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ME Leader-Pulp & Recovery

Description: 

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

 

Position Title

Manufacturing Excellence Area Leader – Pulp and Recovery

 

Category/Shift:

Salaried Full-Time

 

Physical Location:

401 Avenue U

Bogalusa, LA 70427

 

The Job You Will Perform:

  • Serve as a Manufacturing Excellence resource for assigned Business Unit areas.
  • Primarily responsible for development and implementation of Deliberate Improvements focused on capital and non-capital cost reduction, waste reduction, process efficiency and variability reduction projects.

Coordinate use of ME toolbox as needed to address mill issues including 5S, Kaizen, A3 project management and other ME tools.

  • Participate in IAP (Integrated Action Plan) and Realizable Gap (R-Gap) process, including serving as champion for IAP/RGap action items. 
  • Champion training efforts in the operating areas related to new cost reduction capital and non-capital projects.
  • Create and Conduct training as needed to ensure department leadership and hourly teams are knowledgeable on ME process.
  • Coordinate technical efforts of departments through participation in regular project review meetings.
  • Support business units with strategic evaluations and/or performance tracking, as well as budgeting/business analysis. 
  • Support operating business units as needed regarding operations management. Act as liaison between operating areas within the mill.
  • Champion resolution to complex operating issues as needed.
  • Be knowledgeable and participate in Maintenance/Reliability work systems such as Manufacturing Work Systems (MWS), Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Basic Care (BC) development and Precision Maintenance (IEPM).
  • The ME resource may occasionally be required to provide support for project management and/or outage management during annual outages. 
  • Manage development of ME engineers and REACH engineers while actively driving self-development.
  • Foster peer relationships within the Deliberate Improvement Organization to ensure overall ME team skill set is constantly growing, particularly where more experienced team members can positively support development of less experienced team members. 

 

 

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • B.S in Engineering, related degree or experience
  • Customer Focus
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning

 

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance

 

The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities

 

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.

 

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Bogalusa, LA  70427

Location: 

Bogalusa, LA, US, 70427-1060

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Sep 20, 2022

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