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Power Area Process Manager


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Position Title

Power Area Process Manager


Pay Rate:

$129,900 - $171,100

PL15 – PL16 (PL/Pay may vary upon experience)


Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.

Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. This job is eligible to participate in IP’s short –term incentive plan.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

Mansfield Mill

1202 Hwy 509

Mansfield, LA 71052


The Job You Will Perform:

The Power Area Process Manager (Power APM) is responsible for the constant supply of steam, compressed air, and electric power distribution to the Mansfield containerboard mill.  Will be responsible for the operation of four turbine generators to include following all procedures and process maintenance for each unit.  The Power Area Process Manager provides leadership to the operations team and operating shift crews to achieve the mill and Power department objectives. The Power Area Process Manager will develop process improvement plans and implement systems for continuous improvement, additionally the Power APM will manage the power area team in a goal-oriented environment to deliver and exceed target results in the areas of safety, engagement, cost, reliability, and quality.


Key Accountabilities

  • Provide leadership, clear direction, and develop personal accountability to maintain a satisfactory work environment for all employees by providing fair and equal treatment of all reports in the department.
  • Manage the performance and development of salaried and hourly members by setting clear expectations and standards of performance and identifying and providing the necessary skill development training.
  • Direct and lead all manufacturing activities in a manner that meets or exceeds performance and budget expectations.
  • Facilitate integrated action plans for productivity and cost goal attainment and select champions to lead individual integrated action plan items.
  • Continuously improve the operation by staying current with new technologies, sharing best practices, identifying non-value added elements and modeling continuous improvement.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in a technical discipline or equivalent combination of education/experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of manufacturing experience
  • Experience in the Power area operations and processes
  • Knowledge of maintenance management principles
  • Able to collect, communicate, and analyze date
  • Proven ability to lead team and execute work based on metrics and agreed standards and procedures in an industrial environment.
  • Strong verbal skills and experience using computers


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

Sales and Leadership training, promotional opportunities within a global company


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, 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. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and 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 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

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 complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Mansfield  LA  71052

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Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Mar 29, 2024

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