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Technology Leader - IT at Georgia Pacific

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Crossett, Arkansas

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

At Koch Industries, we offer opportunities for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world, responsibilities and rewards based on contributions, and competitive Pay and Benefits.  Koch companies employ more 120,000 people across 60 countries, and include companies such as Georgia-Pacific, Molex, INVISTA, Guardian Industries, and Flint Hills Resources.  


As the Technology Leader for the Crossett site, you will primarily be responsible for the following:


  • Oversight and leadership for the site IT 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 and 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:

A strong performer in this role will effectively apply our MBM® management philosophy to excel at: 

  • Managing 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.

  • Experience developing/communicating vision and strategy. 

  • Experience with successful implementation of project management methodology and toolsets.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • At least 5 years of experience in an information technology field or related engineering field.

  • At least 2 years of direct supervisory experience leading teams.


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.



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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