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Continuous Improvement Manager

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Mount Vernon, OH, US, 43050

Company: International Paper

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.

 

 SUMMARY

Responsible for successfully establishing an operating environment that embraces the continuous improvement process. The Continuous Improvement Manager is also responsible for leading the facility efforts in quality and safety functions, through management of all quality systems, and facilitation of the plant safety committee and initiatives. 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work with supervisors and operating teams to understand and improve manufacturing and quality systems, while emphasizing use of manufacturing reliability tools to accomplish operating objectives.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Ensure compliance with all company safety policies and procedures and continue to develop and improve safety systems to include ownership, communication, training, recognition, safety audits and behavioral based safety practices.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Provide EHS support through responsibilities such as leading plant safety team, safety audits, incident investigations, and understanding of OHSA/EPA regulations; facilitate safety orientation for new hires.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Manage internal auditing processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Monitor Tracking Incidents and Credits System status and reporting.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Actively participate in the New Item process, as well as Customer audits and communication. Maintain knowledge of customer specific quality testing, expectations, and requirements.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bachelor’s degree required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">3-5 years’ experience manufacturing experience; preferably in a corrugated or converting environment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and managing high performance work systems and teams
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Knowledge of and compliance with local and corporate policies
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PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Process Management
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Drive for Results
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Building Effective Teams
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Command Skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Customer Focus
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Managing through Systems
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Problem Solving
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Business Acumen
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International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

 

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. 

Mount Vernon OH 43050 


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