Director Of Operations

Koch Industries, Inc. La Mirada , CA 90637

Posted 1 week ago

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific is recruiting a Director of Operations to lead our corrugated converting operations in La Mirada, CA. The La Mirada Director of Operations is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manufacturing leader. With new high-speed machines and a dedicated team, La Mirada is poised to be the flagship production location for Georgia-Pacific.

The Director of Operations will lead the La Mirada team of 120 salaried and hourly union employees in environmental and safety standards and create a culture of safety, compliance as well as Principled Entrepreneurship. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate others to contribute at the highest level are a must.

Check out these videos/links to learn more about the Corrugated Business at Georgia-Pacific:

Georgia-Pacific: How Corrugated Boxes are Made

Georgia-Pacific: Corrugated

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Advancing our company culture, Market Based Management

  • Identifying and aligning operational priorities with commercial business vision - ensure production and delivery of the highest quality products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans and profit objectives

  • Provide strategic leadership and coaching to employees through a shared vision for the operation.

  • Develop knowledge systems and measurements that help the business make profitable decisions.

  • Effectively manage and advance all aspects of manufacturing Safety & Health, Environmental, Reliability, Quality, Productivity, Cost, Yield, Compliance and Capital/Maintenance Investment

  • Develop an understanding of the current state, the desired future state, develops and executes plans and strategies to close the gaps.

  • Identify, understand and adopt relevant best practices to advance faster than the competition

  • Develop, lead and coach teams for maximum engagement and participation in pursuit of objectives and goals.

  • Direct and indirect responsibilities for salary and hourly operation employees, including development of roles/responsibilities/expectations, performance reviews and compensation evaluations for each individual employee

  • Influencing, interfacing, and gaining credibility across a wide range of levels:

  • Executive (GP management team, senior leadership, external customers)

  • Direct reports, Supervisors and front-line employees

  • Commercial/sales employees

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of Plant/Operations Management experience within the manufacturing/production industry, to include: production, maintenance, scheduling, and/or shipping departments

  • Experience managing direct reports

  • Experience with or Knowledge of Health & Safety processes

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree

  • Experience working within the corrugated packaging industry

  • Experience with high speed manufacturing/converting machinery

  • Knowledge of equipment servicing, planning/scheduling, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering, quality and corrugator/converting processes & equipment

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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