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Shift Leader (Pulp/Utilities)

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Shift Leader for the Pulp and Utilities area of our containerboard mill in Toledo, OR.  The Shift Leader will be responsible for leading shift employees to work injury-free/incident free in a continuous manufacturing environment consistent with management philosophy and framework. The Shift Leader is also responsible for supervising and coordinating real-time production efforts that result in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance, reliability, quality, production, and costs.  The Shift Leader reports to the Department Area Leader.


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Leading a shift team in the production of containerboard in a safe and efficient manner and to take ownership of the existing safety and quality processes
  • Coordinating real-time efforts of area teams to safely meet the daily production plan
  • Supervising shift employees in the pulp and utilities area of the mill
  • Facilitating team development and communication, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership and holding employees accountable
  • Driving safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively eliminate hazards
  • Promoting employee involvement, providing coaching, feedback and direction as required
  • Assisting with troubleshooting production issues
  • Providing safety training to crew members and deliver training materials in a meaningful approach
  • Providing coaching and performance management
  • Utilizing excellent communication skills
  • Working in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas while adhering to all safety rules and regulations, including wearing and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • The hours are a rotating 12-hour shift which includes two days 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM and two nights 6:30 PM - 6:30 AM with four days off

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing, industrial, or military environment
  • Experience with coaching, training, and developing staff
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other PC-based production reporting systems applications

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Associate’s Degree or higher
  • Five (5) or more years of supervisory experience in an industrial, manufacturing or military environment
  • Experience in a wood products manufacturing environment

Toledo, situated on a bend of the Yaquina River and surrounded by wooded hills, is just seven miles inland from the Central Oregon Coast, the only inland coastal community with a deep-water channel.  The historic town cascades over the hillsides to the river.  Once a bustling lumber mill town, Toledo’s industries today include lively boat repair businesses and Port of Toledo facilities; which support the fishing industry; a vibrant arts community, and a modern paper products mill.  (visittheoregoncoast.com)

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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