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Title:  Superintendent, Power & Recovery

Requisition ID:  14360-159

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY: Roles and Responsibilities include: This position is critical to the operations of the Mill supervising and managing the operation of power and steam generation and distribution systems, and chemical recovery operations in GPI's largest pulp and paper mill.


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

  • Establish and direct production operations in a safe and orderly manner providing quality products according to job schedules and customer specifications.
  • Develop, plan, and administer material and labor usage.
  • Establish and provide the operational expertise component of leading and managing our cultural change process, the strategic and forward-thinking capabilities in both the operational and human capital areas of the operation.
  • Develop improved methods for new capital investments, cost reduction and equipment refurbishment.
  • Administer and implement Labor relations (CBA) through consultation with the Human Resource and Mill Managers.
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement.
  • Determine training needs and administer appropriate training programs for salaried and hourly employees I the Power and Recovery areas.
  • Provide leadership with the implementation of problem solving strategies and execution of key performance objectives in the generation and distribution of steam, electrical power, and chemical recovery operations.




  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience in the pulp and paper industry. 



  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering.


Required Skills:

  • This position requires key competencies that include: an individual with strong communication and problem-solving skills, demonstrated leadership and collaboration in a team environment, persistence and enthusiasm to get the job done, planning and organizational skills, analytical thinking skills, ability to think ahead and take initiative, strategic planning, quality orientation and a commitment to excellence, and superior interpersonal people skills. 
  • The successful candidate must exhibit proven ability to self-manage in a dynamic, unionized fast paced environment.  
  • SAP and a working knowledge of six sigma principles preferred.

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 approximately 19,000 employees working in more than 100 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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