Title:  Supv. III, Mill OPS

Requisition ID:  20783-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


Provide direct on shift supervision for Power and Recovery Department. Power & recovery operation supports four paper machines, fiber process with includes 3 continuous digesters (3-Kamyr) and an OCC plant (recycle fiber from our internal converting plants and DLK from the open market)

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

  • Directly supervises approximately 20 hourly employees in the operation of power and steam generation and distribution systems, and chemical recovery operations in a large pulp and paper mill.  Assets include three power boilers at 1,100,000 lbs/hr. two are package with gas burners that operate at 600 psi. Also a high pressure boiler fired on gas and bark that operates at 1500 psi. 2 G.E. turbines that can maximize electrical generation at ~35MW and a Gas Turbine that generates ~32 MW . Two recovery boilers that burn a combined average of 4.0MMILBS/Day.
  • Accountable for overall shift performance in accordance to established key performance indicators (KPI’s) to include: safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping, quality and efficiency.  Takes necessary actions to ensure goals are achieved in a team environment by leading or promoting problem solving and development of countermeasures that will prevent future reoccurrence.
  • Plan and control the generation and distribution of steam, generation and distribution of electrical power and chemical recovery operations against operating targets. 
  • This role actively leads 5S and lean manufacturing programs by ensuring goals are met within the department. The Supervisor, Power and Recovery ensures completion of all required paperwork, schedules, work orders, etc.


Required Skills


  • Ability to work a rotating 12-hour shift schedule including some weekends. 5-week rotation work schedule: 3 off, 4 on; 7 off, 4 on; 3 off, 3 on; 1 off, 4 on. This 5-week rotation provides weekends off: 2 long weekends Friday through Sunday and one Friday and Saturday off.
  • SAP experience preferred.

Required Experience


  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing, preferably in a power and recovery operation.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent power and recovery experience will also be considered.

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 www.graphicpkg.com.

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