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Assistant Plant Manager

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Georgia-Pacific Chemicals benefits society by safely delivering long-term value to our customers faster and more efficiently than our competitors. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. For more about who we are and what we do, visit our website at: http://www.gp-chemicals.com/Home

Our facility in Taylorsville, MS is currently seeking an Assistant Plant Manager to join our team.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Responsible for the safety, compliance, customer quality, cost control, and production of the resin, formaldehyde, and spray dry processes
  • Directly supervises 5 production supervisors and indirectly supervises 24-26 production operators
  • Apply Human and Operational Performance (HOP) principles to create a collaborative safety culture which increases capacity in our processes to achieve our goal on zero SIF’s
  • Lead employees in the understanding, identification, and elimination of critical hazards and ongoing development of PTZ objectives
  • Understanding of environmental regulations and risks to ensure operations team can execute tasks to ensure compliance
  • Understanding of PSM/RMP requirements in order to maintain compliance with respect to GP’s Chemical Process Safety program, including: PHA’s, MOC’s, PSSR’s, SOP’s, and incident investigations and RCA’s
  • Lead and participate in operational excellence efforts to achieve goals in the areas of OEE, product yield, operating costs, and product quality
  • Utilize new technologies to transform operations capabilities to more efficiently achieve OPEX goals
  • Work directly with the plant engineer and/or maintenance manager to achieve maintenance/reliability goals relative to asset availability, including capital project prioritization and implementation
  • Work directly with quality manager to understand process trends which could impact product quality, optimize recipes to improve batch times, and investigate any off-spec events
  • Work with quality manager and R&D to modify and/or develop new products
  • Oversee raw material supplies and ordering, production scheduling, and customer orders
  • Work with sales team to understand customer requirements in order to maximize efficiency opportunities while supporting and generating value for the customer

The Experience You Will Bring

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Chemical Manufacturing
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field


Salary and Benefits Commensurate

with Experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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