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International Paper CompanyOglethorpe, GA
  • What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference?
  • It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities.
  • This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products.
  • IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology.
  • We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success.
  • We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams.
  • At International Paper, you control your destiny.
  • We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards.
  • When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
  • The Manufacturing Excellence Leader will be responsible for all Manufacturing Excellence Initiatives, including strategy deployment and deliberate and continuous improvement, for the assigned area.
  • Additionally, they will also be responsible for leading and educating the operations and maintenance teams in the assigned area in the Lean Six Sigma tools.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the area of safety; support broad based participation in the mill's safety process.
  • Drive, develop and implement innovative capital process changes which will improve product quality, reduce operating cost, or provide a capital advantage.
  • Responsible building plan to close ME R-gap for the assigned area.
  • Utilize Manufacturing Excellence tools to drive a culture of deliberate improvement and engage employees in participating in cost improvement projects.
  • Responsible for working with and coordination of corporate technology team's cost reduction ideas and initiatives in the assigned area.
  • Will work to train mill population in white belt, yellow belt, and green belt.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • 5 or more years engineering experience in Utilities, preferably in a manufacturing continual improvement environment.
  • 5 years of management and/or leadership experience in Utilities area.
  • Qualified candidates have strong leadership skills focused on accountability and results, and have strong organization and planning skills.
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Action Oriented, Timely Decisions, Innovation Management, Interpersonal Savvy, Managerial Courage, Managing and measuring work, motivating others, organizing, perseverance, perspective, planning, problem solving, process management, results oriented, standing alone, TQM/Re-Engineering
  • International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans
  • Oglethorpe, GA, US, 31068-8425
  • Date: Aug 4, 2021
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