Engineering Management, Engineering Management - Paper Engineering
We are searching for a Operations Manager for our state-of-the-art converting facility in Elwood, Illinois. Reporting to the mill manager, this role will focus on improving and optimizing current processes for 10 converting lines across our existing mill, establish strategic direction and execute operational excellence for operations. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team, work with the latest technology, and to make a lasting positive impact on our business.
Directs the production operation and manages the most difficult problems involving the manufacturing process; ensuring the manufacture of products in planned quantities, at budgeted cost, and at desired quality.
Responsible for safety performance, managing safety programs that include annual training, scheduled safety meetings, and safe job performance by employees.
Develops safety SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedure) and Guidelines.
Manages the department to ensure that production budgets are met or exceeded.
Manages and develops employees’ performance while growing employee competence through training.
Determines corrective action for production problems.
Ensures adequate raw material supplies are maintained for continued production.
Leads crews to improve processes by identifying and eliminating non value added activities (waste).
Prepares and distributes information regarding changes to policies and procedures (as a result of kaizens or other CI opportunities) to employees.
Education and related experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field preferred.
Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience required
Minimum of 5 years in a fast-paced converting or related manufacturing facility.
Experience that will put you ahead:
Experience within the Pulp and Paper converting operation
Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience
Find out from our employees what they like about working for Clearwater Paper.
What do you like most about working at Clearwater Paper? The size of the company allows me to interact with other departments at my site and companywide. This interaction has helped me learn many different facets of the business, while also improving my overall day-to-day business and operation knowledge.
What do you like most about working in your department or function? In my role as superintendent, I develop long-term departmental strategic planning and work to optimize day-to-day operational management in an ever changing and challenging environment.
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About Clearwater Paper Corporation
We are the country's largest provider of private label tissue to retail grocery chains and a world-class manufacturer of high-quality bleached paperboard. We help customers strengthen brands and capture market share. We are also an active corporate citizen in the communities where we work and live. Get to know more about us at www.clearwaterpaper.com