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Tacoma, Washington, 98421
Responsible for managing the OCC (Old Corrugated Container) Plant. Responsible for all activities in the department including safety, environmental, quality & customer satisfaction, cost, production, maintenance planning, financial budgets & results, capital project support, people development, and employee & labor relations. On-call responsibility in 24/7 work environment to respond to safety and production issues. Other duties & responsibilities as assigned.
How you will impact WestRock:
Safety Lead safety systems and processes that support achieving our continually improving annual goals.
Assure a safe, engaged and highly motivated workforce by providing role modeling and leadership in safety and environmental efforts; communicating safety consistently, accountability while providing fair and equal treatment.
Environmental Lead department environmental management systems to ensure compliance and environmental stewardship while working closing with the Tacoma Mill Environmental Department
Quality/Customer Satisfaction focus on the "no fail basics" of quality and service coupled with innovation to provide winning solutions to our internal customers
Cost Develop and maintain methods for tracking and reducing chemical and operational costs.
Production Optimize OCC schedules to maximize the mill's production while continually increasing OCC uptime % and productivity while reducing off quality.
Capital Execution Provide input to capital projects from inception through completion that are related to the OCC area.
Create an environment of mutual respect and trust for our co-workers and customers
Empower and engage co-workers to improve our safety and productivity and lower our cost to produce
Satisfy our customers every time
Do the right thing for WestRock always
High sense of urgency
Attention to detail; develop and follow Standard Operating Procedures and processes to reduce human errors
What you need to succeed:
B.S. Degree with at least 1 year of Paper Mill and/or Pulp Mill experience.
Must be a strong leader with demonstrated skills in interpersonal skills, customer service, communication and high sense of urgency and attention to detail
Must work well in Teams, both as a Team Leader and Team Member
Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office products
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
OCC Plant or Recycling Center management experience
Understanding of Box Plant Corrugator operation
Customer visits and/or interaction experience
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.