Plant Superintendent (Corrugated Box Plant)

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Plant Superintendent – Corrugated Box Plant – Mount Olive, IL
Georgia-Pacific in Mount Olive, IL is recruiting a Plant Superintendent for the corrugated and converting operations. The Plant Superintendent is directly responsible for leading all production while driving 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. 
 A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
  • Advancing our company culture, Market Based Management
  • Identifying and aligning operational priorities with commercial business vision, ensuring production and delivery of the highest quality products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans and profit objectives
  • Partnering 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:
  • Bachelor’s Degree OR in lieu of a degree, five (5) or more years of leadership experience
  • Five (5) or more years of leadership experience supporting a manufacturing operation, with responsibility for direct reports
  • 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 Microsoft Word (document creation), Excel (creating and analyzing spreadsheets), and Outlook (email and calendar) 
What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a corrugated manufacturing facility or continuous process manufacturing environment
  • Continuous improvement experience and/or education (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Experience with maintenance and reliability concepts (asset strategies)
  • Experience with financial analysis/economic thinking for plant production costs
Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
The Mount Olive Corrugated Facility has been in operation since 1972.  The facility produces estimated 6 million square feet of corrugated boxes daily, primarily producing boxes used by our customers for secondary packaging.  The facility was recognized in 2013 for Top Safety Performance and has received continued capital investment to continue our vision of Operations Excellence.  The Mount Olive Plant is located less than an hour commute from St. Louis, Missouri and Springfield, IL.
Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. To learn more about our Corrugated Division, visit



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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