Plant Superintendent

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Georgia-Pacific is recruiting an Plant Superintendent for the corrugated converting operations in La Mirada, CA.


The Plant Superintendent will be a leader in the facility to help create a culture of safety, compliance as well as Principled Entrepreneurship®. The person selected for this role should have a thorough understanding of process improvement, demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and engage others to contribute at the highest level. We employ more than 90 people in our facility where we manufacture corrugated sheets and convert them into corrugated boxes for our customers. 


La Mirada is located outside of Los Angeles in Los Angeles County and bordering Orange County.  It is only ten minutes from area attractions like Disneyland, and a short drive from area beaches.  The La Mirada plant employs around 90 union hourly employees.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Advance our company culture, Market Based Management
  • Identify and align operational priorities with commercial business vision - ensure production and delivery of the highest quality products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans and profit objectives
  • Partner with plant leadership to enhance facility performance and metrics - lead and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives and develop innovative practices, methods and procedures that add value for the facility
  • Creating and maintaining a cohesive team of leaders and providing coaching and development; accomplish objectives through leading others
  • Creating and maintaining a positive work environment for all employees. Spending time on the floor engaging with employees and overseeing plant operations as appropriate.
  • Identifying and implementing systems and equipment upgrades and improvements to drive long term value creation
  • Understanding and being able to interpret and analyze financial and operating statements

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five (5) or more years of manufacturing operations leadership with multiple direct reports
  • Previous experience in a continuous process manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading and facilitating operational and cultural changes with results
  • Experience with reliability concepts (ex. asset strategies)
  • Experience with financial analysis/economic thinking around plant production costs
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Continuous improvement experience and/or education
  • Knowledge of: equipment servicing, planning/scheduling, supply chain management, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering, quality and corrugator/converting processes and equipment
  • Experience in union relations
  • Experience with statistical analysis

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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