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Title:  Supvr., Power & Recovery

Requisition ID:  11578-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  95


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 63MW. Two recovery boilers and 2 Kilns (12’x275’) fired on natural gas.
  • 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


  • 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.



  • 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

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.

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