Have you heard? Georgia-Pacific is opening a new state-of-the art lumber mill in Albany, Georgia, with an anticipated start date of late 2019. Once in operation, this location will receive produce approximately 350 million board-feet of lumber a year with plans to expand beyond that in the future! This is an exciting opportunity to work in a technologically advanced plant.
Georgia-Pacific is seeking Department Leaders in our lumber mill in Albany, GA. The department leaders will oversee the Dry End Department and the Green-End Department. The Department Leaders will be responsible for leading a wood products production team to work injury-free/incident free in a batch manufacturing environment, consistent with Georgia-Pacific's management philosophy and framework. The Department Leaders are also responsible for supporting an approach to optimize the constraining process and machine centers.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Facilitating team development and growth; through effective communication and performance evaluations
Prioritizing work orders to address machine center functionality and optimize on equipment availability
Ensuring areas operate effectively and efficiently; meeting or exceeding benchmark & milestones.
Utilizing work processes to effectively manage and facilitate good asset health through PM & PdM
Building employee commitment and ownership and hold personnel accountable to meet those expectations
Facilitating team developmental growth by reviewing and evaluating personnel performance
Motivating and encouraging team to positively contribute in their roles to capture long-term value for facility
Driving safety excellence through personnel involvement, ownership & accountability.
Proactively identify hazards and implement appropriate mitigating strategies to improve safety capacity
Facilitating resolution to complex or chronic issues preventing equipment design
Owning data entry and accuracy compiled to create departmental reports
What You Will Need:
High school diploma or GED
Two (2) or more years of supervisory or management experience in an industrial, manufacturing or military environment
Experience in leading a department or organization in EH&S, Reliability, Production, Cost and Quality Excellence
Experience in analyzing production data to eliminate waste and foster continuous improvement
Must have working knowledge and experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to learn various PC-based production and operations applications
Must be able and willing to work a flexible work schedule
Must be able and willing to work in an industrial manufacturing plant including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas
Must be able and willing to work safely, and promote safe work practices
What Will Put You Ahead?
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical engineering or a similar discipline
Supervisory experience in green end operations
Supervisory experience in dry end operations, planing and shipping
Experience working with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) - SAP, MP2, ActivePlant