Technology Leader

Information Technology
070258 Requisition #
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As the Technology Leader for the Port Hudson site, you will primarily be responsible for the following:

  • Oversight and leadership for the site IT/OT reliability, capability, and resources.
  • Account manager and service broker for all aspects of IT/OT services and applications, promoting adoption of standard solutions where possible
  • Active participation on the mill leadership team to drive change
  • Advancing innovation, optimization, and automation with energy and enthusiasm
  • Collaboratively define technology automation vision and opportunities for waste elimination  
  • Optimization through material processing and handling product flow and tracking, technology usage, monitoring, and analytics to enable competitive position.
  • Collaboratively work with the Process Controls groups to drive innovations of IOT efforts
  • Executing strategies based on vision which: Leverage technologies, capabilities, and transformation to rapidly improve and influence operating costs
  • Develop capabilities that provide shop floor performance metrics that can be actionable for employees on the shop floor to respond timely to key losses and opportunities
  • Successful implementation of capital projects
  • Challenges the status quo of how work has always been done

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Managed all local IT/OT activity and ensuring it is aligned with the business vision and strategies
  • Working directly with key operations and business leaders to automate and optimize processes
  • Connecting the mill leadership team to IT vision and strategy
  • Developing and gaining buy-in for a comprehensive IT roadmap at the local site
  • Experimenting with new technologies and solutions, enhancing our knowledge of innovation and opportunities
  • Leading local IT/OT resources, consistently staying up-to-date with and connecting IT/OT employees with how they enable GP to create value
  • Managing internal and 3rd party infrastructure resources for delivery of critical site services
  • Active member of Manufacturing IT community sharing best practices and standards
  • Understanding and promoting awareness & adoption of leveraged applications and services
  • Provide transformational and collaborative leadership in working with Process Control, Engineering and Operations groups

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of experience in an information technology field or related engineering field
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience leading teams
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing/communicating vision and strategy
  • Experience with successful implementation of project management methodology and toolsets

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment
  • Process control/engineering and/or automation experience
  • Experience gathering customer ideas/requirements and translating into effective solutions
  • Strong project management skills and ability to coordinate resources
  • Ability to lead with vision and tenacity

Physical Requirements:

  • This is manufacturing facility and must be able to perform tasks on the operating floors and environment
  • Installing  networking equipment that may weigh up to 40 lbs

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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