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Georgia-Pacific Monticello LLC is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader in the area of Pulp Mill and Woodyard operations.  The successful candidate in this role will be responsible for leading daily operations, providing direction in operations excellence performance in the areas of safety, environmental compliance, customer satisfaction, reliability, cost, productivity, yield, organizational effectiveness, and strategic planning.
Monticello is nestled in the heart of Mississippi’s Piney Woods region, along the Pearl River. It’s home to more than 1,700 people, and serves as the seat of Lawrence County.  It’s a bustling town filled with grace and southern hospitality.  Monticello is within 20 miles from Brookhaven, MS and 60 miles from Hattiesburg & Jackson, MS. 


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Lead the departments to achieve a safety & environmental incident free workplace by identifying critical hazards and mitigating the risk based on criticality.  
  • Manage and direct the work process for the high yield pulping, causticizing plant and woodyard operations.  
  • Provide leadership consistent with our MBM® guiding principles to facilitate the development of oneself and the salaried & hourly department personnel to improve operational performance of the department and facility.  
  • Continuously evaluate & identify constraints to eliminate quality & production bottlenecks and lead plans to improve current capability & yield to improve our relative competitive position.
  • Optimize and coordinate planning for scheduled shutdowns, operator training, and maintenance & capital projects.
  • Provide daily support & technical expertise to area operators & maintenance personnel.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities & tasks effectively.
  • Provide strategic & tactical thinking and decision making.
  • Effectively provide written & verbal communication throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Proactively innovative with a high sense of urgency, disciplined, accountable, proven good judgment & decision making, economic & critical thinking skills, and effective problem solving.
  • Maintain high standards of quality and reliability to ensure customer satisfaction.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Paper Science or other technical discipline OR 10+ years of progressive responsibility in Pulp & Paper industry
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend duty as necessary to manage facility performance
  • Experience in developing and implementing improvement processes and projects
  • Experience with technical troubleshooting and problem solving ability; utilize constructive challenge to drive to the optimum solution  

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Experience in high yield pulping & causticizing plant
  • Experience supervising an operating department
  • Experience working within Process Safety Management covered processes
  • Basic process control knowledge/experience
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of product stewardship and quality systems
  •  Computer proficiency with Microsoft project, CMMS, and PI





Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

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.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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