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Manufacturing Transformation Leader - Consumer Products Operations

Georgia-Pacific Atlanta, GA
  • Posted: November 05, 2019
  • Full-Time

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out! Georgia-Pacific is looking for qualified professionals to be one of our Manufacturing Transformation Leaders (MTL), to provide transformation change leadership, mentoring and coaching talent to efficiently and effectively move organizational efforts with sustainable results within our Consumer Products manufacturing operations. The Manufacturing Transformation Leader (MTL) will utilize leadership, influence, manufacturing experience and communication capabilities to develop and implement rapid transformational improvements for priority initiatives.

Types of initiatives can be diverse but will typically improve a site's competitive position in regard to production, cost, quality, risk reduction, and organizational effectiveness. The MTL will work with other stakeholders to include leadership, the manufacturing facility as well as support capabilities such as engineering, quality, safety, human resources, third party vendors and other partners to drive the initiative. The success of this role will be measured in how effectively and efficiently manufacturing sites can be transformed through prioritized initiatives against measured baselines and targets.

As such, MTLs will need the ability and courage to coach and effectively challenge several levels of leadership, from senior leaders to front line leaders, as well as shop floor operating and maintenance technicians. MTLs will be expected to have knowledge of new process and technologies that can aid in the transformation while (when applicable) breaking old paradigms. MTLs need to effectively and objectively escalate and remove barriers that are impeding progress on initiatives.

This position may be home-based, will require up to 80% travel, and will be working in a manufacturing/industrial environment. This role will have high visibility with key site and corporate leadership and will be working as part of a team to deliver significant financial bets to the business. A Day In The Life Typically Includes: Urgently developing and delivering a substantial improvement increase against a measurable and prioritized initiative within a defined time.

Effectively communicating across all levels of the organization to ensure stakeholders are aligned to financial, operational, and risk mitigation expectations associated with the initiative. Aligning resources to a common priority; assurance that assigned resources are effective and required resources are urgently requested and obtained. Influencing initiative stakeholders to adopt new process, methods, and technologies where appropriate.

Leveraging and adhering to existing processes, methods, and technologies where applicable. Effectively applying the challenge process; urgent removal and escalation of issues that are prohibiting delivery of initiative results. Effectively applying various continuous improvement tools and operating discipline to drive the initiative.

Effectively managing the project controls of assigned initiatives; scope, resources, schedule, and measurables. Upon completing initiatives, consult with manufacturing sites and other corporate resources to prepare for sustainable transition to base operations. What You Will Need: Basic Qualifications: 8 or more years of experience working within a manufacturing or industrial setting; direct experience must include operational responsibilities or direct consultation.

Experience with driving manufacturing change against targeted initiatives. Experience with transforming a manufacturing organization to meet priorities. Willing and able to travel domestically up to 80% (M-F) with occasional weekend travel.

Experience using Microsoft Office Tools such as Word (i.e. creating documents), Excel (i.e. creating spreadsheets, utilizing formulas, & analyzing data), and Outlook (i.e.

scheduling meeting invites & emailing) What Will Put You Ahead? Preferred Qualifications: &bsp; Bachelor's degree or higher Manufacturing Management or Direct Supervisory experience with responsibility for direct reports. 12 or more years of operational experience within a manufacturing or industrial setting or direct consultation Continuous Improvement certification (Six Sigma, LEAN or similar) Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) Experience in Management Systems/Operating Discipline Experience working within pulp, paper, and/or tissue converting 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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