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Fiber & Utilities Superintendent
Green Bay
Company description

Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) is a privately family-owned , vertically integrated and diversified manufacturing company consisting of corrugated container converting plants, folding carton operations, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Green Bay Packaging Inc. employs more than 4,000 team members and operates over 30 facilities in 14 states each with a dedication to innovative development of its products and forestry resources, with a focus on safety, quality, sustainability, and continuous improvement. For more information about Green Bay Packaging Inc., visit www.gbp.com.

Division description
Green Bay Packaging, Green Bay Mill Division is a fully-integrated paper mill that manufactures containerboard using 100% recycled furnish.  The operation consists of one paper machine responsible for the production of linerboard and medium paper used to manufacture corrugated boxes.  This family-owned mill is located near the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Job description
Reporting to the Production Manager, the Fiber & Utilities Superintendent will manage day to day activities of the recycled fiber & utilities departments.  The Fiber & Utilities Superintendent will focus on the areas of operational best practices, technology advancement, process improvement projects, cost improvement projects, capital justification, and planning activities. Responsibilities include:
  • Provide leadership to maintain safe working conditions, good housekeeping practices, and 100 % environmental compliance.
  • Increase process reliability, enhance product quality and improve overall process efficiencies through trial work, experimentation, equipment optimization and training/education.
  • Lead group problem solving activities, statistical data analysis activities, and facilitate the establishment of operational best practices.
  • Ensure recycled fiber and utility operations are aligned with all other operating areas.
  • Assist in coordinating daily production operations focusing on optimization of safety, environmental stewardship, profit, and productivity.
  • Lead trouble-shooting and problem-solving efforts through the facilitation of team meetings and on-the-floor leadership to effectively change systems and procedures through the process of continuous improvement.
  • Analyze process data to develop optimum operating strategies.
  • Provide leadership support to teams and motivate staff to achieve production goals.
  • Work on special projects, both engineering and those dealing with changes in the infrastructure of the mill organization.
  • Undergraduate degree in Paper Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in the paper industry or manufacturing environment. Previous superintendent experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Possession of key competencies including conflict management, business negotiation, organization, analytical skills, and decision-making.
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and provide leadership and training to key personnel.
  • Ability to work with other departments to achieve GBMD’s visions and strategies by motivating, inspiring and gaining commitment for a course of action that achieves results.
  • Understanding of how to manage all aspects of operations (safety, environmental, vendors, production, purchasing, etc).
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels.
  • Ability to communicate and educate others on complex process issues and statistical data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience with union relations preferred.
Job Type
We offer a competitive wage and an excellent benefit package including access to our Employee Health and Wellness clinic, medical, dental, life, STD/LTD, and a company matching 401(k).

Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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