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Title:  Chemical Process Engineer IV

Requisition ID:  7783-159
Location: 

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  E4

MISSION / SUMMARY:

This is a key manufacturing position with oversight of day to day operations, production improvements, ensuring the operational efficiency and safe operations of the Recycle area of the mill. Understanding and aligning business operations and production as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

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

 

  • Assist the area Superintendent in leading approximately 20 hourly employees in the operation of the Recycle area including 3 pulpers and managing broke from 3 paper machines.
  • Accountable for area performance in accordance to established key performance indicators (KPI’s) to include: safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping, quality and efficiency.
  • Drive safety to zero injuries and support mill transition to safety focused culture.
  • Assist in establishing and direction of 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.
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement.
  • Determine training needs and administer appropriate training programs for salaried and hourly employees in each production area in the most reliable manner.
  • Assist in the creation/management of the KPI’s and drive compliance to center lines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the pulp and paper industry.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably engineering) or, in lieu of degree, a minimum of 15 years of compensatory closely related work experience required.

SKILLS:

  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines on a continuous basis.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Project, Excel and Word.
  • Strong team player and communicator
  • Proven ability to self-manage in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

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.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

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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