, bags and specialty packaging. Our packaging is used every day by many of the world’s best-known brands and our growing markets include microwave packaging, heat-transfer labels and sustainable packaging.

We believe that our vision -- to provide packaging solutions that improve the world in which we live -- can be achieved by delivering true value to our customers, building a high performance culture for our employees, creating superior returns for our shareholders, and by being an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities in which we operate.

Headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia, in the U.S., Graphic Packaging has over 17,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

MISSION / SUMMARY: Roles and Responsibilities include: The Assistant Superintendent of Fiber will provide day to day leadership to improve safety, environmental compliance, quality, cost control and production for the for the Kraft, Caustic and Recycle areas of the mill consisting of nine (9) batch digesters with associated chip feeding equipment, two (2) chemi-washer lines, two (2) lime kilns and associated recaust equipment, and a three (3) pulper recycle operation.

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

  • Actively promote and model safety in all aspects of daily mill operations.
  • Work with supervisors to coach, lead, support and develop production personnel
  • Assist with implementing continuous improvement
  • Assist with managing outage scheduling
  • Assist in all manufacturing activities in a manner that meets or exceeds performance and budget expectations
  • Work with supervisors to implement effective training plans for each shift and develop the workforce
  • Support the goals and initiatives of all departments of the mill
  • Effectively communicates up and down the organization on key issues (e.g. performance feedback, employee issues, etc.) 
  • Ensures completion of all required paperwork, schedules, work orders, etc.
  • Verifies operator rounds are completed and recorded.
  • Assist in developing training programs for salaried and hourly employees in the Fiber and Recycle areas.                                                                                                 
  • Provide leadership with the implementation of problem-solving strategies and execution of key performance objectives in the production for the Kraft, Caustic and Recycle

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

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

 EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering

SKILLS:

  • Embraces a challenge
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • General mechanical electrical and controls knowledge
  • Exceptional team building and coaching skills
  • Solid communication 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.
  • Weekend duty leader 7-8 times per year
  • 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
  • Drive for Results
  • Action Oriented
  • Managing Through Systems
  • Command Skills

 We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.


Required Experience






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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